|Battle:||Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland|
|Ship/Arrival:||Unity, Dec 1650|
|Prisoner and List:|
|Other SPOW Associations:|
Published: 02 Sep 2018, Updated: 22 May 2019
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 251, Thomas is categorized as:
Probable [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]
Parsons Palson, Thomas. Residences: Boston MA. Appears: 1658. B.c.1633. Servant to Robert? Andrews. A founder of SCS. [Exiles; DR]
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 PARSONS, was born, presumably in Scotland c.1633 and died in Boston, Massachusetts.
He was a founder of the Scots Charitable Society.