James Gordon, #12 on the “Scots at Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory”

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Published on: 03 Dec 2014
Updated: 27 Oct 2016

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Surname variations: Gourdan

“About 17 Scots were subcontracted to the colliers (charcoal makers) and other plant workers. Accounting records show that a few of the Scots received wages from the Company for skilled work. For example, James Adams was paid for managing ox teams, James Gourdan for mining,…”” From: Hammersmith Through the Historical Texts by Janet Regan and Curtis White.

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