The Lord Lieutenant for the county was a Crown appointment. He was responsible for the local militia, an organisation essentially created by the Militia Bill of 1757. In 1871 the Regulation of the Forces Act transferred command to the Crown.
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Breconshire (Ref: B/L)
Montgomeryshire (Ref: M/L)
Radnorshire (Ref: R/L)
In Breconshire and Radnorshire most of these records formed part of the Quarter Sessions collections.