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The Warleigh Manor Rifle Volunteers

From 1860, a rifle volunteer corps was based at Warleigh Manor, with a 1000 yard shooting range.

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The 14th (Warleigh) Corps Somersetshire Rifle Volunteers - Frontice Piece (1.2 Mb)

The 14th (Warleigh) Corps Somersetshire Rifle Volunteers (1.6 Mb)


Shooting competitions were held by the Warleigh Manor Rifle Volunteers and Bathford Society has the winner's trophy from the "Marksmen's Cup" competitions of 1869 and 1870. Click on Marksmen's Cup for details.



Source: Researched by Robert A E Scammell (2003)

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