Scotland

Newspaper Abstracts

3 records

  • Caledonian Mercury, Edinburgh, Scotland, 10 November 1746.
    "From the London Evening Post, Nov. 4.
    "The Elizabeth, Frazer, and the Sarah and Elizabeth, Sackett, both from Antigua, that were taken out of the West-India Fleet by the French Men of War who chased it, are retaken by the London Privateer, Capt. Barker and the Garland Privateer, Capt. Taverner. The Elizabeth is sent into Plymouth, and the Sarah and Elizabeth to Kinsale."
    [FindMyPast, British Newspapers Collection. Digital image. Researched by Chris Sackett, Oct 2014.]
  • Caledonian Mercury, Edinburgh, Scotland, 11 Feb 1802
    "London—February 8
    We are extremely distressed to learn, that an account has this morning been received of the loss of Sackett's Margate Corn Hoy, off Berchington, having on board nearly 20 passengers, all of whom, with the whole of the crew, unfortunately perished."
    [FindMyPast, British Newspapers Collection. Digital image. Researched by Chris Sackett, Oct 2014.]
  • Aberdeen Journal, Scotland, 17 Feb 1802
    [Sackett's Margate hoy shipwreck. Same story as Caledonian Mercury of 11 Feb 1802]
    [FindMyPast, British Newspapers Collection. Digital image. Researched by Chris Sackett, Nov 2014.]