Fonds BCHS302 - Charles William Shepard Fonds

No. 5 Sutton Company of the Brome Troop of Cavalry

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Charles William Shepard Fonds

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5 textual records. - 1 photograph.

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Charles William Shepard was born in Sutton, son of Charles Shepard and Annie Derby. He was involved in militia and received many promotions, including being called on duty of Major in the 5th Regiment of Cavalry for the Militia and Defence ministry in 1886. He married Esther Melinda Frary on January 11, 1870 and had five children (four boys and one girl). He is the father of George Albert Shepard of Sutton.

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The fonds consists of primary source documents relating to Charles William Shepard. They include militia certificates and commissions, and a photograph of the 5th Regiment of Cavalry group.

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Acc. number: 77-28.
Donor: Paul Jackson (Jack) Shepard.


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  • English

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Prepared using Rules for Archival Description (RAD).


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Creation: November 2016.
Revision: November 2023.

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  • English

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