Men Impressed for Service in Ireland 12.10.1601

Thomas Wates of Ravensden

 

County Militia Musters c. 1683

Ravensden   3 muskets, 1 corslet

Edward Haines

Thomas Meadborow

Wm Russell (out)

Giles Smith

 



Muster List 1699


A militia foot company under Colonel Hervey mustered at Bedford, 12th and 13th September 1699

Ravensden - 2 muskets

 

William Clayton

William Hopkins

 



Militia Ballot Lists 1757


Men were chosen by lot to serve in the militia for 3 years.  They had the option of finding a substitute or paying a fine of 10.   If they paid the fine they were appointed to serve in the militia again when the ballot was next held.


Parish for which elected Militiamen chosen by lot Substitute Names signed to
Ravensden Charles Larrat Paid 10
Ravensden Geo. Huckle Ensam Fleming Ensam Fleming



Militia Rolls 23.3.1763


No of Men Parish and Hamlet Men Chosen by Lot Men enrolled to serve
2 Ravensden John Newell (time not expired)
Ravensden John Walton Daniel Swales



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