Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Lieut-Colonels commanding the 1st Battalion of the 56th Regiment

1755-1760 Peter Parr

1760-1762 John Doyle

1762 James Stewart

1762-1776 Alexander Monypenny

1776-1778 John Caulfield

1778-1779 Henry Johnson

1779-1799 Peter Craig

1799-1815 Phillip K Skinner

1815-1831 Fletcher Barclay

1831-1836 Howell Harris Pritchard

1836-1839 George Morton Eden

1839 Robert O'Hara

1839-1854 William Hassel Eden

1854-1856 Souldon Oakeley

1856-1869 Richard Walter Lacey

1869-1873 George William Patey

1873-1878 George Frederick Berry

1878-1881 Francis Charles Hill