30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot [UK]
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30th (Cambridgeshire)
Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom 
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1689.03.08 Viscount Castleton's Regiment of Foot
1694.03.08 Thomas Saunderson's Regiment of Foot
1699.04 disbanded

1702.02.12 Thomas Saunderson's Regiment of Marines
also known as 1st Regiment of Marines; also known until 1751 by the names of other colonels
1714 converted to Foot
1751.07.01 30th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 30th (the Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 united with 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot, to form The East Lancashire Regiment
pip 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot, by Martin Edwards.
pip Brief History of the 30th Regiment of Foot in India, by Cathy Day (Family History in India)
    [1st Battalion] [1689-1881]
    2nd Battalion [1803-1817]
Depot and Reserves:
  ? Depot Battalion [1856-1871]
  15th Brigade Depot at Burnley [1873-1881]
[Egypt]1, Badajoz, Salamanca, Peninsula, Waterloo, Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol

1. the Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt".
Note: see also successor for belatedly awarded battle honours.

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Badges: construction sign
Uniform: ?-1881: scarlet; facings: pale yellow
1689.03.08 James (Saunderson), Earl of Castleton (Viscount Castleton)
1694.11.04 Col. Thomas Saunderson

1702.02.12 Col. Thomas Saunderson
1704.12.15 Col. Thomas Pownall
1705.10.13 Gen. Sir Charles Wills, KB [also 1st Gds, 3rd Foot]
1716.01.05 Col. George Forrester (Baillie), 5th Baron Forrester [also 4th Tp Horse Gds, 2nd Tp Horse Gren Gds]
1717.07.17 Brig-Gen. Thomas Stanwix [also 12th Foot; Gov. R Hospital 1715-20]
1717.08.25 Lt-Gen. Andrew Bissett
1742.10.24 Maj-Gen. Henry de Grangues [also 4th Horse, 9th Dgns, 60th Foot]
1743.04.01 Lt-Gen. Charles Frampton
1749.11.01 Gen. John (Campbell), 4th Earl of Loudoun [also 3rd Gds, 60th Foot, 64th Foot]
1770.04.30 Gen. John Parslow [also 54th Foot, 70th Foot]
1786.11.15 Maj-Gen. William Roy
1790.07.07 Maj-Gen. Sir Henry Calder, Bt
1792.02.08 Gen. Thomas Clarke [also 31st Foot]
1799.11.07 Gen. Robert Manners
1823.06.13 Lt-Gen. James Montgomerie [also 74th Foot]
1829.04.18 Gen. Sir Thomas Bradford, GCB, GCH [also 4th Foot, 94th Foot; C-in-C Bombay 1825-29]
1846.02.07 F.M. George (Hay), 8th Marquess of Tweeddale, KT, GCB [also 2nd Life Gds, 42nd Foot; Gov. & C-in-C Madras 1842-48]
1862.03.07 Lt-Gen. Thomas Wright
1867.01.06 Gen. Chalres Ashmore
1881.03.03 Gen. Sir George Vaughan Maxwell, KCB
vc Victoria Crosses [30th Regiment], by Mike Chapman (VC Reference).
vc VCs in the Queen's Lancashire Regimental Museum, by Iain Stewart.
Motto: Spectamur agendo
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Mascot: construction sign
Miscellaneous Tradition Links:


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monument Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
monument Queen's Lancashire Regiment Museum, Preston (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
monument Lancashire County and Regimental Museum, Preston (Simonides listing)
monument Queen's Lancashire Regiment Museum, Preston (Simonides listing)
monument Towneley Hall Art Gallery, Burnley (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
monument Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, by Henrik Teller (Simonides listing).
Regimental Journal:
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Full Histories:
book Historical records of the XXX. Regiment. London : William Clowes and sons, 1887.
book Bannatyne, Neil. History of the Thirtieth Regiment : now the First Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, 1689-1881. Liverpool : Littlebury Bros., 1923.
Manuscripts and Archives:
book Orderly Books of the Crown Forces in America 1775-1784, compiled by John K. Robertson, Don Hagist, Todd Braisted, and Don Londahl-Smidt (RevWar'75)