Great Britain: Nationality of the Soldiers in the Highland Regiments: 1793 - 1822
Source: An Account of the Scottish Regiments, with the Statistics of each from 1808 to March 1861. Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo; 1862. Pages 10 - 17
 This is not the actual strength of the unit, but is a total for all enlisted soldiers listed in the Regimental Record Books.
 Were mostly from Wales.
 Mostly Germans and some Blacks who played in the band.
 The actual enlisted strength of the regiment on 24 December 1810.
 Many were actually Welsh.
 When the regiment returned from India in 1809, there were less than 100 Highlanders left in the regiment and they loss their designation as a Highland Regiment.
 From the Regimental Record Book for March, 1810.
 Not broken out between English and Irish.
 Does not include 174 men with Scottish family names, but who had no birthplace listed in the Regimental Record Books.
 Included many men from the Island of Manx.
 Does not include 161 men, most with Scottish family names, but who had no birthplace listed in the Regimental Record Books.
 Includes 3 Black bandsmen.
 Most were Lowlanders.
 Most were Germans.
 At no point were there ever more than 70 Irish in the regiment.
 Most were Lowlanders, from the Lothians.
Placed on the Napoleon Series: September 2008