The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Name given to a cavalry volunteer force the members of which provide their own horses and uniforms, with a small allowance from the Government, which is increased when called out.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Yeomanry'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/y/yeomanry.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.