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RECORDS FOR THE BERWICKSHIRE MILITIA 1813

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Geoffrey

Geoffrey Report 5 Nov 2013 17:43

MY GGG GRANDFATHER WAS IN THE BERWICKSHIRE MILITIA AS A SEAMAN IN 1813 ....FROM EDINBURGH?

was plain ann now annielaurie

was plain ann now annielaurie Report 5 Nov 2013 22:46

Where did you get the information from? Militia is Army, so not sure why he was a seaman??

Geoffrey

Geoffrey Report 6 Nov 2013 09:24

Annielaurie ...On his marriage (Edinb) 1813 was serving in the Berw. Militia but later on a death cert. ..down as an ordinary seaman ...??

Staffs Col

Staffs Col Report 6 Nov 2013 14:23

May have transferred service into the Royal Navy (people did then, as indeed they do now)

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 6 Nov 2013 16:46


Berwickshire Militia - They were formed as a response to the threat from Napoleon. The regimental diary and pay books are lodged at the National Archives (Kew)

was plain ann now annielaurie

was plain ann now annielaurie Report 6 Nov 2013 16:54

What was his name and do you mean that seaman was on his own death cert

Evelyn

Evelyn Report 27 Nov 2013 01:16

my ggggrandfather William Fisher was drafted out of his tailor shop and came to america in the war of1812 . he defected and stayed in new york. i would like to find the rest of the family in england.

Eringobragh1916

Eringobragh1916 Report 29 Nov 2013 18:07

Evelyn


Post your request for info ...including any family details etc. on the "Find Ancestors Board" posting on there you should get a wider reponse to your query