|Battle:||Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland|
|Ship/Arrival:||Unity, Dec 1650|
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Published: 15 August 2018
Page contributors: Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust
Editor: Teresa Rust
Alexander Burges, #5 on the “Scots at Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory“
Name Variations: Burgess/Burges
Resided: Lynn, Massachusetts
First Generation in the New World
1. ALEXANDER¹ BURGESS, was presumably born in Scotland.
1. He was working at the Iron Works in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1653.
2. IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650, (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 246, Alexander is categorized as: Definite [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity] Burgess/Burges, Alexander. Residences: Lynn MA. Appears: 1653. [Exiles; Banks; DR; SPOWS] For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.