a difinitive list of gear for the Jacobite period is difficult as
it spans close to 100 years. After doing a bit a research we feel
that the following is a reasonable approximation of what may have
been worn by officers and conscripts. You may either make your own
clothing and gear or buy it from a number of different sutlers such
as Smoke and Fire or JAS Townsend.
atend many events, are found on the web, or through hobby related
up costs are sometimes prohibitive. In order to join the company
a certain minimum kit will be necessary. The minimum kit consists
of a basic uniform. Please contact the company before buying larger
items such as a musket or tent.
following list details the minimum kit for the Jacobites.
The list is for Culloden era
wee-kilt or French fly-front breeches $60 plus. The kilt
should not be modern manufacture. Knife pleats as used
on modern kilts were not used in period.
bonnet, blue wool $15
waistcoat. Preferably dark blue for officers. Other dark
colors except for red appropriate for non-officers. $160
a Scot working for the English is being portrayed, the waistcoat
should be red and a blackwatch wee-kilt should be worn.
The image below shows a number of individuals including
a Jacobite officer, an English officer and an English sergeant
in the foreground.
kilt in a plaid. Modern Tartan is not necessary. Variable
price based on the cost of the wool.
made gillies or brogans.
bowl $12 - $15
$3 - $5
sporran $20 - $60
cup $5 - $10
following items are not required upon joining However, you
should try and have them by the second season.
standard tent is a wedge configuration of white canvas:
The cost will vary based on the size and exact configuration.
Brown Bess: $650. Some Jacobites also carried civilian
of these items can be hand made using available patterns and materials.
cotton or linen: $25.
cotton or linen, drawstring: $25.
cotton, extra long, 2 pair: $8.50 ea.
(not a mob cap), cotton or linen: $15.
bedgown, or sleeved jacket, cotton or linen: $40. NO sleeveless
piece scarf: $10.
blackor brown: $50 - $95.
will typically wear the same as the adults although Jacobite children
may wear a waistcoat, linen shirt and breeches instead of a kilt.