The Posse Comitatus was a list of men between the ages of 16 and 60, who were not already in the army, but who could be conscripted to serve. It includes a list of those with horses and carts. The list was compiled because there was a belief that the French might attempt to invade England.
Listed by Occupation
Gentlemen Dryden Smith Dryden Smith James Stapleton Farmers John Bates Samuel Boddington Thomas Davison Thomas Dawkes Thomas Dawkes, Jnr William Field Benjamin Griggs William Oddell Thomas Platt Thomas Riddy Snr Thomas Riddy, Jnr Richard Shreive, Jnr Cordwainers John Austin Robert Austin William Battison Thomas Cooper William Goodridge Joshua Parish John Slayter Mat Makers John Britton John Brooks John Dayrell John How, Jnr Edward Joyce Joseph Joyce William Joyce Richard Knight John Lyne Thomas Potts James Smith John Smith William Smith William Tandy John Tarry Willain Tarry John Thompson Joseph Thompson William Thompson John Umney Thomas Umney William Umney Henry Ward Isaac Ward Blacksmiths Thomas Coles Thomas Goodridge, Apprentice John Simco Joseph Mead Taylors (Sic) Thomas Alwood, Apprentice (Lame) William Alwood (Infirm) George Boon Lacemakers Robert Coleman (Lame) Thomas Tandy James Thomson, Jnr Grocer Richard Tandy Plaisterer (sic) Thomas Lathwood Poulterer Wiliam Kendall Victualler Richard Clare John Day Carpenters Thomas Britton ???. Clark James Goodman Henry Holland William Proctor Arthur Rose John Rose John Rose. Jnr Mathew Rose William Rose William Spooner Masons James Cox Richard Eyres William Pooley Sampson Wills Carriers John Rogers Robert Ross Butchers Thomas Busby George Griggs Richard Haynes Stephen Pettit Wheelwrights Joseph Bunker Francis Warr William Warr, Jnr (Deaf) Gardners George King John King John Richards Turnpike Men John Smith Richard Smith Bakers Martin Brown Martin Brown, Jnr Join Scaldwell John Windmill Parish Clerk James Joyce Cutler William Course Servants William Allan Richard Brook Thomas Brown Richard Dalton Richard Friday Samuel How Thomas Lyne Daniel Riddy Thomas Rogers John Tooth Edward West Abraham Barrett William Brooks Henry Buckmaster Richard Durham Francis Geary John Joyce Joseph Palmer Daniel Riddy John Smith John Travellor Charles ??.. Labourers Israel Allen John Baves Reuben Button Thomas Coleman, Jnr Joseph Downing Francis Feazey Richard Feazey William Fox Francis Goodridge Jeremiah Healey John Jennings Samuel Kitchener Joseph Litty Thomas Lyne John Parrot Thomas Salmon Thomas Saunders, Jnr Thomas Shrieve Thomas Staples, Snr James Sturges Jeremiah Thealer (Lame) Joseph Warren John Austin John Britton (deaf) John Clark John Collop John Edmonds John Feazey William Fisher (near sighted) Thomas France John Goodridge James Hooton John Key John Lane Henry Luck Benjamin Palmer John Perry Thomas Saunders Samuel Shinfield Richard Smith William Staples, Jnr George Travel William Walker John West
Persons keeping Draught Horses
Details for the rest of Buckinghamshire can be found in 'The Buckinghamshire Posse Comitatus 1798', Ian F W Beckett, Buckinghamshire Record Society No. 22, 1985. The Sherington entry is on pages 287 to 289.