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David Williamson Runciman (1837 - 1910)

David Williamson Runciman
Born in Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married 24 Apr 1866 in Govan, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdommap
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Died at age 73 in Auckland, New Zealandmap
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See also David's page in the Runciman One Name Study

from the Addison files University of Glasgow - [1]
David Williamson Runciman : son of David Runciman Doctor of Divinity
David Williamson Runciman graduated M.A. in 1860
Minister of Leslie, Fife Scotland 1864 - 1877
Minister of St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church Ponsonby, Auckland N,Z. 1878-1889
Registrar of University College Auckland New Zealand from 1894

David W. Runciman, incumbent of Leslie In Fife (1864-1877), married Isabella, youngest daughter of Matthew Leishman. [2]

See a fuller biography in "Fasti Ecclesiae Scotticanae" by Hew Scott.

Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae; the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation (1925) DAVID WILLIAMSON RUNCIMAN,born 26th June 1837, son of David R., D.D., min. of St Andrew's, Glasgow ; educated at Univ. of Glasgow ; M.A. (1860) ; licen. by Presb. of Glasgow ; pres. by Henrietta, Countess of Rothes ; ord. 1st Sept. 1864; res. 5th Dec. 1877; went to New Zealand ; adm. to St Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Ponsonby, Auckland, 1878-89 ; app. registrar, University College, Auckland, 1894 ; res. in 1907 ; died at Auckland 24th June 1910. He marr. 24th April 1866, Isabella Agatha (died 13th Aug. 1917, aged 69), daugh. of Matthew Leishman, D.D., min. of Govan, and had issue — Jane Elizabeth, born 15th Feb. 1867 ; David, born 30th Sept. 1868, died 10th Jan. 1887 ; Matthew Leishman, born 9th Aug. 1869, died at Buenos Aires 4th Sept. 1920; William Aitchison, born 9th Aug. 1871, died 30th Oct. 1917; Robert Leishman, born 9th June 1873 ; John Leslie, born 12th April 1875 ; Janet Aitchison, born 17th July 1876 (marr. Thomas Scott, min. of Laurencekirk); James Bruce, born 20th Aug. 1878, died 27th Feb. 1879; Isabella Ruth, born 27th Dec. 1879 (marr. George Haydon); Alexander Ewing, born 6th March 1882, died 28th Sept. 1882; Elizabeth Anderson, born 6th June 1883 (marr. 11th April 1917, William George Andrews, min. of St Bride's, Edinburgh) ; Hugh Inglis, born 23rd Dec. 1885; Mary Russell, born 27th Dec. 1887, died 25th July 1889.


Date: 26 JUN 1837
Place: Edinburgh St Cuthberts, MLN, SCT[3][4][5]


Date: 24 JUL 1910
Place: Auckland, AKD, NZ, -36.847385,174.765735[6][7]


Place: Point England Churchyard, Glen Innes, AKD, NZ[8] [9]


Husband: David Williamson Runciman
Wife: Isabella Agatha Leishman
Child: Jane Elizabeth Boog Runciman
Child: David Runciman
Child: Matthew Leishman Runciman
Child: William Aitchision Runciman
Child: Robert Leishman Runciman
Child: John Leslie Runciman
Child: Janet Aitchison Runciman
Child: James Bruce Runciman
Child: Isabella Ruth Runciman
Child: Alexander Runciman
Child: Elizabeth Anderson Runciman
Child: Hugh Inglis Runciman
Child: Mary Russell Kerr Runciman
Date: 24 APR 1866
Place: Govan, Glasgow, LKS, SCT[10][11]
Husband: David Runciman
Wife: Janet Aitchison
Child: David Williamson Runciman
Child: Mary Ker Runciman
Child: William Aitchison Runciman
Child: John Aitchison Runciman
Child: James Brody Runciman
Child: Janet Lockie Runciman
Child: Robert Inglis (Peel) Runciman
Child: Alexander Ewing Runciman
Child: Anne Cumin Runciman
Child: Elizabeth Isabella Runciman
Date: 16 AUG 1836
Place: Edinburgh, MLN, SCT[12][13][14][15]


  1. The University of Glasgow Story - Graduate Record for David Williamson Runciman
  2. Electric Scotland - Matthew Leishman of Govan and the Middle Party of 1843 p.207 - by James Fleming Leishman MA pub. Paisley; Alexander Gardener 1921
  3. Source: #S56 Marr. cert 1866 D W RUNCIMAN and Isabella LEISHMAN, copy d/loaded Sep 2005
  4. Source: #S1596 RUNCIMAN/AITCHISON births/baptisms, batch C119905, extracted Sep 2005
  5. Source: #S2052 Birth 1837 D W RUNCIMAN, from Strays & more collection reference, detail from 1902 NZ Cyclopaedia rcvd Sep 2005 Note: (D.W. RUNCIMAN born 26 Jun 1837 Edinburgh, Scotland - Vol 2 Auckland Provincial District p198)
  6. Source: #S2052 Probate index, RUNCIMAN, extracted Sep 2005
  7. Source: #S1034 H/stone Rev D W RUNCIMAN, M.A. & family, B03.16, fiche 35, extracted May 2007
  8. Source: #S1034 H/stone Rev D W RUNCIMAN, M.A. & family, B03.16, fiche 35, extracted May 2007
  9. FindAGrave Memorial ID 173295134 - Rev David William “D. W.” Runciman
  10. Source: #S56 Marr. cert 1866 D W RUNCIMAN and Isabella LEISHMAN, copy d/loaded Sep 2005
  11. Source: #S1918 Marr. 24 Apr 1866 Isabella Agatha, dtr of Rev, Matthew LEISHMAN & Rev David Williamson RUNCIMAN, M.A., minister of Leslie, at Govan Manse, from Glasgow Herald, (Glasgow, Scotland), Wed Apr 25, 1866; Issue 8206, extracted May 2008
  12. Source: #S56 Dth 12 Sep 1872 David s/o David RUNCIMAN & Janet LOCKIE, Elie, FIF, 427 #4, copy d/loaded Sep 2005
  13. Source: #S1596 RUNCIMAN/AITCHISON 1836 marriage, batch M195007 (Canongate) and M119898 (St Cuthberts), extracted Sep 2005
  14. Source: #S56 Birth cert 1855 Elizabeth RUNCIMAN, copy d/loaded Sep 2005
  15. Source: #S2342 Marr. 1836 David RUNCIMAN & Margaret AITCHISON, from Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae; the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation (1915), online at http://www.archive.org/details/fastiecclesiasco03scotuoft, extracted May 2007
  • Source: S1034 CEM.FICHE: Cemetery transcriptions Abbreviation: Cemetery transcriptions Author: NZSG Publication: NZSG, Auckland, NZ Note: NZ Society of Genealogists Monumental Inscriptions and Burial Record Transcriptions
  • Source: S1596 IGI: Online searches, Subject: Online search: assorted surnames Abbreviation: IGI: Online searches Repository: #R149
  • Repository: R149 Name: Family Search (LDS) Address: State: Utah Country: USA
  • Source: S1918 Newspaper clippings
  • Source: S2052 NZSG Index, Subject: assorted indexes Abbreviation: NZSG Index Author: Compiler: NZ Soc. of Genealogists Publication: NZ Soc. of Genealogists, Auckland, NZ, Vol 1:1999 Vol 3: 2003 Vol 5:
  • Source: S2342 Miscellaneous RUNCIMAN web searches and correspondence by Lorna
  • Source: S56 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death certificates 1855 + from http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php


This profile started through the import of RUNCIMANDavidBROWNMargaretLineage1a4MyHeritageWikiTree.ged on Oct 22, 2011 by L Henderson. Supported by Valerie Willis through the import of Leishman for wikitree.ged on Oct 29, 2014.

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Runciman-875 and Runciman-227 appear to represent the same person because: Same person;

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