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Militia List 1803, Parish of St Mary Steps, Exeter

Trewmans, Printers, High Street, Exeter

Devon Record Office, Miscellaneous Papers Box 5

The document is the property of Exeter City Council, and its transcript is provided here with their kind permission.

Transcribed by Iris Sutton

Abbreviations to names are as in the original document. The headings were written in full at the top of every column, these have been replaced by letters to save space. Errors in entering the information in columns are as in the original.


Constable's List (Militia List) of the Parish of St Stephen, Exon

Column Headings, originally written in full at top of each column.
A    1st Class, 17 to 30 unmarried and no children under 10 years
B 2nd Class, 30 to 50 unmarried, and no children under 10 years
C 3rd Class, 17 to 30 married, or two children under 10 years.
D 4th Class, Remainder between 17 and 55.

NAMES Description A            B            C            D            REMARKS
Rt. Newcombe Smith       1 Volunteer
John Beer     1     Will serve if Wanted
Robt Ridgway Mason Deaf 1     Do.
Jos. Townshend Dyer   1     Do.
John Townshend Joiner 1       Do.
Wm. Annan Traveler   1     Do.
Rt. Hoadgate       1   Do.
Rd. Gay Dealer in Fish       1 Do.
Wm. Landry Dyer       1 Do
Rt. Shapcott Fuller   1     Do.
Wm. Able Chimny Sweep       1 Do.
John Wood Baker     1   Do.
Wm. Langworthy Miller       1 Volunteer
Danl. Mardon Joiner 1       Do.
Rd. Elliot Taylor 1       Do.
Thos. Clark Miller     1   Do.
John Willson Gardner 1       Willing to serve
Rt. Chudleigh Hellier   1     Do.
Wm. Doods Labourer     1   Do.
John Dillen Gardner 1       Do.
Wm. Ford Dyer 1       Do.
Thos. Vaughn Ivory Worker     1   Volunteer
Henry Bartlett Baker   1     Willing to serve
John Rickard Watch Maker 1       Do.
James Rickard Engraver 1       Do.
Wm. Stevens Smith     1   Volunteer
Edwd. Twigs Felmonger     1   Willing to serve
Wm. Upcott Weaver   1     Do.
John Joint Labourer   1     Do.
John Berry Weaver   1     Volunteer
James Berry Labourer 1       Willing to serve
Saml. Poole Dyer 1       Volunteer
Geo. Warren Do. 1       Apprentice
Wm. Wannacott Husbandman       1 Willing to serve
Wm. Ellis Do.       1 Do.
John Rickard Watch Maker         Infirm
John Barrett Labourer       1 Will serve if wanted
Samuel Alford Do. 1       Do.
J. Broom Gardner       1 Will crisp the wings of the French Frog Eaters
    12 8 7 9 Vol 9 Infirm 1
John Lang       1    
John Dibden   1        
Wm. Haywood         1  
Thos. Bedford Broker       1 Lost one Eye
John Pauling Cooper       1 Infirm
John Pauling Junr   1       Volunteer
John Best Smith       1 Give Bonnyparte Mungle Turnes
Roger Densham Labourer   1     Not Able to Carry Arms
James Wright Marriner       1 Great Guns
John Johnson Brazier 1       Willing to serve
Wm. Turner Builder       1 Artificer to Genl Simcoe
Frans. Turner   1       Willing to Serve
Geo. Turner   1       Do.
Jon. West Labourer 1       Do.
John Pearce Mason       1 Do.
Wm. Addicott         1 Infirm
Wm. Crane Smith 1       Willing to Serve
Fedrk. Crane Do. 1       Do.
John Ayers         1 Do.
Wm. Discombe Shopman 1       Serve if Required
John Discombe   1       Do.
Josh. Tothell   1       Volunteer
Josh Matthews Dyer 1       Will serve if Wanted
Walter Davy Labourer       1 Do.
Rt. Bartlett Joiner       1 Do.
John Ellis Weaver       1 Do.
Francis Ellis Weaver 1       Objected twice
Saml. Drew Dyer 1       Volunteer
Wm. Glare Smith 1       Do.
L. W. Williams Joiner       1 Do.
Henry Board Glazier     1   Do.
Chrisr. Eames Mason       1 Willing to serve
Wm. Savage Hellier 1       Volunteer
Wm. Haddy Labourer   1     Willing to serve
John Godfrey Pressman     1   Disabled
Thos. Ebbles Fuller       1 Will serve
Abr. Huxtable Labourer       1 Do.
James Smith Hellier       1 Do.
Josh. Beddle Labourer 1       Do.
Henry Beddle Do. 1       Do.
John Shapcot Dyer 1       Carry Arms
Rt. Adams Brazer       1 Volunteers
    31 11 10 27 Vol 17 Infirm 6
Joseph Ellis Labourer       1 6 children
Johs. Ellis Junr. Do.       1  
John Richardson Millwright         Lame
Richd. Melluish Millman 1       Volunteer
James Westlake Hellier 1       Carry Arms
Charles Boucher Dyer       1 Lieut. in the Volunteers
John Peppernall Labourer   1     Discharged Seaman
Abram. Strang Millman       1  
John Came Do.       1 Carry Arms
John Hane Labourer       1 Fight sword in hand if the French comes
Rt. Hane           Cripple
Wm. Strong Millman     1   Carry arms
Saml. Bradford Do. 1       Apprentice
Andw. Melhuish Do.     1   Volunteer
Wm. Strong Millman       1 Ditto
Daniel Strang Do. 1       Do.
Nathan Burt Do       1 Willing to serve if wanted
John Pyne Do.     1   Ditto
John Came Do   1      
George Bennett Do.       1 Carry Arms
Saml. Cox Fuller       1  
Caleb Cox   1       Apprentice
Jos. Richardson Fuller       1  
Robt. Ganniclift Ditto       1 Volunteer
Thos. Tar Smith 1       Ditto
Isaac Thorn Ditto 1       Do.
John Cousins Taylor     1   Do.
Thos. Burt Glass Cutter 1       Do.
Edwd. Gover Labourer       1 Willing to serve
Wm. Stuckey   1       Ditto
John Southcot Husbandman       1 If Boneyparte comes will do anything to make him repent.
Richd. Warren Waggoner       1 Unfit for service
John Ellworthy Husbandman       1 Will mow down Bonny
Thos. Underhill         1  
Wm. Gatty Miller       1 Lame
John Gatty Do. 1       Volunteer
Edmond Foster Joiner       1 Will serve if Wanted
George Bodley Iron Founder       1 Ditto
George Bodley Junr. Ditto 1       Ditto
Wm Berry Cheesemonger       1  
Wm. Ayers         1 Ditto
John Warren Pressman       1 Artillery
Wm. Vicary       1    
  Total 42 13 15 50 Vol 28 Infirm 10


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