1761 Militia List, Ireland

Genealogical Office Manuscript 608 as filmed by the LDS on FHL film #0100182

Pages 49 to 53 deal with Co. Londonderry. Only these pages are transcribed here.


Title page of the entire list for Ireland reads:
"A list of OFFICERS in the Several Regiments & Independent Troops & Companies of MILITIA in IRELAND; Taken from the Books in the Secretaries Offices, Dublin: Printed in the Year M.DCC.LXI"

p.49 MILITIA OFFICERS in the County of Londonderry

A Regiment of Dragoons arrayed in 1756

Colonel
Right Honourable Lord Conyngham
Lt Col
Wm Scott
Major
Thos Smyth
Capts
John Ross
Michael Ross
Alexander Ogilby
Capt Lt
George Ogilby
Lts
James Alexander
John Moody
Andrew Alexander
Richard King
Robert McClelan
Cornets
Wm Smith
Henry Hervey
Wm Patton
Leslie Alexander
John Martin
Wm Moor
Qr Mrs
Neil Dogherty
Samuel Martin
Thos Conyngham
Hugh Sheror
John Patton
George Conolly

A Regiment of Dragoons arrayed in 1756

Colonel
Right Honourable Thos Conolly
Lt Col
George Canning
Major
Marcus McCausland
Capts
Henry Ellis
David Ross
Frederick McCausland
Capt Lt
Abraham Browne
Lts
George Church
Alexander Major
Hercules Ellis
John Smyth
Wm Campbell
Cornets
John Clinton
James Hewey
Francis Kane the younger
Qr Mrs
John Clinton the younger
George Woodside
Wm Anderson
James Cochran
Wm Fisher
Chaplain
Rev Wm Mauleverer
p.50

A Regiment of Foot arrayed in 1756

Colonel
Right Honourable Earl of Tyrone
Lt Col
Hugh Hill
Major
Hodgson Gage
Capts
Marcus McCausland
James Stirling
Clotworthy Lennox
Maxwell Close
Paul Spencer
Richard Cust
Wm King
Benjamin Lane
Wm Thornton
Capt Lt
John Cust
Lts
John King
Church Cust the elder
Paul Church
Robert Smyth
Thos Boyle
Robert Ogilby
Spencer Hewey
Thos Reynolds
John Orr
Archibald Chambers
Daniel Tod
Ensigns
Henry Cust
John Stirling
Church Cust the younger
Wm Kinkade
John Major
Thos Ker
Henry Boyle
Wm McCullogh
Hugh Sheror
Adam Tadelie
George Lane
Thos Ramage
Chaplain
Rev Wm Law

A Regiment of Foot arrayed in 1756

Colonel
Right Hon. Hercules Langford Rowley
Lt Col
[blank space]
Major
Dominick Heyland
Capts
Mayor of Colerain [sic] for the time being Rowley Heyland
Griffin Howard
Andrew Todd
Wm Galt
Robert Church
John Blayor
Alexander McKacken
George Cary
Capt Lt
Thos Ramage
Lts
Alexander Patrick
John Holiday
Wm Wyle
John Church
Wm Church
Robert Forrester
Daniel Todd
Robert Given
Thos Blayor
Andrew Ferguson
Stephen Church
Ensigns
Samuel Kincade
John Smyth
Robert Elam
James Hempill
Wm Howard
Dunlap Adams
Joseph Mullan
John Kerr
John Dunlap
Thos Macky
Wm Moffitt
Smyth Ramage
p.51

A Regiment of Foot arrayed in 1756

Colonel
Edward Cary
Lt Col
[blank space]
Major Joshua Swettenham
Capts
Mossom Gamble
Roger Ash
Audley Fanning
Wm Hogg
Parrot Ennis
Henry McCullogh
John Stevenson
Edward Edwards
Robert Spence
Capt Lt
James Murray
Lts
Henry Gamble
Hugh Boyle
John Hamilton
Robert Thompson
George McClelan
Thos Hogg
Henry Lurton
Thos Boyle
Thos Limerick
Nicholas Lane
Charles Fowler
Ensigns
John Lewis
George Thompson
John Smith
Stephen Bennett
John Thompson
Wm Boyle
John Skipton
Henry Cust
Thos Bond
Hugh Henry
Richard King
Duncan McSparran

A Regiment of Foot arrayed in 1756

Colonel
George Conyngham
Lt Col
Abraham Hamilton
Major
Wm Ash Rainey
Capts
David Conyngham
Thos Greaves
Charles Knox
Alexander Clark
Andrew Spotswood
John Clark
Wm Waring
Andrew Wright
James Mauleverer
Capt Lt
Wm McSparran
Lts
James Campbell
Andrew Bell
Wm Ramsey
Thos Church
James McGown
Wm Clark
Paul Clark
Robert Forrester
John Church
George Johnston
John Berkeley
Ensigns
George Ramsey
James Elliott
John Glenholme
Robert Johnston
Adam Dicky
John McLeland
James Stewart
Thos Godfrey
Bernard Mulhollan
James McAlister
John Sloane
Joseph Burns
p.52

A Regiment of Foot

The Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Major and Captains Commissions are dated 7th September 1756, the rest are from the Array in 1745.

Mr Jackson succeeded Wm Richardson Esq; of Summerseat [sic]

Colonel
Richard Jackson
Lt Col
Conolly McCausland
Major
Robert Church of Coleraine
Capts
Wm Gage
Theodorus Williams
Arthur Williams
Richard Heyland
Robert Gage
John Macky
John Thompson
Robert Miller
Isaac Todd
Capt Lt
Hugh Lile
Lts
John Dunlap
James Ferguson
James Smyth
John Galt
Arthur Church
Wm Holmes
James Hutchinson
Thos Myers
Robert Hendrickson
David Lindsay
Robert Allen
Ensigns
Andrew Ramadge
Neal McKillip
Jacob Ford
Samuel McAffore
John Caldwell
James Dodd
Wm Egleston
Henry Fulton
John Bennett
Wm Holmes jun.
Stephen Miller
Alexander Lawrence
Chaplain
Rev Charles Boyd

An Independent Company arrayed in 1756

CAPTAIN
John Downing
Capt Lt
Charles Dawson
Lts
Alexander Clotworthy Downing
Rowe Downing
page 53 MILITIA OFFICERS in the City of LONDONDERRY 1761

Independent Companies of Foot arrayed in 1756

CAPTAIN
Mayor for the Time being
Lts
Wm Folliot
John Knox
Charles Law
CAPTAIN
Charles McManus
Lts
[blank space here]
Adam Schoales
Nimian Boggs
CAPTAIN
Wm Hamilton
Lts
Frederick Hamilton
Noble Caldwell
Paul Limerick
CAPTAIN
Thos Lecky
Lts
Stephen Bennett senior
Wm Finlay
Robert Houston
CAPTAIN
Alexander Knox
Lts
John McConnell
Wm Marshall
Samuel Stewart
CAPTAIN
Andrew McIlvayne
Lts
James Stevenson
John Ferguson
Henry Scott
CAPTAIN
Richard Bateson
Lts
Nathaniel Dunlap
George Gordon
Samuel Montgomery
CAPTAIN
Henry Darcus
Lts
James Ramadge
James Hamilton
John Darcus
[end of page and of the part of 1761 Militia List in Co. Londonderry]

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