Tag Archives: Scotland

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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The Battle of Dunbar Re-enactment Weekend of September 17-18, 2016

A really big and exciting weekend is taking place at Dunbar, Scotland on the weekend of September 17 + 18, 2016. There will be a re-enactment of the Battle of Dunbar, a special talk about the prisoners by Andrew Millard … Continue reading

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Weekly Updates!

This will be the last update until August! I will be busy doing summer-things for the month of July! ~ Teresa Here are this week’s updates! James Ross/Rosse, #219 or #220 on the John & Sara passenger list. Other surnames: Goodenow … Continue reading

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What do you know about the English Civil War?

It always helps to know as much as you can about the historical context of your ancestors. Here are three very different You Tube presentations of the English Civil War in which our Scottish prisoners of war were participants and … 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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William ANDERSON, POW on the ‘John and Sara’

I’ve just added this today! If you recognize this man as your ancestor please let me know and I can put you in touch with his descendant Terry. ANDERSON, William: 4. William Anderson: NEHGS, BIO. I am a descendant of William Anderson, … Continue reading

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Scots for Sale!

The following is an excerpt from Rapaport, Diane. “Scots for Sale, The Fate of the Scottish Prisoners in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts,” (New England Ancestors. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2000-2009.) (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009.) … Continue reading

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