1798 document showing all men in Hemyock due for active service.

This is the completed return, in 1798, listing all the men in Hemyock who would form the Active Service force (an early form of the Home Guard). It gives very important information. The men are listed in groups:-

(a) Artificers, viz. Smiths, carpenters, sawyers and masons.

(b) Pioneers- with felling axes etc.

(c) The main body, complete with their occupations.

(d) Pioneers, with shovels & pick axes.


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