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Elgin Fencibles 1794-1802

Duncan McNaughton

Elgin Fencibles 1794-1802

a forgotten part of Scottish military history

by Duncan McNaughton

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Published by Duncan McNaughton in Dunfermline .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Elgin Fencibles.

  • Edition Notes

    Title from cover.

    StatementDuncan McNaughton.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18543933M

    An armed uprising. A conspiracy. An assassination. A hanging. These events, starting with the crushing of Jacobite rebels at Culloden in and culminating six years later in the so-called Appin Murder, provided Robert Louis Stevenson with the plot of his enduringly popular novel Kidnapped. Online etext Territorial soldiering in the north-east of Scotland during by John Malcolm Bulloch (page 38 of 58): the collection of free ebooks.

    Letter Book of Royal Aberdeen Volunteers, Muster Roll for Correspondence on arms, uniforms and commissions. Papers and Lanarkshire correspondence concerning Cambuslang Volunteers, Muster Roll of Company of Royal Edinburgh Volunteers, ca Account Book, Elgin Raised by Earl of Elgin, Fencibles, Fife.5/5(7). This book is designed to help readers better understand Scottish politics in the s, and hopefully to stimulate its fuller integration into eighteenth-century British history. Even where general texts include some consideration of Scottish developments, which is all too rarely, they are frequently inaccurate and ill .


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The Elgin Fencibles a forgotten part of Scottish military history, Duncan McNaughton., Toronto Public Library. This is a list of British fencible fencibles (from the word defencible) were British Army regiments raised in the United Kingdom and in the colonies for defence against the threat of invasion during the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence and French Revolutionary Wars in the late 18th century.

Usually temporary units, composed of local volunteers, commanded by. The plan of raising a fencible corps in the Highlands was first proposed and carried into effect by William Pitt the Elder, (afterwards Earl of Chatham) in the year During the three preceding years both the fleets and armies of Great Britain had suffered reverses, and it was thought that a "home guard" was necessary as a bulwark against invasion.

An Elgin Fencibles 1794-1802 book highland fencible corps: the history of the Reay Fencible Highland Regiment of Foot, or Mackay's Highlanders,with an account of its services in Ireland during the rebellion of Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : List of British fencible regiments explained.

This is a list of British fencible fencibles (from the word) were British Army regiments raised in the United Kingdom and in the colonies for defence against the threat of invasion during the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence and French Revolutionary Wars in the late 18th century.

2 Mar Surgeon Midlothian Fencibles of Light Dragoons. 21 July Surgeon Lord Elgin Fencibles (–). 1 Jan Surgeon 89th Elgin Fencibles 1794-1802 book of Foot.

His pay was 9s 4d a day. 10 Dec Arrived at Malta. 20 Dec Left with for Egypt. Defence of Scotland - Militia, Fencibles & Volunteer Corps, Scottish Sources £ grams Elgin Fencibles,A5, 30pp, Duncan McNaughton £ grams *Glamis War Memorial £ 95 grams *Kirriemuir War Memorial £ grams.

Fencible Corps. The plan of raising Fencible Corps in the Highlands was first proposed and carried into effect by Mr Pitt (afterwards the Earl of Chatham), in the year During the three preceding years both the fleets and armies of Great Britain had suffered reverses, and to retrieve the national character great efforts were necessary.

THE COLOURS OF THE LOYAL MACLEOD FENCIBLES THE COLOURS OF THE LOYAL MacLEOD FENCIBLES, and embodied at Elgin by Major-General Leith Hay, and later marched to Portpatrick under the command of Colonel MacLeod. It there land Regiment of Foot, or Mackay's Highlanders, " by Captain I.

Mackay Scobie,Appendix II, p. An Old Highland Fencible Corps: The History of the Reay Fencible Highland Regiment of Foot, or Mackay's Highlanders,With an Account of Its the Rebellion of (Classic Reprint) [Scobie, I.

Mackay] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An Old Highland Fencible Corps: The History of the Reay Fencible Highland Regiment of Foot, or Mackay's HighlandersReviews: 1. Col. 1 (Strathspey) fencibles97 Ft. Inverness militia Biography.

The influence and prestige which Grant as chief of his clan enjoyed in Strathspey was enhanced by the popularity earned by his lively concern for local improvement and the welfare of his kinsmen and tenants.

The Scottish Fencibles raised in had eight companies each, except the Orkney, which had three. [48] Those raised in – had ten companies, except the 1st Battalion Rothesay and Caithness Regiment, which had eight, and three others — the Angus Volunteers, Ross-shire and Shetland Fencibles — which had only two companies.

[48]. Defence of Scotland - Militia, Fencibles & Volunteer Corps, Scottish Sources £ grams Elgin Fencibles,A5, 30pp, Duncan McNaughton £ grams Men of Lower Deeside of Military Age in A4, 39pp, David L. Walker £ grams Militia and of Galston Parish, Ayrshire, also index to names of. This is a list of British fencible regiments.

The fencibles were British Army regiments raised in the United Kingdom and in the colonies for defence against the threat of invasion during the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence and French Revolutionary Wars in the late 18th century. Usually temporary units, composed of local volunteers, commanded by Regular Army officers, their.

Northern Fencibles () Raised by the 4th Duke of Gordon; contains a muster roll of men. Northern Fencibles () Raised by the 4th Duke of Gordon; contains a muster roll of men Strathspey Fencibles () Raised by Sir James Grant of Grant. A supplementary account of the mutiny is given.

Militia: Infantry (from ). This is a list of British fencible regiments. The fencibles (from the word defencible) were British Army regiments raised in the United Kingdom and in the colonies for defence against the threat of invasion during the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence and French Revolutionary Wars in the late 18th century.

Usually temporary units, composed of local volunteers, commanded by. Articles - Reenactments and Units - Book Reviews - Quizzes- Replicas- Links - Chart of British Regiments - Sound Clips - Prints for Sale - Animated GIF Battles - Chronology of Events - Video Clips.

Captains of the Canadian Fencibles in by Robert Henderson. While this article is on the Canadian Fencibles there is useful information on other fencible regiments raised in North America, the.

WO /57/ after 8 years of service COWELL JOHN Isle of Man Fencibles; 38th Foot Regiment WO 97//21 [Buthel] COWEN THOMAS Maughold 48th Foot Regiment WO // The plan of raising a fencible corps in the Highlands was first proposed and carried into effect by William Pitt the Elder, (afterwards Earl of Chatham) in the year During the three preceding years both the fleets and armies of Great Britain had suffered reverses, and it was thought that a "home guard" was necessary as a bulwark against invasion.

In England county militia regiments were. Full text of "Territorial soldiering in the north-east of Scotland during " See other formats. The following is the OCR text of a book and will likely contain conversion errors. This page is designed to be indexed by search engines.

Click on a page number to view the book in your web browser. The text is believed to be in the Public Domain. Page 1. C I € CC. Adin tn.*The Earl of Elgin's Regiment of Fencible Infantry [also known as Elgin's Fencible Highlanders] 28 November - 15 October Colonel Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin: Ireland ; Fifeshire Regiment of Fencible Infantry: 20 October - 11 April The Elgin Fencibles ML2 E The Military in East Lothian ML2 E List of Officers, drill-instructors and members of the Regiment [from: A History of the Fife Light Horse, Thomson] ML2 F.