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Battle of Dunbar Re-enactment weekend is here!

The Battle of Dunbar Re-enactment weekend is finally here! We have several Scottish Prisoner of War descendants and researchers from America attending the festivities in Scotland this weekend. Check out our re-enactment page for real-time updates from those attending this … 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!

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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All 272 Names of the Scots on the “John and Sara” are listed!

This morning I have completed the list for the ship “John and Sara.” There are 272 counted. That does include the three completely blank slots which were apparently undecipherable when the transcriptions were made. These are the Scottish prisoners who … Continue reading

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148 Scots are now in the Unity List!

I have completed the Unity List and it contains 148 names compiled from Elizabeth French’s hand-copied lists as shown on our site. According to records 150 men were deported on the ship Unity in November 1650 to Massachusetts Bay. So … 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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