|Posted By:||Elsie Ritchie|
|Subject:||Re: John Trayle from Gloucestershire, England 1658|
|Post Date:||January 14, 2009 at 12:24:02|
|Forum:||Trail Family Genealogy Forum|
Dear George, It might be a good idea here if we remind people that the major group of merchants trading out of Bristol to the Americas were the members of the merchant guilds of London, who also were the major shareholders of the English East India Company which they had officially founded in 1600.
Another set of arrivals to Virginia in 1684 who were exported to the Plantations of Virginia came from Dunnotter( just 29 miles north of Kinnell) in Scotland, Very strict Prebyterians they refused to take the examination of the Test Act and took the option of immigration from Leith (the port of Edinburgh)There were approximately 100 survivors from the 167 originally imprisioned at Dunnottor Castle. What happened to these people George