|Battle:||Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland|
|Ship/Arrival:||Unity, Dec 1650|
|Prisoner and List:|
|Other SPOW Associations:|
Published on: 18 August 2018, Updated: 24 May 2019
Page contributors: Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust
Thompson, James, #31 on Scots at Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory (Saugus)
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 248, James is categorized as:
Definite [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]
Thomson/Thompson, James. Residences: Lynn MA. Appears: 1653. [Banks; DR; SPOWS; Ch.7]
For explanations of the category, abbreviations and references see List of Dunbar prisoners from Lost Lives, New Voices.
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First Generation in the New World
1. JAMES THOMPSON, was born, presumably in Scotland.