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Matthew Leishman Runciman (1869 - 1920)

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Matthew Leishman Runciman
Born in Leslie, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Buenos Aires, Argentinamap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Oct 2011
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This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.


Name: Matthew Leishman /Runciman/ [1]


Date: 09 AUG 1869
Place: Leslie, Fife Scotland[2][3][4]


Date: 04 SEP 1920
Place: Buenos Aires, ARG[5][6][7][8]

Data Changed

Data Changed:
Date: 15 APR 2010

Prior to import, this record was last changed 15 APR 2010 .


Husband: Matthew Leishman Runciman
Date: BEF 1898
Place:  ?ARG[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]


  • WikiTree profile Runciman-237 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.
  • Source: S1596 Title: 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: S1599 Title: findmypast, Url: Abbreviation: findmypast
  • Source: S1918 Title: Newspaper clippings Abbreviation: Newspaper clippings
  • Source: S2052 Title: 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: S2355 Title: The Scotsman Archive, Location: Abbreviation: The Scotsman Archive
  • Source: S2567 Title: RUNCIMAN, David ESP, Recipient: Lorna Henderson , Address: Girona, ESP
  • Source: S56 Title: Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855), Record Type: Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), File Number: Abbreviation: BDM: Scotlands People certs from 1855
  • Source: S31 Text: "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 29 Oct 2014), Isabella A. Leishman in entry for Matthew Leishman Runciman, 09 Aug 1869; citing LESLIE,FIFE,SCOTLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 6035516. Data Changed: Date: 29 OCT 2014
  1. Source: #S1596 Page: RUNCIMAN/LEISHMAN births, batch C114441, extracted Sep 2005
  2. Source: #S1596 Page: RUNCIMAN/LEISHMAN births, batch C114441, extracted Sep 2005
  3. Source: #S1918 Page: Birth 9 Aug 1869 wife of the Rev D W RUNCIMAN, a son, At Leslie Manse, from Glasgow Herald, (Glasgow, Scotland), Tue Aug 10, 1869; Issue 9236, extracted May 2008
  4. Source: #S31
  5. Source: #S2052 Page: Strays certificates etc, RUNCIMAN, extracted Sep 2005
  6. Source: #S2052 Page: Dth 1920 Matthew Leishman RUNCIMAN, from Strays & more collection reference, detail from Auckland Grammar School 'Chronicle', rcvd Sep 2005 Note: v. VIII No. 2 3rd term 1920, pages 17, 19
  7. Source: #S2355 Page: Dth 1920 Matthew Leishman RUNCIMAN, pg 8 Fri 10th Sep 1920, extracted Dec 2005
  8. Source: #S2567 Page: From "A Brief History of our Branch of the Runciman Family", rcvd May & extracted Jun 2007
  9. Source: #S1599 Page: 1898 Southampton to Buenos Ayres, on the Magdalena, M Leishman RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2007
  10. Source: #S56 Page: Mar. cert 1866 D W RUNCIMAN and Isabella LEISHMAN, copy d/loaded Sep 2005
  11. Source: #S1918 Page: 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

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On 31 Oct 2014 at 19:45 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:

Runciman-876 and Runciman-237 appear to represent the same person because: Same people.

Matthew Leishman is 21 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 27 degrees from Katy Jurado and 18 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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