London Metropolitan Archives - Item Details

MIDDLESEX MILITIA

Date of Creation:

1644

Reference Code:

ACC/0047

Scope and Content:
  • Printed sheet of orders issued by the Committee for the Militia of the County of Middlesex, ordering lists of able-bodied men to be made, and 'watches' to be raised and armed when necessary.
Extent: 0.45 linear metres
Classification: ASSOCIATIONS
Site Location: London Metropolitan Archives
Level of Description:
    Collection

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Administrative History:
  • A militia force was raised from the civilian population of a county, in order to supplement the regular army in cases of emergency. In Middlesex they were called out at times of unrest.
Creator: Committee for the Militia of the County of Middlesex
Copyright: City of London
Source of Acquisition:
  • Record deposited in December 1935.
  • ACC/0047
Access Restrictions: These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 2018
Physical Condition: Fit
Arrangement: One document catalogued as ACC/0047/001.