Articles, Books, Documents, Media


Published: 22 Aug 2018
Updated: 15 Feb 2019


Assorted articles, old and new.


Historical Fiction: Fictional accounts of the Scottish prisoners of war. Includes Juvenile links to wonderfully written stories by Mary Stetson Clarke, who was born on December 27, 1911 in Melrose, Massachusetts, the daughter of Horace and Mabel Pitts (Russell) Stetson. She was a lifelong resident of Massachusetts, and inspired by local history to write several outstanding historical novels and works of nonfiction for young people. She was graduated from Boston University with a degree in English Literature, and worked in newspapers for many years. She died in November 1994 at the age of 82

Historical Non-Fiction: Assorted historical books including some family histories of Scottish prisoners of war. Includes an activity guide by Mary Stetson Clarke regarding the iron works.


George Sawin Stewart’s lists: photocopies of, –Scotch Prisoners- 1650/1., Scots at Lynn 1653., Iron Works Inventory, and Captured at Dunbar 112, Sept. 3 1650, Deported Nov 1650 – with 115 others.  These documents are part of the The Bartlett Collection housed in the R. Stanton Avery Special Collections Department at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, Massachusetts. They were found by the late Daniel G. Jenkins of Weymouth, Massachusetts, on my behalf, in the fall of 2007. ~ Teresa

John and Sarah Passenger List in the New England Historic Genealogical Society, “Scotch Prisoners Sent to Massachusetts in 1652, by Order of the English Government,” The New England historical and genealogical register, Vol. 1, Oct. 1847, No. 4, 378-379. ~ added 11 Oct 2018.


News of the Scottish prisoners of war in various media such as internet, magazines, news sites, podcasts, videos, ect.