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William Aitchison Runciman (1840 - 1863)

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William Aitchison Runciman
Born in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Durban, Natal, South Africamap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Oct 2011
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William Aitchison Runciman [1]

Born 13 APR 1840 Edinburgh, MLN, SCT[2]

Baptized 17 MAY 1840 Edinburgh St Cuthberts, MLN, SCT[3]

Died 13 Nov 1863 Hse of John Brown, Esq., the Berea, D'Urban, Port Natal, South Africa [4][5] [6]

Reference: 41538


  1. Source: #S1596 RUNCIMAN/AITCHISON births/baptisms, batch C119905, extracted Sep 2005
  2. Source: #S2333 RUNCIMAN mailing list resources, ( diary of brothers John and William RUNCIMAN, posted in Aug 2002 by Mrs Mary RUNCIMAN, extracted Sep 2005 Note: (the diary had just been donated to the Natal Archives, and the donation reported, in the Sunday Tribune in 1962)
  3. Source: #S1596 RUNCIMAN/AITCHISON births/baptisms, batch C119905, extracted Sep 2005
  4. Source: #S2333 "after Jul 1862 (when arrived Sth Africa) RUNCIMAN mailing list resources, ( pdf file on brothers John and William RUNCIMAN in Sth Africa, written by Mrs Mary RUNCIMAN, extracted Sep 2005
  5. Source: #S2342 "1862 Dunbar" Dr David RUNCIMAN, from Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae; the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation (1915), online at, extracted May 2007
  6. Source: #S3143 Dth 13 Nov 1863 Gulielmus Aitchison RUNCIMAN, Berea, D'Urban, Port Natal, from 1728-1858 Glasgow University Matriculation Albums via TheGenealogist, extracted Jun 2016
  • Source: S1596 IGI: Online searches, various surnames Repository: #R149
  • Repository: R149 Family Search (LDS)
  • Source: S2333 Rootsweb Msge Board, Url:
  • Source: S2342 Miscellaneous RUNCIMAN web searches and correspondence
  • Source: S56 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855),
  • * Source: S3143 Glasgow University Matriculation Albums, digitised and indexed, available on
  • WikiTree profile Runciman-235 created through the import of RUNCIMANDavidBROWNMargaretLineage1a4MyHeritageWikiTree.ged on Oct 22, 2011 by L Henderson. See the Changes page for the details of edits by L and others.

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