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Regimental History

Royal Lancashire Militia

bulletItems in the Museum's collection relating to the Royal Lancashire Militia
bulletPhotos of the Royal Lancashire Militia

 

The 1st Royal Lancashire Militia moved into the purpose built Springfield Barracks, in Lancaster, in 1856.

Vivandiere of the 1st Royal Lancashire Militia during the Crimean War period when they were stationed in the Ionian Islands.

In July 1881 the Royal Lancashire Militia was re-organised and the separate regiments of the Royal Lancashire Militia became part of the local County Infantry Regiments.

bullet1st Regiment, Royal Lancashire Militia became the 3rd and 4th (Militia) Battalions of The King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
bullet2nd Regiment, Royal Lancashire Militia became the 3rd and 4th (Militia) Battalions of The King's Regiment.
bullet3rd Regiment, Royal Lancashire Militia became the 3rd and 4th (Militia) Battalions of The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.
bullet4th Regiment, Royal Lancashire Militia became the 3rd and 4th (Militia) Battalions of The Prince of Wales' Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment).
bullet5th Regiment, Royal Lancashire Militia became the 3rd (Militia) Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment.
bullet6th Regiment, Royal Lancashire Militia became the 3rd and 4th (Militia) Battalions, The Manchester Regiment.
bullet7th Regiment, Royal Lancashire Militia became the 3rd (Militia) Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers.

 

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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