48th Regiment of Foot

From FIBIwiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

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

Regimental History

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).

External Links

Historical books online