Category Archives: Lynn

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!

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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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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Exeter History Minute Features Four of our Scottish Prisoners of War

A big thank-you to my distant-cousin and blogger extraordinaire, Heather Wilkinson Rojo, for letting me know about the “Exeter History Minute” on You Tube. This particular episode published on 4 Sep 2013 was filmed near Loch Ness in the Scottish … Continue reading

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Saugus Iron Works in Lynn, Massachusetts

You can read a fascinating account of the origins of the Saugus Iron Works in The Saugus Iron Works at Lynn, Mass. by J. H. Woodbury, c 1892. While this small book does not mention one word about the Scots at the … Continue reading

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