London and Westminster Light Horse


Loyal Volunteers of London
(The image below, the original of which is in the custody of the National Portrait Gallery, London, is shown for historical interest and is not for sale)

The Light Horse Volunteers of London & Westminster, Commanded by Coll. Herries, Reviewed by His Majesty on Wimbledon Common 5th July, 1798 by Thomas Rowlandson; Custody of The National Portrait Gallery, London

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This very respectable and brilliant Association, consisting of six Troops, was first formed in the year 1780, and takes Precedency of all other Volunteer Military Associations. They have been frequently reviewed, and as often received the warmest testimonies of approbation from the highest authorities.


OFFICERS: Commander: Colonel Herries; Lieutenant Colonels: Beachcroft and Bosanquet; Major: Hoare; Captains: Dunlop, Colling, Dorrien, Bird, Harris and Harrison. Lieutenants: Markham, Smith, Steuart, Shiffner, and Hoare. Lieutenant and Adjutant: Gordon; Cornets: French, Wilson, Beachcroft, Cornwall, Sutton, and Walford. Secretary: Mr. Hughes

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Weight 0.0121 kg
Dimensions 26.2 × 33.7 cm