Yeomanry & Infantry Militia in Essex during 1813


The Lord Lieutenant of Essex completed a record of active Infantry, Yeoman and Volunteer Cavalry Units in Essex during 1813.


1st Essex Volunteer Cavalry at Colchester

Essex Union Legion Cavalry at Chelmsford and towns/villages to south and west

East Essex Volunteer Cavalry at Chelmsford and towns/villages to the east

1st Squadron Essex Yeomanry Cavalry at Barking and towns/villages to the south

2nd Troop Essex Gentleman and Yeomanry at Chelmsford and surrounding villages

3rd Troop Gentleman and Yeomanry at Barking and towns/villages to the north

Freshwell Hundred Corps Volunteer Cavalry at Saffron Walden area

Halstead Volunteer Cavalry at Halstead and towns/villages to the east

Haverhill Troop Volunteer Cavalry at Halstead and towns/villages to the north

Havering, Barnstable and Chafford Volunteer Cavalry at Orsett and surrounding towns/villages


Barking Volunteer Infantry

St Osyth Volunteer Infantry

Wakering Volunteer Infantry( later to become Wakering Volunteer Cavalry)

West Ham Volunteer Infantry


Source Essex Records Office