"William Snr. (1824 - 1896) came out here with his two sons (William 1858-1936 and George Hoggett (1860 - 7) after the death of is first wife. He married a second time here to Alice Ann Black. His son William later married Elizabeth (Bessie) Sarah Black and they had 2 sons and a daughter. Walter Jnr. was a member of parliament for 17 years and on the Cape School Board for 30 years and Simon's Town Municipality for 40 years. He started the first school in Simon's Town. He did much for the town and was always available to listen to the people. " 
RUNCIMAN: Thomas 49 mer s; Isabella 46; Assumed children: Peter 25, William 18, Isabella 14, Walter 8, Beatrice 16 (10 on fmp), all b ELN; Assumed grdchildren: Isabella 5, Thomas 3, both b England; Janet 2, b ELN
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
RUNCIMAN: Thomas 60 sailor b Dunbar; wife Iabella 58 both b Dunbar, Haddingtonshire; Dtr: Jane 11 scholar b Dunbar; Gt (?) grandchildren: Isabella 15 hse servant b Swanpool, England; Thomas 13 scholar, pauper b Swanpool (Liverpool?); Grdchildren: Isabella 8, Thomas 5, Agnes 3, all paupers b Dunbar;
St George in the East, Tower Hamlets, London, England
William RUNCIMAN, 47 unm master mariner b Dunbar, boarder in hsehold of Ann MINTO (b Berwick on Tweed)
Note - assumption of correct ID for this latter, in theory this William was re-married and in Sth Africa by 1871
Source: S1595 www FreeBMD England, Url: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl Abbreviation: www FreeBMD England Note: transcriptions of the published St Caths indices for English Births Deaths and Marriages 1837 to ??
Source: S2341 Miscellaneous Runciman web searches and correspondence
Source: S201 1841 Census transcripts, Scotland via Ancestry.com 1841 Repository: #R121
Repository: R121 Ancestry.com
Source: S203 1851 Census for transcripts, Scotland via Ancestry.com Repository: #R121
Source: S206 1871 Census images for England and Wales Repository: #R121
Source: S801 Census: 1851 via Ancestry (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland) Repository: #R121
Source: S803 Census: 1871 via Ancestry (images for England, transcriptions for Scotland) Repository: #R121
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: