Andrew Davidson Learmont Runciman

Andrew Davidson Learmont Runciman (1863 - 1910)

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Andrew Davidson Learmont Runciman aka Davidson
Born in Glasgow, Dist of Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Old Mill Rd, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Motherwell, Dist of Dalziel, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 31 Oct 2012
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Biography

  • Birth:

1863


Andrew's birth certificate is in the name of Andrew Davidson - illegitimate son of Mary Davidson. It was only in census records,marriage and death certificate's that he was known as Andrew Davidson Learmont Runciman son of George Runciman and Mary Davidson.

  • Occupation:

Engine Fitter.

Andrew Davidson in the UK, Royal Hospital Chelsea Pensioner Soldier Service Records, 1760-1920

Name: Andrew Davidson Age: 20 Birth Date: abt 1864 Birth Place: Barony, Lanark, Scotland Service Start Year: 1884 Regiment: Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Number: 1289 Attestation Paper: y Source Citation The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; Royal Hospital Chelsea: Soldiers Service Documents; Series: WO 97; Piece Number: 4645

  • Inventor !

Or a Snake oil sales man ? Year : 1909 -10

(Andrew died 3rd October 1910, aged 47 years )

Product - FAITH ...The King of Hair Restorer !

Searching The British Newspaper Archives I found evidence of Andrew's occupation mentioned in census - Hair Specialist ! ? . Seems he had been inventing a lotion for baldness and scalp problems for 19 years !

See Publication attached - Motherwell Times - Friday 07 January 1910. FAITH Hair Restorer.

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000473/19100107/060/0002?browse=false

http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000473/19100513/124/0007

Other Occupations:

  • Coal Miner - aged 17 years. County: Stirlingshire

Address: Conay Park.

* Engineer Fitter - aged 36 - Address : 26 Old Forge, Old Monkland Eastern District. 1901


  • Military:

Boer War 1289 Pte. A Davidson 2nd Sea Highlanders Victoria Regina ET Imperial M8344eno.PDF


Name: Andrew Davidson Campaign or Service: South Africa - Second Boer War Service Date: 1899-1902 Service Location: South Africa Regiment or Unit Name: 2nd Battalion Seaforth Highlanders Regimental Number: 1289


  • Marriage :

to Margaret Cumming Halliday Hunter 1891 Dec Age: 26 Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland.


  • Death :

1910 3 Oct Age: 47 Dalziel, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Cause of Death - Heart Failure. ( See attached Notice - Motherwell Times - Friday 07 October 1910 )



Name

Name: Andrew Davidson Learmont /Runciman/ [1][2][3]

Birth

Date: 29 JUL 1863
Place: Glasgow, Dist of Bridgeton, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Note: cert. shows Andrew born 10:25am as the illegitimate son of Mary DAVISON, power loom weaver x her mark, the informant. No father shown, no RCE to name the father. Reg. 17th Aug.[4][5]
Date: ABT 1865
Place: Glasgow Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland[6][7]

Death

Date: 03 OCT 1910
Place: Motherwell, Dist of Dalziel, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Note: cert. shows Andrew Davidson Learmont as 46 ?hair? specialist married to Margaret Cummings Halliday HUNTER; s/o George RUNCIMAN, blacksmith, dec'd and Mary m.s. DAVIDSON; d. 8:30am of cardiac syncope (seen after dth); Inf. brother-in-law Alex HUNTER of 23 Lamb St, Hamilton; Reg. 3d, Motherwell[8][9]

Marriage

Husband: Andrew Davidson Learmont Runciman
Wife: Margaret Cummings Halliday Hunter
Child: Jane Runciman
Child: Mary Runciman
Child: Andrew David Learmount Runcieman
Child: George Hunter Runciman
Child: Andrew Davidson Runciman
Child: Hector Blair Runciman
Child: Adam Morrison Runciman
Date: 31 DEC 1891
Place: Old Mill Rd, Uddingston, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Note: cert. shows Andrew Davidson as 27 coalminer resid. 42 Single Row Tanners..., s/o George RUNCIMAN blacksmith & veterinary surgeon, dec'd & Mary m.s. DAVIDSON; Margaret C H as 19, dom. serv. resid. Wadders? Rd, Old Mill Rd, Uddingston, d/o George HUNTER, coal miner & Jeanie Gray HALLIDAY m.s. HUNTER; Wit: Walter ..xison & Catherine HUNTER; reg. Jan 2nd[10][11][12]
("parents")
Husband: George Runciman
Wife: Mary Davidson
Child: John Runciman
Child: Mary Runciman
Child: Ann Runciman
Child: Andrew Davidson Learmont Runciman
Marriage:
Date: EST 1853
Place:  ?Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland[13][14][15]

Census

Date: 1901
Place: Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Note: RUNCIMAN: Andrew 36 engine fitter b Glasgow Barony, Lanarkshire; wife Margaret 28 b Coatbridge, Lanarkshire; Children: Jane 8, Mary 6, both scholars b Bothwell, Lanarkshire[16]

Reference

Reference: 64681

Sources


  1. Source: #S2505 Birth 12.10.1906 Dth 5 Sep 1981 (Falkirk) Hector Blair s/o Andrew David RUNCI(E)MAN & Margaret Halliday HUNTER (or later MORRISON), from rootsweb Runciman list, posted 29 Mar 2006 by Sandra Green, online at http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/RUNCIMAN/2006-03/1143607870, extracted Dec 2010
  2. Source: #S56 Dth 3 Oct 1910 Andrew Davidson Learmont RUNCIMAN h/o Margaret Cumming Halliday HUNTER, reg. Motherwell, Dist of Dalziel, Lanarkshire 639 #603, extracted Dec 2010
  3. Entered by Sandra Green, Oct 31, 2012
  4. Source: #S1597 Birth 29 Jul 1863 Andrew s/o Mary DAVISON, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, from Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 batch C11920-1 film 6035516, extracted Sep 2012
  5. Source: #S56 Birth 29 Jul 1863 Andrew s/o Mary DAVISON, Bridgeton, Glasgow, Lanarkshire 644/03 #1339, copy d/loaded Sep 2012
  6. Source: #S214 Old Monkland, Lanarkshire reg. 652/3 ED 3 Sched 46, hsehold of Andrew & Margaret RUNCIMAN, extracted Dec 2010
  7. Source: #S56 Marr. 31 Dec 1891 (reg. 1892) Andrew Davidson s/o George RUNCIMAN & Mary DAVIDSON; Margaret C H d/o George HUNTER & Jeanie Gray? HALLIDAY nee HUNTER; reg. Bothwell, Lanarkshire 625/1 #13, copy d/loaded Dec 2010
  8. Source: #S214 Old Monkland, Lanarkshire reg. 652/3 ED 3 Sched 46, hsehold of Andrew & Margaret RUNCIMAN, extracted Dec 2010
  9. Source: #S56 Dth 3 Oct 1910 Andrew Davidson Learmont RUNCIMAN h/o Margaret Cumming Halliday HUNTER, reg. Motherwell, Dist of Dalziel, Lanarkshire 639 #603, extracted Dec 2010
  10. Source: #S56 Marr. 31 Dec 1891 (reg. 1892) Andrew Davidson s/o George RUNCIMAN & Mary DAVIDSON; Margaret C H d/o George HUNTER & Jeanie Gray HALLIDAY nee HUNTER; reg. Bothwell, Lanarkshire 625/1 #13, copy d/loaded Dec 2010
  11. Source: #S2505 Birth 12.10.1906 Dth 5 Sep 1981 (Falkirk) Hector Blair s/o Andrew Davidson RUNCI(E)MAN & Margaret Halliday HUNTER (or later MORRISON), from rootsweb Runciman list, posted 29 Mar 2006 by Sandra Green, online at http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/RUNCIMAN/2006-03/1143607870, extracted Dec 2010
  12. Source: #S214 Old Monkland, Lanarkshire reg. 652/3 ED 3 Sched 46, hsehold of Andrew & Margaret RUNCIMAN, extracted Dec 2010
  13. Source: #S56 Marr. 31 Dec 1891 (reg. 1892) Andrew Davidson s/o George RUNCIMAN & Mary DAVIDSON; Margaret C H d/o George HUNTER & Jeanie Gray HALLIDAY nee HUNTER; reg. Bothwell, Lanarkshire 625/1 #13, copy d/loaded Dec 2010
  14. Source: #S1599 1851 Village Of Banton, Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, hsehold of Mary DAVIDSON, extracted Sep 2012
  15. Source: #S55 Birth 1 Jan 1854 Mary d/o Mary DAVIDSON, Banton, Kilsyth, STi, 483/00 0070 0323, copy d/loaded (for brother John) Sep 2012
  16. Source: #S214 Old Monkland, Lanarkshire reg. 652/3 ED 3 Sched 46, hsehold of Andrew & Margaret RUNCIMAN, extracted Dec 2010

Acknowlegements

  • WikiTree profile Runciman-373 created through the import of RuncimanJohnMcPHERSONMaryNov2012PlaceUpdated.ged on Nov 1, 2012 by L Henderson and merged with Runciman-366 created by Sandra Green.


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