Hereford Trained Bands

  • Hereford Trained Band
  • Hereford Trained Band Horse

The Hereford Trained Bands of 1638 consisted of 480 men armed with 280 muskets and 200 corslets (body armour, signifying pikemen). They also mustered 90 horse.

In 1651 the Herefordshire militia was ordered to rendezvous at Gloucester to hold the city during the Worcester campaign.