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William Runciman (1821 - 1895)

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William Runciman
Born in Dirleton, East Lothian, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Oldhamstocks, , East Lothian, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Aug 2013
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Biography

William Runciman [1][2][3]

Born 28 AUG 1821 Dirleton, , East Lothian, Scotland[4][5][6]

Died 26 NOV 1895 Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada

cert. shows William RUNCIMAN as 73, farmer b SCT cod Senectus; Inf. Robert RUNCIMAN of Haldimand Twp, reg. Oct 20th 1896 (sic)[7][8][9][10]

Baptized 28 AUG 1821 Dirleton, , East Lothian, Scotland

Note: Date Of Birth 28 Aug 1821; BaptismDate* * 1821
Forename William
Father William RUNCIMAN, hind
Mother Jean COCKBURN
Abode Linkhouse
Baptized publickly
FileNumber 3072[11][12]

Immigrated before 1865 to Canada

Note: William & Jane emigrated to Canada pre 1865 when they settled in Northumberland County, Ontario. (lot no. 34 & 35 lot size 50 & 15).
SS Iowa Glasgow, Scotland to New York 30 April 1867 DISTRICT OF NEW YORK - PORT OF NEW YORK I, James Craig, Master of the S.S. 'Iowa', do solemnly, sincerely, and truly swear that the following List or Manifest, subscribed by me, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs of the Collection District of New York, is a full and perfect List of all the Passengers taken on board the said Vessel at Glasgow from which Port the said Steamship has now arrived; and that on said List is truly designated the age, the sex, and the occupation of each of said passengers, the part of the vessel occupied by each during the passage, the country to which each belongs, and also the country of which it is intended by each to become an inhabitant; and that said List or Manifest truly sets forth the number of said Passengers who have died on said Voyage and the names and ages of those who died. So help me God. (Signature) James Craig Sworn to, this April 30 1867, Before me. (Signature) ????????, D.C. List or Manifest of ALL THE PASSENGERS taken on board the S.S. 'Iowa' whereof James Craig is Master, from Glasgow, burthen 1437 tons.
Columns represent: given name and surname, age, sex, occupation, the country to which they severally belong, the country of which they intend to become inhabitants, and the part of the ship occupied during the voyage.
1 Alexander McIver 27 M None Scotland Canada Steerage
2 William McIver 36 M None Scotland Canada Steerage
3 Robert McIver 23 M None Scotland Canada Steerage
4 Ester McIver 62 F None Scotland Canada Steerage
5 Robert Hay 26 M Dyer ScotlandU. States Steerage
6 George Carlton 30 M None Scotland U. States Steerage
7 Jane Runeiman 42 F None Scotland U. States Steerage
8 Richard Runeiman 18 M None Scotland U. States Steerage
9 Jane Runeiman 16 F None Scotland U. States Steerage
10 John Runeiman 14 M None Scotland U. States Steerage
11 Thomas Runeiman 11 M None Scotland U. States Steerage
12 James Runeiman 10 M None Scotland U. States Steerage
13 B???? Runeiman 8 M None Scotland U. States Steerage
14 Maggie Runeiman 14 F None Scotland U. States Steerage
15 Robert Runeiman 15 M None Scotland U. States Steerage
16 Charles Pettigrew 23M Engineer Scotland U. States Steerage
17 Mrs Charles Pettigrew 26 F None Scotland U. States Steerage
18 John Pettigrew 1y6m M None Scotland U. States Steerage
This is only a part of the passenger list. [13]

Buried Lincoln County, Niagra Township, , Canada [14]

Occupation: Master Gardener[15]

Married 17 MAY 1844 Oldhamstocks, , East Lothian, Scotland

Husband: William Runciman
Wife: Jane France
Child: William Runciman
Child: Richard Runciman
Child: John France Runciman
Child: Thomas Runciman
Child: James Runciman
Child: Margaret Vetch Runciman
Child: Robert Eadie Runciman
Child: Isabella Runciman
Child: Robert Runciman
Child: Elizabeth F Runciman
Child: Jane Anne Runciman
Note: Witnesses: Robert Hunter & Thomas Ramsey[16][17][18]

Parents

Husband: William Runciman
Wife: Jane Cockburn
Child: John Runciman
Child: James Runciman
Child: Charles Runciman
Child: William Runciman
Child: Richard Runciman
Child: Anne Runciman
Child: Eupham Runciman
Child: Isabella Runciman
Child: Margaret Runciman
Child: Isabel Runciman
Child: Thomas Runciman
Child: Jean Runciman
Marriage:
Date: 07 MAY 1809
Place: Dirleton, , East Lothian, Scotland
Note: (15 Apr Canongate and 7 May Dirleton)[19] [20][21] [22] [23]
Census:
1851
Haddington, , East Lothian, Scotland
Note: RUNCIMAN: William 62 carrier b Nth Berwick, HAD; wife Jean 66 b Dirleton, HAD; Dtr Isabella 26 b Dirleton; Brother-in-law John COCKBURN, 56 shoemaker (journeyman)[24]
Note: John Cockburn was at the address in 1841 census. No occupation shown or whether lodger. Presumably this is wife Jane's brother or other relation.
By 1851 he is shown as William's brother-in-law, and was deaf and dumb. At this stage there is no further evidence researched to establish if this was a permanent arrangement. John was 56 at this time (b.1795) and a journeyman shoemaker
Alan Runciman 2012

Census

1841 Haddington, , East Lothian, Scotland

Note: RUNCIMAN: William 50 carter b Cty; Jane 50; Assumed children: Charles 20 deaf & senile, William 20 carter, Richard 15, blk smith ap, Isabella 20, Margaret 13, Ann 9 All b ELN; John COCKBURN 45 b ELN[25]

1851 Haddington, , East Lothian, Scotland

Note: RUNCIMAN: William 28 carrier b Dirleton, HAD; wife Jane 25 b Oldhamstocks; Children: Isabella 6 William 4, Richard 2, all b Prestonkirk, HAD; J A (F) 1 b Haddington; Also Visitors: John LARMOUTH 30 farmer b Whitsome, BEW; Robert FRAID? farmer 23 b Oldhamstocks; Servant Caterine DAVIES 14 b Haddington[26]

1861 Haddington, , East Lothian, Scotland

Note: RUNCIMAN: William 37 Gardener (master) b Dirleton, ELN; wife Jane 35 b Oldhamstock; Father-in-law Richard FRANCE 75 b Coldingham; Children: Isabella 15 scholar William 14 draper (ap) (on ancestry as dresser), Jane 10, John 8, Thomas 6, all scholars; James 4, Elizabeth 2, all b Haddington;
(same page, brother James & family)[27][28]

1871 Haldimand, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada

Note: RUNCIMAN: William 45 farmer marr; Jane 40 marr. ; Assumed children: Jane 20, John 17 farmer, James 14, Maggie 9, Bessie 12, Robert 6; All b SCT, C Presb, Scotch[29]

1881 Haldimand, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada

Note: RUNCIMAN: William 69 farmer; Jane 76, both marr. and b SCT; Assumed children: Maggie 19, Robert (age unclear but transcr. bas 13); Also Bessie LAPP. All C Presb, Scotch;[30]

1891 Haldimand, Northumberland Co., Ontario, Canada

Note: RUNCIMAN: William 68 farmer b SCT F/M b SCT; Jane 67 b SCT F/M b SCT; Dtr Margaret (marr.) 28, Son Robert 25 farmer both b SCT F/M b SCT; Andrew THOMSON, marr. 50 farm lab b SCT F/M b SCT[31]

Reference: 52979

Sources

  1. Source: #S5 Marr. 20 May 1877 John Francis RUNCIMAN and Alida Jane LAPP, at Haldimand Twp, reg. Northumberland Cty, ONT, M'film MS932_24, from Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924, extracted Jan 2008
  2. Source: #S201 Haddington, ELN Par. 709 ED 4, hsehold of William & Jane RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2008
  3. Source: #S3241
  4. Source: #S2342 Descendants of William RUNCIMAN & Catherine WISHART, FIF, posted May 2006 by Jen Jelley, extracted Jan 2008
  5. Source: #S201 Haddington, ELN Par. 709 ED 4, hsehold of William & Jane RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2008
  6. Source: #S1597 Birth 28 Aug 1821 William s/o William RUNCIMAN & Jean COCKBURN, Dirleton, ELN from Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 batch C11705-4 film 1067796, extracted from index Jan 2012
  7. Source: #S201 Haddington, ELN Par. 709 ED 4 Pg 18 hsehold of William & Jean RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2010
  8. Source: #S2562 Birth 1821 Dth 1895 William s/o William RUNCIMAN & Jean COCKBURN, rcvd Jan 2010
  9. Source: #S809 1871 Haldimand, Northumberland, Ontario; Roll: C-9984; Family No: 117, hsehold of William & Jane RUNCIMAN, extracted Feb 2010
  10. Source: #S5 Dth 26 Nov 1895 William RUNCIMAN, Haldimand, Northumberland Co, ONT, from Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1934, extracted Feb 2010
  11. Source: #S3223 Dirleton - 705/00 0004 CONT 1821
  12. Source: #S3222 Bap. 28 Aug 1821 (Dirleton) Dth 26 Nov 1895 (bur. St Mark Anglican Cem., Lincoln Co., Niagara Twp, CAN) William s/o William & Jean (COCKBURN) RUNCIMAN; Marr. 1844 Jane FRANCE (b. 1826 Oldhamstocks bur. Stoney Creek Municipal Cem., Wentworth Co. Slatfleet, CAN); Pg 8
  13. Source: #S3222
  14. Source: #S3222 Ref No Na-L-3357
  15. Source: #S3222
  16. Source: #S3222 Bap. 28 Aug 1821 (Dirleton) Dth 26 Nov 1895 (bur. St Mark Anglican Cem., Lincoln Co., Niagara Twp, CAN) William s/o William & Jean (COCKBURN) RUNCIMAN; Marr. 1844 Jane FRANCE (b. 1826 Oldhamstocks bur. Stoney Creek Municipal Cem., Wentworth Co. Slatfleet, CAN); Pg 8
  17. Source: #S1596 Marr. 17 May 1844 William RUNCIMAN & Jane FRANCE, batch M117144, Oldhamstocks, ELN, extracted Jan 2008
  18. Source: #S5 Marr. 20 May 1877 John Francis RUNCIMAN and Alida Jane LAPP, at Haldimand Twp, reg. Northumberland Cty, ONT, M'film MS932_24, from Ontario, Canada Marriages, 1857-1924, extracted Jan 2008
  19. Source: #S2342 Page: Marr. 15 Apr 1809 William RUNCIMAN & Jane COCkBURN, Canongate, Descendants of William RUNCIMAN & Catherine WISHART, FIF, posted (where?) May 2006 by Jen Jelley, extracted Jan 2008
  20. Source: #S2562 Marr. 7 May 1809 William RUNCIMAN & Jane COCKBURN, Dirleton, ELN, Outline family tree from William & Elizabeth (JAMIESON) RUNCIMAN, and emails, rcvd Jan 2010
  21. Source: #S1596 Marr. 7 May 1809 William RUNCIMAN & Jean COCKBURN, batch M117052 Dirleton, ELN, extracted Jan 2010 (also 15 Apr, Canongate, Edin batch M195003), extracted Jan 2010
  22. Source: #S103 Marr. 1809 William RUNCIMAN & Jean COCKBURN, Dirleton, 705/ 0030 0223, extracted from index Feb 2010
  23. Source: #S3222 Birth 11 Mar 1789 (Nth Berwick) Dth 1873 (bur. St Mary's Par. Church Eddington #30) William s/o John & Jean (BARRIE) RUNCIMAN; Marr. 15 Apr 1809 (Canongate) Jean COCKBURN (b. 1785 d. 1854); Pg 4
  24. Source: #S203 Haddington, ELN Par. 709 ED 4 Pg 6, Sched 90, hsehold of William & Jean RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2010
  25. Source: #S201 Haddington, ELN Par. 709 ED 4, hsehold of William & Jane RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2008
  26. Source: #S203 Haddington, ELN Par. 709 ED 3A Pg 19 Sched 78, hsehold of William & Jane RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2008
  27. Source: #S205 Haddington, ELN Par. 709 ED: 3; Page: 5; Sched 26, hsehold of William & Jane RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2012
  28. Source: #S2903 1861 Families of William & Jane (FRANCE), James & Jane (THOMSON) RUNCIMAN, Haddington, ELN 709/00 003/00 005 copy rcvd Feb 2010
  29. Source: #S809 1871 Haldimand, Northumberland, Ontario; Roll: C-9984; Family No: 117, hsehold of William & Jane RUNCIMAN, extracted Feb 2010
  30. Source: #S809 1881 Haldimand, Northumberland West, Ontario. Roll: C_13240, Page 36, Family No: 172, hsehold of William & Jane RUNCIMAN, extracted Feb 2010
  31. Source: #S809 1891 Haldimand, Northumberland West, Ontario. Roll: T-6357, Family No: 93, hsehold of William & Jane RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2012
  • Source: S103 OPR East Lothian Scotlands People RUNCIMAN Marriages 1538-1854 , http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk
  • Source: S1596 IGI: Online searches, assorted surnames * Source: S1597 FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS), Url: http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/
  • Source: S201 1841 Census transcripts for Scotland, via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S203 1851 Census transcripts for Scotland, via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S205</span: 1861 Census transcripts for Scotland, via Ancestry.com
  • Source: S2342</span: Miscellaneous RUNCIMAN web searches and correspondence
  • Source: S2562 RUNCIMAN Corres.,
  • Source: S2903 RUNCIMAN/WISHART/JAMIESON Corres., ex Lawrence F
  • Source: S3222 "Scotland and Beyond" (2004) Authors: Diane Middleton Jen Jelley, plus subsequent research by Alan RUNCIMAN, Ros RUNCIMAN, Lawrence FLETCHER, Lorna HENDERSON & many, many others,
  • Source: S3223 Birth Registration
  • Source: S3238 Fletcher Web Site Author: Lawrence Fletcher MyHeritage.com family tree
  • Source: S3241 Handwritten Family Tree handed down within family in Scotland. Perhaps originating in Australia? Author: Unknown
  • Source: S5 Ancestry.com
  • Source: S809 Census images for Canada via Ancestry.com
  • WikiTree profile Runciman-532 created by Alan Runciman through the import of RUNCIMANAlansPaternal4WikiTreeAug2013.ged on Aug 29, 2013.



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On 19 Jul 2017 at 12:22 GMT Lorna Henderson wrote:

Runciman-1015 and Runciman-532 appear to represent the same person because: refer to proposed merge for son Robert E(adie) RUNCIMAN



William is 22 degrees from Geoffrey Chaucer, 24 degrees from AJ Jacobs, 23 degrees from Michelle Ladner and 20 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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