|Battle:||Battle of Dunbar in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland|
|Ship/Arrival:||Unity, Dec 1650|
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Published: 21 Sep 2018, Updated: 24 May 2019
Page contributors: Dr. Andrew Millard and Teresa Rust
IMPORTANT UPDATE! (July 2018)
According to, Christopher Gerrard, Pam Graves, Andrew Millard, Richard Annis, and Anwen Caffell, in, Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650,1 (England: Oxbow Books, 2018), on page 255, William is categorized as:
Possible [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]
Wilson, William. Residences: Cambridge MA. Stackpole describes Robert and William Wilson as “suspected of being Scotchmen”. [Exiles]2
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. WILLIAM¹ WILSON,
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- Gerrard, Christopher M.., et al. Lost Lives, New Voices: Unlocking the Stories of the Scottish Soldiers at the Battle of Dunbar 1650. Oxbow Books, 2018, p. 255.
- Stackpole, Everett Schermerhorn. Scotch Exiles in New England. 1922. Coll. 733 & 831, Collections of the Maine Historical Society, Portland ME.