Bartholomew Allerton was 7 years old when he came on the Mayflower. He was the son of Isaac Allerton and Mary (Norris) Allerton. He had two siblings, Remember, age 5, and Mary, age 3. His sister Mary Allerton was the last surviving Mayflower passenger when she died in 1699. Bartholomew left Plymouth about 1627 and traveled to Ireland, where he was installed as vicar at Knocktemple and Liscarroll in 1640. By 1645, he was vicar at Bramfield, Suffolk. He had two wives, Margaret and Sarah.
The Mayflower left England in September 1620 with 102 men, women and children bound for Virginia. After 65 days they arrived far north of their preferred destination. They created a government on arrival forming the Mayflower Compact, which stated the colonists would create “laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices…,” follow their Christian faith, work together for the common good, and be loyal subjects to King James.
This Bartholomew Allerton history mug is part of our Mayflower history series which includes many of the notable figures who played major roles during this conflict.
The biographical History Mugs were created to teach and inspire individuals to learn about our diverse and interesting history. The biographies were researched and written by history enthusiast, Robert Compton. He colorized most of the historic photos and images used on the mugs, which were originally black and white or sepia tone. The images and biographies are imprinted on mugs at his studio in rural Vermont.
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