Jordan, William

Battle:Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Ship/Arrival:Unity, Dec 1650
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Published on: 18 Jan 2015
Updated: 18 August 2018

William Jordan, #15 on the “Scots at Lynn 1653. Iron Works Inventory”

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 247, William is categorized as:
Definite [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Jourdan/Jordan/Gordon/Gourden/Jourdars/Jairden, William. Residences: Lynn MA. Appears: 1653. [Banks; DR; SPOWS]

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

Descendants and Researchers

“In 1653 he was living with forge carpenter and ironworker Nicholas Pinnion.”

Iron Works Document supplied by James McCall
Iron Works Document supplied by Ray Rolla McCall