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William Runciman (1855 - aft. 1901)

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William Runciman
Born in Greenlawdean, Par. of Greenlaw, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Ednam, Roxburghshire, Scotlandmap
Died after [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011
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William Runciman [1]

Born 21 NOV 1855 Greenlawdean, Par. of Greenlaw, BEW, SCT[2][3]


Husband: William Runciman
Wife: Isabella Pace Young
Child: Isabella Wallace Runciman
Child: John Darling Runciman
Child: Robert Burns Runciman
Child: William Runciman
28 Jun 1887
Edam, Roxburghshire, Scotland[4]


Husband: John Runciman
Wife: Janet Davidson
Child: George Runciman
Child: William Runciman
Child: James Davidson Runciman
Child: Betsy Runciman
Child: John Darling Runciman
Child: Janet Darling Runciman
Child: Agnes Runciman
Child: Robert Runciman
Child: Thomas Runciman
Date: DEC 1853
Place: Legerwood, BEW, SCT[5]


1901 10 Nether Pl, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland

RUNCIMAN: William 45 gas stoker b Greenlaw, BEW; wife Isabella 35 b Ednam, ROX; Children: Isabella 16 b Stow, Edin; John 13 scholar b Ednam, ROX; Robert 11 scholar b Eccles, BEW; Barbara 10, William 8, scholars b Mertoun; Janet 5 scholar b Melrose, ROX [6]


  1. Source: #S1596 RUNCIMAN/DAVIDSON births, batch C117431, extracted Oct 2005
  2. Source: #S1596 RUNCIMAN/DAVIDSON births, batch C117431, extracted Oct 2005
  3. Source: #S56 Birth 1855 William to John RUNCIMAN & Janet DAVIDSON, reg. Greenlaw, BEW 743 #38, copy d/loaded Aug 2007
  4. Source: #S2 Marr. 1887 William Runciman & Isa Pace Young, reg. Ednam, ROX, 788/1 #1
  5. Source: #S56 Birth 28 Jun 1868 Robert s/o John RUNCIMAN & Janet DAVIDSON, Chapel Mains, Lauder, BEW, 748_00_0016, copy d/loaded Oct 2005
  6. Source: #S806 Galashiels, SEL Reg. 775 ED 3 Pg 22 Sched 115, hsehold of William & Isabella RUNCIMAN, extracted Jun 2010
  • Source: S1596 IGI: Online searches: assorted surnames
  • Source: S56 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855) ScotlandsPeople
  • Source: S806 Census: 1901 transcriptions for SCT via
  • Source: S2 ScotlandsPeople Marriage index 1855+
  • WikiTree profile Runciman-17 created through the import of RUNCIMANAlexanderHENDRIEJanet4RWebMyHeritageWikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.

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On 21 Jan 2017 at 07:15 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:

Runciman-1002 and Runciman-17 appear to represent the same person because: both William's married to Isabella Pace YOUNG (who will also need merging)

( down from George RUNCIMAN marr. Janet DARLING)

William is 30 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 38 degrees from Carol Keeling, 22 degrees from George Washington and 29 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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