Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Colonels of the Essex Regiment 1741 -1929

1741 Colonel James Long

1743 Lt Colonel John Lee

1751 Colonel Peter Halkett

1755 Robert Ellison

1756 Major General James Abercromby

1781 Major General Charles Rainsford

1809 General Thomas Triggs

1814 General Earl of Suffolk

1820 Lt General Gore Browne

1843 Lt General Patrick Stewart

1855 Lt General Frederick Ashworth

1858 Major General Thomas Reed

1883 General Charles Staveley

1896 General Archibald Alison

Lt General J J Bourke

1904 Major General F Ventris

1929 Major General J C Harding-Newman