The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
List of possible militia men for the Parish of Rotherfield.
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In 1803 Napoleon's threatened invasion of England led to an Act of Parliament to identify those men who could be co-opted into a defence force. Lists were drawn up of all men between the ages of 17 and 55.
NameClassInformationRemarks
Henry AdamsMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Thomas AlchorneMale, age 17-55Occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
William AlchorneMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation FarmerRotherfield militia list
Thomas Allen, labourerMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation FarmerRotherfield militia list
Edward AllenMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
James AshbyMale, age 17-55Occupation MillerRotherfield militia list
John AshbyMale, age 17-55Occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Thomas Avis, farm labourerMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Thomas BabingtonMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation FarmerRotherfield militia list
William BakerMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Thomas BakerMale, age 17-55Lame; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Job BakerMale, age 31-50, unmarried, no children under 10Occupation InnkeeperRotherfield militia list
Thomas BaldenMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Benjamin BaldenMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Lame; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Thomas BaldockMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Thomas BaldockMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Infirm; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Robert BaldockMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation CarpenterRotherfield militia list
John BaldockMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Thomas BardenMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
George BartonMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation FarmerRotherfield militia list
John BassettMale, age 17-30, married, 2 children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Joseph BassettMale, age 31-50, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
S BassettMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Thomas BassettMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
William BassettMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
William BassettMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Francis BeachanMale, age 17-30, married, 2 children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Thomas BeaconMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Henry BedwellMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation FarmerRotherfield militia list
Ambrose Bellingham, farmerMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation FarmerRotherfield militia list
Joseph Bellingham, farmerMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation FarmerRotherfield militia list
William BenneckMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Occupation ApprenticeRotherfield militia list
George BerrickMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
George BerryMale, age 17-55Occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Joseph BerryMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Infirm; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
John BichnallMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
William BillingsMale, age 17-55Occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
John BoarerMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
William BoarerMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation Shoe makerRotherfield militia list
John BonesMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
John BonesMale, age 17-55Occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
George BoxMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
William BriantMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation Hoop makerRotherfield militia list
John BriantMale, age 17-55Overseer; occupation Hoop makerRotherfield militia list
Benjamin Bridger, carpenterMale, age 17-55Occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
George BrookerMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation FarmerRotherfield militia list
John BrookerMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation ClocksmithRotherfield militia list
James BrowneMale, age 17-30, unmarried, no children under 10Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Richard BrownMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation LabourerRotherfield militia list
Robert BrownMale, age 17-55Willing to serve; occupation FarmerRotherfield militia list

Page Index

AdamsPage 1
BrownPage 2
DrawbPage 3
HiderPage 4
LattePage 5
MorphPage 6
SeamePage 7
WestPage 8

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