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Chatsworth Militia, 1803
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Chatsworth Militia, 1803

Measurements: 14.8cm (5.9in) x 10cm (4in)



A militia officer's shako plate as worn on the stovepipe shako of 1800-1812. Die struck gilt brass with the arms of the Dukes of Devonshire.

The Chatsworth Volunteer Infantry was raised under Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Thornton on 31 October 1803 and succeeded by the Chatsworth Local Militia which existed to 1811.