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Offline rodhill

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8th and 10th regiment of foot
« on: Monday 18 May 20 10:30 BST (UK) »
hi I was hoping some one would be able to point me the right direction. Looking for where men joining the 8th and 10th Regiment of foot   would have come from I have a copy of a record

Regimental Registers of Pensioners  Life Guards - 10th Foot  1717-1775
UK, Royal Hospital, Chelsea: Regimental Registers of Pensioners, 1713-1882
Name:Geo Cheffey
Birth Place:Eovile
Residence Date:19 Apr 1763
Document Type:Regimental Registers of Pensioners
8th regiment of Foot

age 48 worn out
24 years service


I have George marrying in Cornwall 1741 had a child 1742(father listed as Soldier) and wife dies 1743 after that I can find no mention of him
Anyone know where EOVILE is?
Any assistance much appreciated

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Re: 8th and 10th regiment of foot
« Reply #1 on: Monday 18 May 20 10:42 BST (UK) »
If you look at the original page image you can see that he was in the 8th Foot and that their pensioners came from all over. Eovill/Eovile is probably Yeovil.

https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/3255/40941_311885-00050/286530
UK Census info. Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

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Re: 8th and 10th regiment of foot
« Reply #2 on: Monday 18 May 20 12:08 BST (UK) »
Many thanks Shaunj
Much appreciated
Rod