National Defence Volunteer Lists

Ravensden - 1803

Men were recorded thus:

1st class    Men between 17 and 30, unmarried, no children living under 10 years

2nd class    30 - 50 years, unmarried, and no children under 10 years

3rd class     17 to 30 married, or 2 children under 10 years

4th class      Remainder of men between 17 and 55 (ie unmarried men between 50 and 55; married men over 30; married men 17 - 30 with more than two children under 10

All these named are volunteers except one who is "not willing"

Name Occupation Class
     
Uriah Robinson Farmer 2
     
Joseph Mays Labourer 3
     
Geo. Mays Farmer 4
     
Thos. Mays Junr Farmer 4
     
Rob. Ayres Servant 2
     
Wm. Clark Servant 1
     
John Armstrong Labourer 4
     
Thos. Bandy Taylor, widower 2
     
Joseph Numan Wheeler. Not willing 1
     
John Peacock Farmer 1
     
Daniel Long Labourer 4
     
Geo. Wilson Yeoman 1
     
Wm. Irons Servant 1
     
Wm. Trueman Servant 1
     
Wm. Emery Yeoman 4
     
Jn. Plowman Servant 1
     
James Norman Servant 1
     
Jn. Whiles Labourer 3
     
Rich'd Moses Labourer 4
     
Wm. Whiteman Tradesman 4
     
Wm. Simons Servant 1
     
Jn. Howkins Farmer 4
     
Wm. Allen Servant 1
     
Law. Castleman Farmer 4
     
Jn. Towns Labourer 4
     
Jn. Mays jnr Farmer 4
     
Thos. Mays Labourer 4
     
Wm. Wilkinson Labourer 4
     
Wm. Cambers Labourer 3
     
Jn. Deaton Labourer 4
     
Rich'd Cambers Labourer 4
     
Jn. Peacock Labourer 1
     
Wm. Basley Labourer 3
     
Wm. Fensom Labourer 3
     
Jos. Dawson Labourer 3

 

 

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