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William Runciman (1825 - 1896)

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William Runciman
Born in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Dist of Gateshead, Durham, Englandmap
Husband of — married after in Simonstown, Capetown, South Africamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africamap
Profile last modified | Created 17 Jun 2013
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Contents

Biography

"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. " [1]

Name

William /Runciman/ [2]

Birth

28 FEB 1825
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland [3][4]

Death

Oct 1896
Simon's Town, Cape Colony, Sth Africa [5]

Census

1841
Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
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[6]
1851
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;[7]
1871
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)[8]
Note - assumption of correct ID for this latter, in theory this William was re-married and in Sth Africa by 1871

Marriage

Groom Runciman-468
Bride Hogget-6
Date
23 NOV 1850
Dist of Gateshead, Durham, England[9][10]
Groom Runciman-468
Bride Alice Ann Black
Place Capetown (Simonstown assumed)
[11]

Reference

63189

Sources

  1. Source: #S2341 Simonstown Old Burying Ground (Photo of monument accompanied by notes)
  2. Source: #S803 Par. of St John Wapping, Civil Par. St George in the East, LND RG10/542 ED 8a F 8 Pg 10 Sched 41, hsehold of Ann MINTO, extracted Jun 2010
  3. Source: #S206 Par. of St John Wapping, Civil Par. St George in the East, LND RG10/542 ED 8a F 8 Pg 10 Sched 41, hsehold of Ann MINTO, extracted Jun 2010
  4. Source: #S5 16 Nov 1853 Masters Certificate William RUNCIMAN, issued Sth Shields, b. 28 Feb 1825, Dunbar, from Great Britain, Masters and Mates Certificates, 1850-1927, extracted Sep 2012
  5. Source: #S2341 Simonstown Old Burying Ground
  6. Source: #S201 Dawell Brae, Dunbar, East Lothain, Par. 706 ED 3 Pg 7, hsehold of Thomas & Isabella RUNCIMAN, extracted Feb 2010
  7. Source: #S203 Dunbar, ELN Par. 706 ED 2 Pg 5 Sched 38, hsehold of Thomas & Isabella RUNCIMAN, extracted Feb 2010
  8. Source: #S803 Par. of St John Wapping, Civil Par. St George in the East, LND RG10/542 ED 8a F 8 Pg 10 Sched 41, hsehold of Ann MINTO, extracted Jun 2010
  9. Source: #S2923 Marr. 23 Nov 1850 William s/o Thomas RUNCIMAN & Isabella CRAIG; Ann HOGGETT (c 1826 - 2 Sep 1865), extracted Jun 2010
  10. Source: #S1595 Marr. 1850 Q4 William RUNCIMAN & Ann HOGGETT, reg. Gateshead, DUR 24/166, extracted Jun 2010
  11. Source: #S2341 Simonstown Old Burying Ground
  • 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: S2923 Family of Thomas RUNCIMAN and Alison GRIEVE ex Steve G's RUNCIMAN pages (were at http://www.guernsey.net/~sgibbs/runciman/wr-1810.html ) Author: Steve GIBBS (d. 2009) Note: Extracted and published under the sources page of the RUNCIMAN One Name Study (http://runciman.lornahen.com/lineages/s2.htm#s2923)
  • Source: S5 Ancestry.com
  • Source: S56 Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855) http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php
  • 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


Acknowledgments

Thank you to L Henderson for creating WikiTree profile Runciman-468 through the import of RUNCIMANThomasGRIEVEAlison4WikiTreePlaceUpdated.ged on Jun 15, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by L and others.




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