Tag Archives: Scottish prisoners of war

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 decisions regarding reburial and commemoration…

Received: 1:51 AM, on 24 August 2016 Dear Ms Rust, Thank you for your continued interest in the Scottish Soldiers Archaeology Project and active participation in the consultation phase. I am writing to let you know that, following extensive consultation, … Continue reading

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This site is meant to be a crowdsourcing site.

When I created this blog as the sister site to the Yahoo Group “Scottish War Prisoners” in April 2013, it was intended to be a “crowdsourcing” site/blog/webpage where we could share our knowledge about the Scottish prisoners of war (SPOW). … 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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Our Need for Further Clarification of the Passengers’ Lists

I have been thinking about our need for alternate lists of “probable” and “possible” Scottish POWs which may have come on the ships Unity or the John and Sara. Because of the circumstances of our Scottish POWs’ entrance into the New World, … Continue reading

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Scottish POW Yahoo Group

In August 2007, Eleanor Hall, started the “Scottish War Prisoners” Yahoo Group because the original “Scottish Prisoner of War” Yahoo Group had been badly spammed and the owner/moderator had gone walkabout ;). I am a co-moderator with Eleanor Hall for … 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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Ebenezer Mackintosh, a Scottish Prisoner of War Descendant?

Sometimes all we have are bits and pieces of information and clues that tie us to the Scottish Prisoners of War. There may never be complete certainty but just a lot of circumstantial evidence that points us in that direction. … 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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Unity List Source Updated!

Updated/Edited: 23 Feb 2015 In October 2007, a four page document was found by the late, Dan Jenkins, of Weymouth, Massachusetts, at the New England Historic and Genealogical Society. He was searching on the behalf of (myself) Teresa Rust, and … Continue reading

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