Barbados and Scotland, Links 1627-1877 (Google eBook)
David Dobson's first new effort of 2005 tackles the subject of Scottish emigration to the island of Barbados. Drawing upon a wide range of manuscript and published sources originating in Barbados, Scotland, England, the Netherlands and the U.S., the author here identifies about 2,500 Scots or their progeny who made their way to Barbados. Most of these emigrants left Scotland in the 17th and 18th centuries. Since vital records comprise a large number of the sources for this book, the researcher will find that most Scots are identified by name, date/place of birth, baptism, marriage, or death; name of spouse or parents; and sometimes occupation, reason for transportation, ship, religious or political persuasion, miscellaneous pieces of information, and the source.
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20 March 22 December Aberdeen aboard the Frere ALEXANDER ANDREW April ARCHIBALD August bapt baptised in St Barbados aboard Barbados in March born buried in St Christchurch DANIEL December died in Barbados Edinburgh Tolbooth Edinburgh University February Frere in March Frere on 20 GEORGE graduated MD Greenock husband of Ann husband of Elizabeth husband of Margaret husband of Mary husband of Sarah indentured servant Inverness-shire Jacobite January July Katherine Leith to Barbados married Ann married Elizabeth married Margaret married Mary married Sarah MCKENZIE MD from Edinburgh merchant in Barbados militiaman in Barbados November October parents of Elizabeth parents of John parents of Mary parents of Thomas parents of William Port Glasgow prisoner in Edinburgh probate probate 18 RAMSAY Rebecca referred Richard ROBERT ROSS Ross-shire SCOTT September St James St James's St John's St Joseph's St Lucy's St Peter's St Philip's St Thomas's STEWART transported from Leith transported from Tilbury