Sunday, 29 April 2012

29th April 1812: Troop movements

On Wednesday 29th April 1812, the West Kent Militia began to replace the Denbighshire Militia in the West Riding of Yorkshire. In total, 800 troops of this regiment would move into the County over the following 3 days.

It was also reported that the Craven Legion of Yeomanry Cavalry were standing ready to march at any moment.

As reported in the Leeds Mercury of 2nd May 1812.

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