Highland Regiment of Foot

Dates: 
1790-1900

(XS1 MS A103) Handwritten narrative of events in the life of the regiment including a posting in the West Indies, 1800 to 1830. From the Gordon Family Papers, 6 Tiffany Street, Guelph and rescued by the Guelph Historical Society ca 1960.

(XS1 MS A110) Notes of British regimental histories including the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders, ca 1790-1900: 85th Bucks Volunteers, King's Light Infantry -- 86th Royal County Down -- 87th Royal Irish Fusilliers -- 88th Connaught Rangers -- 89th Princess Victoria's -- 90th Perthshire Volunteers, Light Infantry -- 91st Princess Louise's Argyllshire Highlanders -- 92nd Gordon Highlanders -- 93rd Sutherland Highlanders -- 94th (no name given) -- 95th Derbyshire -- 96th (no name given) -- 97th Earl of Ulster's -- 98th Prince of Wales's -- 99th Duke of Edinburgh's -- 100th Prince of Wales's, Royal Canadian -- 101st Royal Bengal Fusiliers -- 102nd Royal Madras Fusiliers -- 103rd Royal Bombay Fusiliers -- 104th Madras Light Infantry -- 105th Madras Light Infantry -- 106th Bombay Light Infantry -- 107th Bengal Infantry -- 108th Madras Infantry -- 109th Bombay Infantry -- Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) 

The majority of pages are blank. For each regiment there is a partial list of colonels, ca. late 18th to late 19th centuries. There is a more detailed history for the 91st Princess Louises Argyllshire Highlanders, the 92nd Gordon Highlanders, the 93rd Sutherland Highlanders, and Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own). Each regimental history deals with the regiment's inception and the campaigns it was involved in. Included in the register are regiments numbered from the 85th to 109th, including 87th Royal Irish Fusiliers and the 100th Prince of Wales's Royal Canadian. 

 

Extent: 

23 cm

Type(s) Of Materials: 
Unpublished Material and Manuscripts
How To Access: 

XS1 MS A103, XS1 MS A110

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