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Pullen, in Jacobite Rising, of 1715
Posted by: David Grierson-Lyon (ID *****9203) Date: May 14, 2007 at 12:48:33
  of 1788

Data trascribed by extraordinary researcher, transcriber and compiler, David Alexander Grierson-Lyon:

Sources: (1) THE LONDON GAZETTE, Published by Authority. From Tuesday, December 6th to Saturday, December 10, 1715:

Whitehall, December 9th, [1715]

Letters from the Camp at Stirling of the 4th Instant, say they had Intelligence that the Rebels under the Earl of MAR had sent off part of their Baggage to Dunkeld, about 14 Miles North of Perth and that they were providing a great Quantity of Meal at that Place. An Express was just come to the Camp, with an Account that a Ship was arrived at Leith, having on board betwee 3[00] and 400 men of the Dutch Troops and that so many of the rest of those Troops as went by Sea, were hourly expected. (Brigadier) Grant's Regiment having received their Cloathing [sic] at Edinburgh, the Duke of Argyle had ordered them to join him in the Camp.
Whitehall, December 10th. Yesterday the Principal Rebels taken at Preston, with their Servants, were brought to London, & committed Prisoners to the Tower, the Marshalsea, New Gate, & the Fleet. There was a vast Concourse of People along the Road from High-gate, and in the streets through which they passed; who gave most remarkable Demonstrations of their Abhorrence of this Rebellion, and of their Loyalty to his Majesty;

THE NAMES OF THE CHIEF of the said Prisoners are as follows:

[1] The Earl of Derwentwater, a Papist,
[2] The Lord Widdrington, a Papist,
[3] The Earl of Nithsdale, a Papist,
[4] The Earl of Winton,
[5] The Earl of Carnwath,
[6] Viscount Kenmure,
[7] Lord Nairn,
[8] The Master of Nairn,
[9] Basil Hamilton of Baldoon,
[10] Edward Howard, Brother of the Duke of Norfolk, a Papist,
[11] Charles Ratcliff, Brother of the Earl of Derwentwater, a Papist,
[12] Charles Widdrington,
[13] Peregrine Widdrington, Brothers of the Lord Widdrington, Papists.

"All of Northumberland & most of them Papist" [this refers to items 14, through 26, beginning with James Swinton, & ending with John Shastoe, his Son].

[14] James Swinburn,
[15] Edward Swinburn, Brothers of (Sir) W. Swinburn, of Capheaton,
[16] Thomas Errington,
[17] John Clavering of Caliley,
[18] Philip Hodgson of Tene,
[19] ______ Thornton of Netherwitten,
[20] ______ Riddle, Junior, of Swinburn,
[21] William ORD of Warkworth-Grange,
[22] George Gibson, Junior of Stornecrast,
[23] Thomas Forster, Junior of Etherstone,
[24] _____ Hall, of Otterburne,
[25] William Shastoe, of Bavington,
[26] John Shastoe, his Son,
[27] Robert Cotton, of Geding, in Huntington-shire,
[28] John Cotton, his Son,
[29] Lionel Walden of Huntington,
[30] Robert Pullen,
[31] Richard Gascoyne,
[32] George Budden,
[33] Ch. Woogan.
[34] Nich. Woogan,
[35] James Talbot,
[36] Robert Talbot,
[37] Henry Oxborough,
[38] (Sir) Francis Anderton of Lostock, a Papist,
[39] Ralph Standish of Standish, a Papist,
[40] Richard Townley, of Townley, a Papist,
[41] _____ Tynsley of Lodge, a Papist,
[42] _____ Dalton of Thurnham, a Papist,
[43] Thomas Butler of Rawcliff, a Papist,
[44] _____ Layburn of Natsby, a Papist,
[45] Thomas Watson of Winder, a Papist,
[46] Gabr. Hesket of Whitebull, a Papist,
[47] Cuthbert Hesket, his Son, a Papist,
[48] Albert Hodgson of Leighton, a Papist,
[49] _____ Turnstall.


[1] James Dalyel, Uncle to the Earl of Carnwath,
[2] Edmund Maxwell of Garnsallock,

[3] William Grierson, [of Lag, Gentleman, & future 2nd Baronet of Lag, & became the 2nd Baronet of Lag on the death of his father, (Sir) Robert, "Auld Lag" on date of 29th December, 1733],

[4] Walter Riddell of Glen Riddell,
[5] Charles Maxwell of Cowhill,
[6] Andrew Cassie of Kirkhouse,
[7] Mathew Harestanes,
[8] Robert M'Lellan of Bascob,
[9] John Maxwell of Streilton,
[10] William Irving,
[11] John Patterson of Preston-hall,
[12] James Patterson, his Brother,
[13] William Anderson,
[14] William Maitland,

[15] (Sir) William Cockburn,

[16] John Masterton,
[17] Alexander Deans,
[18] Mark Carse of Cockton,
[19] Alexander Straton,
[20] Alexander Foulis of Ratha,
[21] William Dundass,
[22] David Hall,
[23] George Skinner,

[24] William Dalmarhoy of Ravelrig,
[25] Alexander Dalmarhoy,
[26] William Dalmarhoy, [all three] sons of (Sir) Alexander Dalmarhoy,

[27] Francis Congalton,
[28] Robert Heburn of Keith,
[29] John Heburn, his Son,
[30] George Seton of Barns,
[31] Andrew Pitcairn,
[32] James Nicolson,
[33] Thomas Anderson of Whitbrugh,
[34] George Seton of Garleton,
[35] William Dundass of Airth,
[36] David Bruce of Kinncurd,
[37] Alexander Miln of Newmill,
[38] James Cornwall of Bowhard,
[39] Alexander Foster of Carssbony,
[40] William Mackintosh of Boram,
[41] John Hamilton of Pumpherston,
[42] Alexander Murray of Stenhope,
[43] James Home of Aiton,
[44] John Cunningham of Bogendgrein,
[45] Alexander Craw of Keirgh-head,
[46] George Home of Wedderburg,
[47] George Home, his Son,
[48] George Home of/his _____?, [is this a repeat of the page before, maybe],
[49] Alexander Home, his Son,
[50] George Winraham of Eymouth,
[51] John Winraham, his Son,
[52] William Maxwell, of Munches,
[53] George Maxwell, his Brother,
[54] Robert Caruthers of Ramlescales,
[55] Walter Scot of Wool,
[56] George Rutherford of Earington,
[57] William Scot,

[58] GILBERT GRIERSON, [of Lag, Gentleman, & future 4th Baronet of Lag, as of 1765, but (Sir) Gilbert died in 1766, & his son, (Sir) Robert Grierson, born 1733, became the 5th Baronet of Lag & Rockhall, and died 8th August, 1839, aged 106].

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