See also David's page in the Runciman One Name Study
from the Addison files University of Glasgow -
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
Click here for for 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.
↑ 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)
↑ Source: #S1034 H/stone Rev D W RUNCIMAN, M.A. & family, B03.16, fiche 35, extracted May 2007
↑ Source: #S56 Marr. cert 1866 D W RUNCIMAN and Isabella LEISHMAN, copy d/loaded Sep 2005
↑ 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
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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