WATSON, ANDREW [SSNE 1102]

Surname
WATSON
First name
ANDREW, ANDREAS, ANDRZEJ
Title/rank
Nationality
SCOT
Region
Social status
BURGESS
Education
Religion

Text source

Andrew Watson was listed as a Scottish burgess in Posen in 1650, "de fano S.Joannis" (Johnshaven?). He was amongst the Scots who subscribed to the subsidy for King Charles II. He supplied 150 florins.

A.B. Pernal and R.P. Gasse, The 1651 Polish Subsidy to the exiled Charles II, Oxford Slavonic Papers, vol xxxii (Oxford, 1999), p.21; Z. Guldon and L. Stepkowski, Szkoci i Anglicy w Koronie w polowie XVII wieku, Kieleckie Studia Historyczne, ii (1977); T. Fischer, The Scots in Eastern and Western Prussia (Edinburgh, 1903), p.211.

Service record

POLAND-LITHUANIA, POSEN
Arrived 1650-01-01
Departed 1650-12-31
Capacity BURGESS, purpose CIVIC