Militia List for Canada West (1847)

(Preface by the transcribers...)

The six battalions of Durham, as listed in Major Joshua Thompson's compilation of the Militia Lists of Upper Canada for the year 1847, published in 1851.



1st Battalion2nd Battalion3rd Battalion4th Battalion5th Battalion6th Battalion
Lieut. Colonel:William WallisAllen WilmotHS ReidJohn ThompsonAlexander PrestonGeorge H. Grierson
Major(s):Charles S. RuttanGeorge A. JacobsJohn C. TrullPatrick McGuireJames Ceasar
William Brock
Captains:W. KirkpatrickAlexander CoulterRichard JonesJohn KnowlsonThomas BensonFrancis W. Howe
Eli W. WardHiram HodgeJohn SmartWilliam ArmstrongWilliam GrahamMatthew Emmerson
George C. WardGeorge WinslowFleetwood CubittThomas M. SowdenRichard StaplesMatthew Devitt
Henry H. MeredithElijah Z. WalbridgeFrederick CubittJames MagillRobert MagillJames Hyland
Joseph GreenJohn J. RobsonWilliam WebsterWilliam WallaceWilliam Taylor
Walter WellerJohn BeavisJohn BrownRobert McCamusWilliam Vance
James J. WardNoble SmithJames MannJohn Farr
William MitchellSamuel WilmotMatthew JonesJohn Walsh, Jr.
Alexander FisherJames P. LovekinJohn W. Sootheran
Robert Maxwell
Lieutenants:Frances H. BurtonWilliam HendersonCharles C. NevilleJoseph ArmstrongPorter PrestonWilliam H. Gerrow
Lachlin McCallumHenry MunroDavid FisherJoseph ThompsonJames VanceJohn Hooey
Augustus RocheWilliam RenwickJohn C. HolmesThomas SyerWilliam H. JonesSamuel Fergusson
Robert N. WaddelWilliam H. RoweNathaniel WilsonJohn ThornWilliam HunterDavid Beacon
Francis BeamishHorace FosterCharles BatesDavid LoughJoseph MagillEdward Willan
William FurbyJohn KerrBoyd SylvesterWilliam MyresWilliam Lucas
Peter RobinsonGeorge SmartCharles FisherJames Fitzgerald
Thomas HendersonGeorge E. ShawDaniel Sutton
William Allen
Robert Wallace
Robert Lang
Ensigns:John ReidAndrew MilliganCharles BirdAdam ScottHamilton KennedyJames Emmerson
John SmartJoseph JacobsRichard WelshWilliam ReynoldsMichael McAllisterRobert Spinks, Sr.
Robert SmartAndrew McNaughtonDavid BuckDavid WalshThomas Staples, Sr.Robert McQuade
Frederick PearkesRobert HodgeJames S. BatesAlexander WaddellJames JohnstonWilliam Bruce
Schuyler MarshJohn McPhersonThomas SwainArchibald WilsonWilliam Crozier
Robert FortuneJames BlackburnGeorge CainRobert TouchbourneJohn Hay
William J. JoplinGeorge HunterRobert StaplesThomas FosterWright Devitt
George LyallThomas Tamblyn
Thomas TurnerWilliam McIntosh
Alexander Broadfoot
Adjutant:Lt. Augustus RocheLt. GE ShawEnsg. H. KennedyCapt. FW Howe
Quarter Master:John MightSamuel McCoyThomas C. SuttonWilliam WalshRobert PorteusJohn Hay
Surgeon:Samuel GilchristGH LowRW Brodie, M.D.James Brown

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