Melrose militia list 1798 part 1

Here is a list of the local men whose names were pulled from the ballot for the militia in May 1798, and were expected to serve. All should be between ages 18 and 45. The information is transcribed as recorded in the original record.

Alexander Broomfield Junr Farmer Bluecairn
James Lockie Farmer Old Melrose
James Kirkwood Taylor Gattonside
John Thomson Wright Darlingshaugh
James Mercer Mason Darnwick
John Lees Cloathier Buckholmside
Thomas Mercer Cloathier Wilderhaugh
Robert Crosby Smith Gattonside
John Murray Junr son of Mr Murray farmer in Buckham
John Blaikie Watchmaker Melrose
Robert Pringle Mason Newstead
John Amos Darlingshaugh
William Forrest Mason Darnwick
Robert Walker Junior Cloathier Buckhamside
James Miller Labourer Melrose
Alexander Paterson Weaver Bridgend