Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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56th West Essex Officers 1756

The Officers in 1756 shortly after formation were

Lieut Colonel Peter Parr

Major John Doyle

Captains

James Stewart

William Skipton

William Playstowe

William Earl of Sutherland

Thomas Hargrave

John Heighington

John Deaken

Captain Lieutenant Francis Gregor

Lieutenants

William Marshall

John Forster

Thomas Harrison

Edwin Eyre

John White

James Perrin

John Ingram

John Archer

David Dundas

St John Pierce Lacey

Ensigns

John Brereton

Edward Jenkins

James Lyons

Archibald Wight

John Baillie

William Sandys

Fiennes Jenkinson

Christopher Hales

John Woodford

Chaplain John Halsted

Adjutant John Hardy

Quartermaster William Lamplow

Surgeon William Pitman

Source  Historical records of the 56th or West Essex Regiment  by Richard Cannon