WALKER, JAMES [SSNE 7073]

Surname
WALKER
First name
JAMES
Nationality
SCOT
Region
ABERDEEN?

Text source

James Walker became a burgess of Stockholm in June 1704. Another J. Walker was a Scotsman living in Poland-Lithuania toward the end of the seventeenth century had previously collected in Elbing and "Queensbridge" (Konigsburg) in 1687 a total of £97 toward the restoration fund of Marischal College, Aberdeen. Could this be the same man?

T. Fischer, The Scots in Germany (Edinburgh, 1902), p.268; Stadsarkiv Stockholm: Handelskollegium Borgarbok, 1689-1750.

Service record

POLAND-LITHUANIA, ELBING
Arrived 1687-01-01
Capacity MISC, purpose MISC
SWEDEN, STOCKHOLM
Arrived 1704-06-12
Capacity BURGESS,, purpose CIVIC. MERCANTILE, TRADE