Category Archives: Massachusetts

Durham University presents: From Dunbar to Saugus…

VIDEO at Vimeo! Durham University presents: From Dunbar to Saugus: The Journey of the Scottish Prisoners of War in 1650, At Saugus Public Library on October 24, 2016 (Watch the video at Vimeo in the link above!) Dr Pam Graves … Continue reading

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From Dunbar to Saugus! EVENT!!

Don’t miss this event! If you plan to attend, please let Sophie know at scottish.soldiers@durham.ac.uk, so she can make sure she has enough handouts available! Thanks!

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Weekly Updates!

Here are this weeks’ updates! (Forget about Wednesdays!) 🙂 David Hamilton – was a Battle of Worcester Scottish prisoner of war who married Anna Jaxson (Jackson), who was born in Lanark, Scotland, her father Richard Jaxson/Jackson was also a Scottish … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Weekly Updates

Much information has been added to these two pages today: John Upton (Rupton), #27 on the “Scots in Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory” (Includes surnames: Thompson, Frost, Fraile, Mackintire, Marsh, Stimpson, Gray, Wilkins and Hayward.) William Cahoon, #12 on ‘The Dunbar … Continue reading

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The Scots, Forgotten Founders of America

The Scots, Forgotten Founders of America…a free talk open to the public tonight in Charlestown, Massachusetts! WHEN: Tonight, Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm WHERE: Charlestown, Massachusetts, in the Education Room of the Bunker Hill Museum. HOSTS: The Charlestown … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Weekly Updates!

Here are some recently updated pages, as well as a few new ones. If you are a descendant of one of these men, please contact me, also if you see an error or have additional information, please let me know! … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Weekly Updates!

Greetings SPOW Descendants and Researchers! In an effort to not flood your INBOX I am going to try and send out a single post with all of the updates for the week on just one day per week, ideally Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Durham Castle to hold meeting to decide fate of Battle of Dunbar soldiers’ remains

From: 31 Jan 2016 – www.chroniclelive.co.uk “A castle where hundreds of Scottish prisoners died will be the venue for a public meeting which will help decide what happens to the remains of some of the captives discovered in a city … Continue reading

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NEW Timeline of SPOWs from the Battle of Dunbar to Charlestown, MA

Added October 24, 2015: The following is from Social and Economic Networks in Early Massachusetts: Atlantic Connections by Marsha L. Hamilton. Found at books.google.com: “After the Battle of Dunbar, Cromwell and the Council of State had to decide how to … Continue reading

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Are you a Scottish Taylor?

Here is some new information about John/James Taylor, currently #136 on our “Unity” passenger’s list. Is he your relative, too? TAYLOR, JAMES/JOHN: 138. James Taylor [Probably “John” rather than “James”]: IWI; OBHS; SPRC; BIO; D; R: Descendant and Researcher, Myron Smith, says, “I … Continue reading

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