Online Resources


William Gowen (Scottish POW) and Elizabeth Frost  on Be Not Forgot
Scottish Prisoners (Ennis, Merrow, Cahoon and Ross) on Miner Descent
Nutfield Genealogy  A page devoted to the ship John and Sara & William Munroe


National Library of Scotland – Digitized Books about Scottish Family Histories
Passengers of the ship “John & Sarah”: Scots Prisoners of War, 1651 –
Scots in the West Indies, 1707-1857 –
The Battle of Worcester Society – Rapaport, Diane. “Scots for Sale, The Fate of the Scottish Prisoners in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts,” (New England Ancestors. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2000-2009.) (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009.)
Scottish Genealogy Society
Scottish Slaves in America
Battle of Dunbar (1650)
Battle of Worcester (1651)
Disaster at Dunbar – The Fate of the Prisoners of War

Social Media


Scottish Prisoners of War
Descendants of Alexander Bow of Middletown, CT


The Battle of Dunbar A short film made in Dunbar, Scotland 2010 by Bill Bowles, a descendant of Malcolm M”Intire.
Dunbar II (Battles of East Lothian 5)- by ABJHeritage on 20 April 2013
Dunbar, Scotland in photos with music
Psalm 46 “A Mighty Fortress in the Storm” – The Scottish Psalter of 1650
Scottish Prisoners in Exeter by Exeter History Minute

Published: 18 April 2013
Updated/Edited: 18 Jan 2022