48th Regiment of Foot
Also known as The Northamptonshire Regiment
- 1741 raised as James Cholmondeley's Regiment of Foot in Norwich
- 1748 renumbered as the 48th Regiment of Foot
- 1780 became known as the Northamptonshire Regiment
- 1881 united with 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot to form The Northamptonshire Regiment
- 1960 amalgamated with 1st Battalion The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment to form the 1st Battalion 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire)
- 1964 became 2nd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment
History of the Northamptonshire Regiment 1742-1934 by Lt Colonel Russell Gurney. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01001096904 .
This book is available on FamilySearch microfilm catalogue entry, if you can locate a copy of the microfilm. It is not currently (2019/04) available digitally, even though the microfilm has been digitised. (See FamilySearch Centres).
- 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot Wikipedia
- The Northamptonshire Regiment Wikipedia
- 2nd East Anglian Regiment Wikipedia
- Royal Anglian Regiment Wikipedia
- 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot including deployments Regiments.org, an archived site
- The Northamptonshire Regiment including deployments: 1st Battalion and 2nd Battalion Regiments.org, an archived site
- The Northamptonshire Regiment from British Armed Forces & National Service, gives details of deployments
- Photographs of the Northamptonshire Regiment on flickr.com Sets of photographs from The Northamptonshire Regiment Collection at Northampton Museums Service. Includes "The Northamptonshire Regiment in the Punjab (1907-1908)" (4th collection), which in turn contais a photograph titled 'The Knitting Circle'; 2 collections on Waziristan in the 1930s; "Photograph Album Views of India 1932-1938" and “Views of India (2)", both taken by Private Linley, 2nd Battalion.
- Photograph of the regimental school (scroll down) of the 1st Battalion of the Northamptonshire Regiment (previously the 48th Foot) in India, probably in Secunderabad, in around 1889–90 . From The Army Children Archive (TACA)
- The Royal Anglian Regiment Museum. Covers the Royal Norfolk Regiment (9th Foot), the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment (10th Foot), the Suffolk Regiment (12th Foot), the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment (16th Foot), the Royal Leicestershire Regiment (17th Foot)), the Essex Regiment (44th/ 56th Foot), and the Northamptonshire Regiment (48th/ 58th Foot)
- North-West Frontier (Military Operations): An account of the fighting which took place in the Khaisora Valley from 25th to 27th November, 1936 in which the 1st Battalion took part. Hansard. Lists some of the wounded.
- Details of the army records of Corporal Harrison of the 1st Northamptonshire Regiment in India c 1940-1944 (scroll down) sulekha.com, now an archived webpage.
Historical books online
- Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere and Thibet by Captain Knight, Forty-Eighth Regiment 1863 Archive.org