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Source Information

Ancestry.com. Perthshire, Scotland, Militia Survey, 1802 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.
Original data: Perth Militia Survey. Perth, Scotland: AK Bell Library, Local Studies Department.

About Perthshire, Scotland, Militia Survey, 1802

In 1802 a form was sent out to householders within the Burgh of Perth requiring them to list the name of every man in their house aged 18 to 45, who was liable for service with the militia. The returns may include:

  • Name of the householder
  • Occupation of the householder
  • Street address
  • Names of any inhabitants eligible for service

Names of women appear only if they are the householder.

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