John Hamilton, Probable Dunbar Prisoner

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 250, John is categorized as:
Probable [that he is a Dunbar prisoner transported on the Unity]

Hamilton, John. Residences: Charlestown, Concord MA. B.c.1634. D.1680. Probably from the Unity but a John Hanoman appears on the John & Sara which might be this man. [Exiles; DR; SPOWS; Ch.8]

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


About Teresa Hamilton/Pepper Rust

Married to Brad Rust for 43 years. Mother of two lads and two lasses and the gran of Aidan and Jacob. I love learning and sharing information about the Scottish prisoners of war. My hobbies are reading, especially history, and British 18th and 19th Century literature. I do a little knitting and really like traveling and look forward to new travel adventures!
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