Bruce, James

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
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Published: 10 Sep 2018. Updated: 02 Mar 2020
Researchers: Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust
Editor: Teresa Rust

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 252, James is categorized as:

Possible [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Bruce, James. Residences: Hampton NH. Appears: 1667. [Exiles]

For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.

First Generation in the New World

1. JAMES¹ BRUCE, was born, presumably in Scotland.

Biographical Notes:
Residences: Hampton, New Hampshire. Appears: 1667. [Exiles]

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Misc. Notes:

Old Norfolk County Oaths of Allegiance, &c page 203
in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts 28 Nov 1677

25 Apr 1678 in Hampton
((Vital Records from The NEHGS Register. Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2014. (Compiled from articles originally published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.)

LocationNorfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Original TextAllegiance Oaths
Original Page203
Original VolumeS1a
Original Line No.475861
Volume NameMA Census Substitutes 1630-1788

Massachusetts: Miscellaneous Census Substitutes, 1630-1788, 1840, 1890
(Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2013. From records supplied by