West Orchard

Dorset Militia Ballot List 1790

Transcribed by Sue Thornton-Grimes from the original documents on microfilm at the Dorset History Centre, Ref: Mic/R/500

A true List of all Persons usually, and at this Time, dwelling within the Parish, Tithing, or Place of West Orchard  between the Ages of 18 and 45 Years; distinguishing their Ranks and Occupations, Family, Size, Exemptions and Infirmities.

Dated the 18th Day of November 1790

Names Ranks and Occupations Family Size Exemptions and Infirmities
as near as may be
Wife No. of children Feet Inches
Wm. Small Labourer 1 1 5 6  
Geo. Roberts Labourer 1 1 5 5  
Isaac(?) Dennis Servant - - 5 6  
John Short Servant - - 5 6  
Wm Drew Farmer 1 - 5 10 Lame
Thos. Collins Cordwainer (?) 1 3 5 5 F? supp. Serving by Substitude in the Supplementary
Edward Beel Smith 1 1 5 4  
Robert Sansom Labourer - - 5 4  
J(?) Mitchell Tythingman          
James Fifett            
John Fifett            
Joseph Roberts            
Benjamin Roberts   1 2 5 6  
James Lush Labourer 1 3 5 6  

If any Person or Persons think themselves aggrieved by having their Name Inserted in this List or by any Case Omitted may appeal on Thursday the 22nd Day of this Instant November at the Swan Inn in Sturminster or no appeal for any Incapacity will afterwards be received

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