Petition re the Militia law passed on 10 January 1881 requesting alteration of the law and abolition of compulsory service signed by 'landed proprietors and other inhabitants' majority serving in the Militia name, address & age approx. 2,000 signatures

Reference: A/C2/21/3

Date: January 1st 1881 - January 1st 1881

Letter from the Bailiff Robert Pipon Marett to the Lieutenant Governor Nicholson originally enclosed with letters dated 24 March 1882 see A/C2/22/4 & A/C2/22/5 & correspondence re. preparation of lists of lads liable to be called for drill, militia service 'falling on persons of the artisan or labouring classes'

Reference: A/C2/22/5

Date: April 6th 1882 - April 6th 1882

Copy letter from H G Deedes, Financial Secretary's Department War Office to the Under Secretary of State Home Office re. the petition, chief complaint financial burden military service is on the working classes and many men liable to serve manage to escape, observations on the petition

Reference: A/C2/25/11

Date: October 13th 1886 - October 13th 1886

Letter from Lieutenant Governor Wray to G Lushington acknowledging receipt of letter from the Secretary of State for War see A/C2/25/10, remarks on the letter re. compulsory military service

Reference: A/C2/25/13

Date: November 10th 1886 - November 10th 1886

Letter from the Secretary of State Home Office to Lieutenant Governor Wray acknowledging receipt of his letter re Militia Service in the Channel Islands

Reference: A/C2/25/14

Date: November 17th 1886 - November 17th 1886

Copy letter from the War Office to the Lieutenant Governor [Major General Henry Wray] re. conditions for service and request for information about compulsory drills held during the previous three years

Reference: A/C2/25/15

Date: November 30th 1886 - November 30th 1886

Letter from the Secretary of State, Whitehall to the Lieutenant Governor [Major General Henry Wray] re. compulsory service in the Militia

Reference: A/C2/25/4

Date: April 7th 1886 - April 7th 1886

Letter from G Lushington, Whitehall to the Lieutenant Governor [Major General Henry Wray] originally enclosed with a petition from Edward Voisin requesting the abolition of compulsory service in the Militia

Reference: A/C2/25/8

Date: May 21st 1886 - May 21st 1886

Letter from the Lieutenant Governor Wray to the Home Office re. the Petition regarding military service in the Channel Islands and the command of the Militia

Reference: A/C2/26/10

Date: April 15th 1887 - April 15th 1887

Letter from the Home Office to the Lieutenant Governor Wray the request by Mr H[arold] B[aldwin] East for exemption from military service has been refused see A/C2/26/5

Reference: A/C2/26/13

Date: April 21st 1887 - April 21st 1887

Copy letter from the Home Office to Mr H[arold] B[aldwin] East, 26 Hill Street, St Helier informing him his request for exemption from military service on the grounds of ill health has been refused see A/C2/26/5

Reference: A/C2/26/14

Date: April 21st 1887 - April 21st 1887

Draft letter from the Lieutenant Governor re. the petition regarding compulsory service in the Militia - not dated

Reference: A/C2/26/26

Date: 1887 - 1887

'The Jersey Advertiser & Weekly News' published every Wednesday, Proprietor William Francis Le Cocq, 9 Byron Road St Helier articles re. petitions regarding abolition of compulsory military service and increase of representation in St Helier and celebration of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee 1 newsprint

Reference: A/C2/26/3

Date: February 16th 1887 - February 16th 1887

Draft letter from Lieutenant Governor Wray to the Under Secretary of State Home Department agrees that the two grievances of the petition against compulsory military service are well founded, number of days lost due to drill by working classes listed

Reference: A/C2/26/4

Date: February 26th 1887 - February 26th 1887

Copy letter from the Colonel C P Le Cornu, Adjutant Generals Office to H B East, 26 Hill Street, St Helier re. exemption from military service

Reference: A/C2/26/5

Date: March 22nd 1887 - March 22nd 1887

Copy letter from Harold Baldwin East, 26 Hill Street, St Helier to the Home Secretary Henry Matthews requesting exemption from drill due to being medically unfit

Reference: A/C2/26/6

Date: March 31st 1887 - March 31st 1887

Copy letter from G E Merry, 1 Springfield Crescent to Secretary of State, Whitehall replying to a previous letter regarding compulsory military service, description of conditions for working men in the Island and incidences of small pox due to storage of uniforms

Reference: A/C2/27/4

Date: May 26th 1888 - May 26th 1888

Letter from Godfrey Lushington, Whitehall to the Lieutenant Governor [Lieutenant General Charles Brisbane Ewart] [originally enclosed with a copy of G E Merry's letter see A/C2/27/4] forwarding observations on the effect of compulsory military service

Reference: A/C2/27/5

Date: June 5th 1888 - June 5th 1888

Letter from A Hilgrove Turner Attorney General to the Lieutenant Governor [Major General Hugh Sutley Gough] originally enclosed with two reports concerning cases of alleged evasion of militia service, advice on how to proceed with the matter

Reference: A/C2/42/29

Date: March 20th 1906 - March 20th 1906

Search query time: 0.156265 seconds • Page build time: 0.010204482078552 seconds