The Yeomanry Cavalry of Gloucestershire and Monmouth

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By W.H. Wyndham Quin. Hardback, 265 pages. Several black and white illustrations. Published by Golden Valley, 2005

Numbered copies of limited re-printed facsimile edition of 300 books. Originally published 1898. A well researched book, using varied source material, from War and Record Office documents to back numbers of local journals and newspapers. A definitive history of the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars from its origins in 1794 until 1898. It also includes scarce references to Nathaniel Wells of Piercefield House, Chepstow, who was the first black person to be commissioned into the British Armed Forces and the first black High Sheriff.