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1787 ALMANAC

MILITIA OF JAMAICA

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Throughout the following Lists, those marked * are Members of the Council, and those marked with this mark @ are Members of Assembly.

ST. CATHERINE'S REGIMENT

Three Battalions

Colonel-in-Chief, Major General Hon. WIlliam P. Browne *

First Battalion - Spanish Town

FIELD OFFICERS

Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant, William Mitchell @

CAPTAINS

James Lewis
John W. Taylor
Richard Goodman
Francis Smart
J. Munro
Richard Goodman
Eth. Th. Matthews
John Cosens

LIEUTENANTS

John W. Norton
William Walter
Philip Redwood
Charles Graham
George Cruickshank
John G. Millward
Henry Redwar
P. Grant
Daniel Pennington
Robert Shawe

ENSIGNS

Edward Brailsford
Mark Lynch
Peter Rennalls
Thomas Newland
William Ramsay
William Hay Davis
James Dalhouse
John Butler

Adjutant, William Hay Davis
Quartermaster, Robert Pitcairn

ARTILLERY

Captain, John Clement, 45. 12s. 6d.

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Second Battalion - St. John's and St. Dorothy's

Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant, Thomas Brooks @

Majors, Hon. William Jackson @, Joseph Woodhouse @

CAPTAINS

William Thompson
Anthony Burke
Peter Craddock

LIEUTENANTS

Vesey Daly
John Mickle
Robert Ogilvie
John Denny
John Thompson

ENSIGNS

D. Poppleton
Fr. Woodhouse
James McCala
John Leighton
Samuel Quinsborough

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Third Battalion - St. Thomas in the Vale

Lieutenant Colonel Commandant, Henry Rennalls@
Majors, Robert James, Robert Page

CAPTAINS

Anthony Yeates
Timothy Laurence
William Caldwell, (brevet Major)
John McKay
John H. Stanbury

LIEUTENANTS

John McDonald
Walter Welch
Robinson Smith
William Smith
Alexander King
Charles Jones
James Rule
Peter Douglas

ENSIGNS

Angus McKay
John S. Brodbelt

STAFF

Chaplain, Reverend Inglis Turing
Surgeon, Alexander Thomson
Surgeon's Mate, George Clarke
Adjutant, John McKay
Quartermaster, Thomas Greensword

---> In this Battalion the Grenadier-Company acts as Light-Horse. During Prince William Henry's residence in this Island in 1783, they had the honor of attending him as a Body-Guard, and His Royal Highness was so much pleased with their conduct, that he desired that they should in future be named Prince William Henry's Troop, and a Standard with his Arms, by his Royal Highness's command, was presented to them.


CLARENDON REGIMENT

Colonel, Williams Smith
Lieutenant-Colonel, John Read
Majors, Thomas Ludford, Jonathan Ludford

CAPTAINS

Arthur McKenzie
James Hewitt
Jacob Cole
John Waugh
Joseph Israel
John Cole
John Anderson

LIEUTENANTS

William Hewitt Israel
George Forbes
William Stewart
Ed. Wheeler Fearon
John Russell
John Burrell
John Mitchell
R. Wheeler Fearon
John Ennis Read
George Napier
William Kellet Hewitt
Francis Smith
John Bryan
George Morley

ENSIGNS

Robert Waugh
Walrond Fearon
John Forth Allison
Thomas Raymond
Daniel Kerr
William Thomas Anderson

ARTILLERY

Captain, Thomas Ballantine
Leutenants, Donald Campbell, James Blair


VERE REGIMENT

Colonel, Pusey Manning
Lieutenant-Colonels, Tristram Ratcliff, H. Roger Jackson
Majors, George Rodon, Dutton Smith Turner

CAPTAINS

Alexander McCrae
James Craggs
Charles Hutchinson

LIEUTENANTS

H. Booth Blinshall
Donald Fraser
William Turner
Henry Maxwell
Alexander Schaw
Henry Golburn
William Hudson

ENSIGNS

Paul Christian
Robert Huggins
Wotton Scott

STAFF

Chaplain, Rev. Francis Johnston
Deputy Judge Advocate, D.MacLean
Adjutant, William Turner
Quartermaster, G. Paul Freeman
Surgeon's Mate, George Husband


ST. MARY AND ST. GEORGE'S REGIMENT

Two Battalions

Colonel in Chief, Major General Donald Campbell

First, or St. Mary's Battalion

Colonel Commandant, William Ross
Lieut. Colonel, Charles Montgomery
Major, Patrick Kein

CAPTAINS

Thomas Muir
Robert Campbell
John Hodgson
John Nielson
James Campbell
Richard Bennet
Benjamin Hind
Alexander Rose
W. Reid
James Gardner

LIEUTENANTS

Thomas Archer
Alexander Sherriff
Walter Pollock
James Duthie
John McDonald
John Walnar
Richard Clarke
John Sadler
Henry Williams
Hugh Rose

ENSIGNS

James Alexander
John Mapletoft
William Turner
George Atkinson
Stephen Donnelan
Alexander Hamilton
Lewis Clarke
William Turner
John Brice
Abraham Hodgson
J. Scott

Adjutant, Walter Pollock Deputy Judge Advocate, Gustavus McFarquhar
Quartermaster, Alexander Sherriffe
Surgeon, William Logan
Surgeon's Mate, ---- Anderson

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Second, or St. George's Battalion

Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant, John Sanderson

Major, Rupert McKay

CAPTAINS

James Anderson
Robert Cumming
Richard Jones
David Sherriffe

LIEUTENANTS

Robert Farquharson
William Kelly
Alexander Farquharson
Hugh Morrison
Francis Pendergast

ENSIGNS

Robert Watson
Hector Ross
John Calder
George Cooper
James Jones
Alexander Goure

Adjutant, Hector Ross
Quartermaster, John Calder
Surgeon, Sylvester Jepson
Surgeon's Mate, Dun. Bethune

Deputy Judge Advocate, Francis Prendergast


ST. ANN'S REGIMENT

Colonel, William Robertson
Lieutenant-Colonel, Stephen Breary Major, William Grier

CAPTAINS

William Hind
Charles Stirling
James Lawrence
George Reid Tracey
Robert Grier
George Fuller Brown

LIEUTENANTS

William Sharpe
John Hind
Josiah Gallimore
William James Parsons
Thomas Jenkins
Thomas Riley
John Gray
Thomas Gabandon
Ralph Walker
John Scrogie
Henry Smallwood

ENSIGNS

William Daw. Wilmot
Robert Taylor
Henry Marshal
Thomas Deares
James Knight
Thomas Yorke
C. Cooper Parsons
Humph. Gallimore
John Watkis
John Cross
George Amos

Deputy Judge Advocate, John Ridley
Adjutant, William Parke
Surgeon, Adam Anderson
Barrackmaster, Don Campbell

ARTILLERY

Captain, William Parke
1st Lieutenant, Adam Weir
Second Lieutenant and Fireworker, T. Reid Tracey

TROOP OF LIGHT HORSE

Captain, Donald McDonald

LIEUTENANTS

Anthony Garvey
James Grier

Surgeon, Peter Yule


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