|Battle:||Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland|
|Ship/Arrival:||Unity, Dec 1650|
|Prisoner and List:|
|Other SPOW Associations:|
Published: 24 Aug 2018
Page contributors: Dr. Andrew Millard, Teresa Rust
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 250, Thomas is categorized as:
Probable [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]
Holmes/Holme/Homes/Hume, Thomas. Residences: York ME. Appears: 1666. D.1691. Attested as servant to Thomas Sayward who paid £30 for Holmes. [Exiles; Banks; DR; Ch.7]
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. THOMAS HOLMES, was born presumably in Scotland and died in York County, Maine in 1691.