Z1/43/4/14 Okehampton, Lifton Hundred

The Con[sta]bles for the town & parish of Okeham[pton] doe hereby own & certifie that one & twenty souldiers with compleat armes for foott are to be fernish[e]d out by the s[ai]d town & parish, but they haveing very late notice of the meeting of the Deputy Leitenants and the parish being very large & the town very populous they have not had time sufficient to make out a regular list & desier that a few days may be granted for bringing itt befor[e] your Hon[ou]r & in the mean time they promise the s[ai]d number of men shall be ready upon due notice. October the 25th anno 1715

Name (and title)Further detailsAmount    
John LethbridgeConst[a]bl[e]s of ye towne    
Chistopher LymberConst[a]bl[e]s of ye towne    
John MaddafordConst[a]bl[e]s of the p[ar]ish    
William CopusConst[a]bl[e]s of the p[ar]ish    

[In the documents, the amounts recorded are arranged in groups normally adding up to £50 (or multiples of £50), and known as 'fifties', each responsible for providing one or more soldiers; in the transcript, the fifties are separated by grey bands; see Section 2 of the Commentary, The documents described.]