David Sterling, #245 on the ‘John and Sara’ Passenger List

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Published on: 09 Dec 2014
Updated: 26 April 2016

Descendants and Researchers:
Janet
Suzanne Feiler – suzanne.feiler@gmail.com – Descendant

Submitted by Janet per request at Facebook page:
“David Sterling was born in Hertfordshire, England in 1612/22 to James Stirling/Sterling from Keir, Scotland. David was one of the 272 Scottish Prisoners of the English Civil War, (Battle of Worcester), sent by Oliver Cromwell’s forces aboard The John and Sarah to the American Colonies (Charlestown, Mass) in 1651/52.** According to {*The Genealogical and Family History of Wyoming and Lackawanna Valley – Volume 1., pg 348. by: Horace E. Hayden, Alfred Land, and John Woolf Jordan} David Sterling died in Charlestown, Mass., in 1691. His Bankell/Hertfordshire Arms are listed in J. Matthew’s American Armoury and Blue Book (1907) Pg. 71 -(in the back of the book). David’s Son, William Sterling, became a “freeman” in Massachusetts on May 11, 1681*”

US Gen Web Archives: Lists of Scots Removed to New England

 

2 Responses to David Sterling, #245 on the ‘John and Sara’ Passenger List

  1. Suzanne Feiler says:

    Hello all! Does anyone know if there are anywhere actual rosters of the soldiers who fought in these regiments? I have found the regiments (see below) but not the rosters! I would dearly love to know with whom my ancestor, David Sterling, fought under and beside at Worcester.
    Thanks!
    Suzanne Feiler

    The following List shows the Scots who fought at the Battle of Worcester, UK on September 3, 1651 Under Leslie for Charles I against the forces of Oliver Cromwell. These Regiments came from all parts of Scotland and are identified as having been at Worcester. Referenced by the Edinburgh Castle Museum as historicaly factual. These Regiments represented an army of Scots under David Leslie and Keith.

    Regiment: From:

    1. Aldie’s Horse – raised from Penartshire
    2. James Wemyss of Caskiiesberrann ( artillery train) – Caskiiesberrann
    3. The Master of Banff’s Foot – Banffshire
    4. The 2nd. Duke of Hamilton’s Horse – Perthshire
    5. The Duke of Hamilton’s Horse – Clydesdale
    6. Hamilton’s Foot – Glasgow
    7. Hamilton’s Horse – Dumbartonshire
    8. Master of Caithness Foot – Caithness
    9. Lord Cranston’s Horse – ?
    10. Dalyell’s Foot – ?
    11. Douglas Foot – Tevoit/ Selkirk/ Eskdale
    12. Lord Drummond’s Horse – Perthshire
    13. Lord Drummond’s Foot – Perthshire
    14. Earl of Errol’s Horse – Kincardine – Aberdeen – Banffshire
    15. Lord Eskine’s Horse – Dumbarton – Stirling – Clackmarnock
    16. Lord Forbe’s Horse – Angus
    17. Grant’s Foot – Inverness
    18. Master of Grey’s Foot – Angus
    19. Earl of Home’s Horse – Berwickshire
    20 Earl of Home’s Foot – Berwickshire
    21. Inne’s Horse – Nairn – Moray – Inverness – Ross
    22, Keith’s Foot – Aberdeenshire – Banffshire
    23. Earl of Kellie’s Foot – Fife
    24. Lord Kintail’s Foot – ?
    25. Tutor of MacLeod’s Foot – Harris – Skye
    26. Clan McGregor – ?
    27. Clan MacKey Foot – Strathnaver
    28. Clan MacKinnon – Skye
    29. Clan MacNab – Killin – Glen Dochart – Tyndrum
    30 Macneil’s Foot – Outer Hebrides
    31. Clan MacRae – Kintail
    32. Earl Marischall’s Horse – Aberdeenshire – Banffshire
    33. Massey’s Horse – Fifeshire
    34. Maule’s Foot – Fifeshire
    35. Maule’s Horse – Fifeshire
    36. Middleton’s Horse – Aberdeen – Banff – Teviot – Selkirk – Peebes – Renfrew – Dumbarton – Bute
    37. Viscount Montgomery’s Horse – Ayrshire
    39. Earl of Rothe’s Horse – Fifeshire – Dumfermline
    40. Rothiemay’s Foot – Aberdeenshire
    41. Sinclair’s Foot – Angus
    42. Sleat’s Foot – Skye – Uist
    43. Lord Spynie’s Foot – Dundee
    44. Toquhon’s Foot – Stirling area
    45. Urry’s Horse – Aberdeenshire – Banffshire
    46. Van Druschke’s Horse – Stirling – Aberdeenshire – Banffshire

    From William Cone # electricscotland.com

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