Bundle of Papers re Militia

Scope and Content

The bundle contains correspondence between members of the Cheshire gentry, officials of local military associations and commanding officers of volunteer corps, and George Harry Grey (1737-1819), 5th Earl of Stamford. They relate to appointments to the Royal Regiment of Cheshire Militia, the supplementary militia and provisional cavalry, allowances paid to local volunteer corps in Nantwich, Middlewich, Macclesfield and Stockport, the issue of arms to the Loyal Chester Volunteers, and appointments to the deputy lieutenancy.

Acquisition Information

All pieces were received from Dunham Massey Hall on 12 September 1978; provenance: roll-top cupboard in Secretary's Room.