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Richard Runciman (1799 - 1881)

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Richard Runciman
Born in North Berwick, Haddingtonshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Dirleton, , East Lothian, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Green Island, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Aug 2013
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Categories: Rajah, sailed 16 January 1853.

Contents

Biography

Name

Name: Richard /Runciman/ [1][2]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 27 DEC 1799
Place: North Berwick, , East Lothian, Scotland[3][4]
Birth:
Date: 12 JAN 1800
Place: North Berwick, , East Lothian, Scotland[5]

Found multiple copies of BIRT DATE. Using 27 DEC 1799

Death

Death:
Date: 24 SEP 1881
Place: Green Island, nr Dunedin, Otago, NZ
Note: Otago Witness for 1 Oct:
"On the 24th September, at Green Island, Richard Runciman ; in his 82nd year."[6][7][8][9][10]

Christening

Christening:
Date: 19 JAN 1800
Place: North Berwick, , East Lothian, Scotland[11][12][13]

Census

Census:
Date: 1851
Place: Kingston, Par. of Dirleton, East Lothian, Scotland
Note: RUNCIMAN: Richard 51 joiner master emp 4 men b N Berwick Had; Children: James 24 joiner b Edin; Jane 21, Barbra 19, Isabella 17, John 13 scholar, all b Dirleton, HAD; Servants: Alexander RUNCIMAN 19 joiner appren b Edin (his nephew); James LAUDER 16 joiner appren b N Berwick;[14][15]

Emigration

Emigration:
Date: 1853
Note: Richard & children emigrated to New Zealand in 1853 on the "Rajah" following the death of his wife Barbara in 1850[16][17]

Immigration

Immigration:
Date: 06 OCT 1853
Place: Port Chalmers, , Otago, New Zealand
Note: A report from the memoirs of George MILLAR, shows:
Enclosed berths:
BINNIE, Miss Mary
RUNCIMAN, Richard, James, John, Jane, Barbara and Isabella[18][19][20][21]

Burial

Burial:
Place: Green Island, nr Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Note: ILMO Richard RUNCIMAN b 12 Jan 1800 d 24 Sep 1881 his son James d 5 Sep 1896 age 69 yrs. Mary wife of James RUNCIMAN d 11 Jun 1908 age 79 yrs[22]

Marriage

Husband: Richard Runciman
Wife: Barbara Merrilees
Child: James Runciman
Child: Jane Runciman
Child: Barbara Runciman
Child: John Runciman
Child: Christine Henderson Runciman
Child: Isabella Runciman
Child: Isabella Runciman
Child: John Runciman
Marriage:
Date: 07 JUN 1823
Place: Dirleton, , East Lothian, Scotland[23][24][25][26]
Census:
Date: 1841
Place: Kingston, Par. of Dirleton, East Lothian, Scotland
Note: RUNCIMAN: Richard 41 joiner; Barbary 41 both b ELN; Assumed children: James 14 ap joiner b SCT; Jane 14, Barbry 9, Isabella 7, John 3 all b ELN; Also James MERRELEES 84 ag lab b ELN; Agnes MacKIE 16 b ELN[27]
Husband: John Runciman
Wife: Jeanie Barrie
Child: William Runciman
Child: James Runciman
Child: Charles Runciman
Child: John Runciman
Child: Elizabeth Runciman
Child: Richard Runciman
Child: Alexander Runciman
Child: Isabel Runciman
Child: Katherine Runciman
Child: Jean Runciman
Marriage:
Date: 18 OCT 1787
Place: North Berwick, , East Lothian, Scotland[28][29][30][31]
Census:
Date: 1841
Place: Dirleton, , East Lothian, Scotland
Note: RUNCIMAN: John 76 "ind"; Jean 72 , both b ELN (sic)[32]

Sources

  • Source: S103 Title: OPR East Lothian Scotlands People RUNCIMAN Marriages, Author Address: http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk, Recipient Address: East Lothian, Scotland Abbreviation: OPR East Lothian SctP RUNCIMAN Marriages 1538-1854 Author: Scotlands People Index Publication: 1538-1854 Repository: #R146
  • Repository: R146 Name: Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/) Address: City: Edinburgh State: Midlothian Country: Scotland
  • Source: S201 Title: 1841 Census for Scotland, Record Type: Census transcripts, Location: Scotland, Record Info: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1841 SCT via Ancestry Publication: 1841 Repository: #R121
  • Repository: R121 Name: Ancestry.com Address: Country: USA
  • Source: S203 Title: 1851 Census for Scotland, Record Type: Census transcripts, Location: Scotland, Record Info: via Ancestry.com Abbreviation: Census: 1851 SCT via Ancestry Publication: 1851 Repository: #R121
  • Source: S2342 Title: Miscellaneous RUNCIMAN web searches and correspondence, Url: Various Abbreviation: RUNCIMAN Misc. Web & Correspondence
  • Source: S2505 Title: Rootsweb Mailing List, Url: http://lists.rootsweb.com Abbreviation: Rootsweb Mailing List
  • Source: S2520 Title: OneGreatFamily, Url: http://OneGreatFamily.com Abbreviation: OneGreatFamily
  • Source: S2640 Title: Papers Past (NZ National Library), Url: http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/ Abbreviation: Papers Past (NZ National Library)
  • Source: S3 Title: RUNCIMAN Analysis, Author Address: http://Runciman.lornahen.com Abbreviation: RUNCIMAN Analysis Author: Lorna Henderson Repository: #R156
  • Repository: R156 Name: RUNCIMAN One Name Study Address: Country: http://RuncimansAll.blogspot.com
  • Source: S3222 Title: "Scotland and Beyond" (2004) plus subsequent research by Alan RUNCIMAN, Ros RUNCIMAN, Lawrence FLETCHER, Lorna HENDERSON & many, many others, Compiler Address: UK, Australia and New Zealand Abbreviation: "Scotland and Beyond" (2004), plus subsequent research Author: Diane Middleton Jen Jelley Alan Runciman Ros Runciman Laurie Fletcher Lorna Henderson and many others Publication: Jul 2013 Note: imported on 2013/07/24 at 15:44:27.
  • Source: S3223 Title: Birth Registration Abbreviation: Birth Registration
  • Source: S3233 Title: Old Parish Record Abbreviation: OPR
  • Source: S3242 Title: The Stones of Dirleton Kirkyard and their People Abbreviation: SDK Author: Members of GDHS Publication: The Gullane and Dirleton History Society
  • Source: S3243 Title: Runciman Family Parish Notes Summary-Sheet14 Abbreviation: Runciman Family Parish Notes Summary-Sheet14 Author: Joan Whillas, husband, Eric W, descendant of Orkney Runciman branch Publication: Printed 28 April 2003
  • Source: S3245 Title: Blair Campbell Family Tree Abbreviation: Blair Campbell Family Tree Note: Provided place & actual date of death - previously only year was noted. CONT CONT Alan Runciman Nov 2011
  • Source: S56 Title: Scottish Birth, Marriage, Death entries (from 1855), Record Type: Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), File Number: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php Abbreviation: BDM: Scotlands People certs from 1855
  • Source: S57 Title: BDM: NZ historical indexes (online), Url: http://bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/Search Abbreviation: BDM: NZ historical indexes Author: transcr. by LornaHen
  1. Source: #S2505 Page: , extracted Jan 2008
  2. Source: #S3222 Page: Birth 27 Dec 1799 (North Berwick) Dth 24 Sep 1881 Richard s/o John & Jean (BARRIE) RUNCIMAN; Marr. 7 Aug 1823 (Dirleton) Barbara MERRILEES (b. 15 Aug 1800 Dirleton d. 24.8.1850 Glasgow), Pg 4
  3. Source: #S3223 Page: North Berwick, ELN, SCT - 713/00 0050 0189 CONT 1800
  4. Source: #S3222 Page: Birth 27 Dec 1799 (North Berwick) Dth 24 Sep 1881 Richard s/o John & Jean (BARRIE) RUNCIMAN; Marr. 7 Aug 1823 (Dirleton) Barbara MERRILEES (b. 15 Aug 1800 Dirleton d. 24.8.1850 Glasgow), Pg 4
  5. Source: #S2505 Page: Birth 12 Jan 1800 Richard RUNCIMAN, BEW, posted Jun 2001, extracted Jan 2008
  6. Source: #S2505 Page: , extracted Jan 2008
  7. Source: #S57 Page: Dth 24 Sep 1881 Richard RUNCIMAN, aged 81, ref. 1881/4041, extracted Mar 2010
  8. Source: #S2640 Page: Dth notice 1 Oct 1881 Richard RUNCIMAN, d. 24 Sep Green Island, aged 81, from Otago Witness , Issue 1560, 1 Oct 1881, Page 17, extracted Mar 2010
  9. Source: #S3222 Page: Birth 27 Dec 1799 (North Berwick) Dth 24 Sep 1881 Richard s/o John & Jean (BARRIE) RUNCIMAN; Marr. 7 Aug 1823 (Dirleton) Barbara MERRILEES (b. 15 Aug 1800 Dirleton d. 24.8.1850 Glasgow), Pg 4
  10. Source: #S3245 Page: Places of Birth & Death noted from B/C Family Tree
  11. Source: #S3243
  12. Source: #S3233 Page: OPR North Berwick 713/4/fr 939
  13. Source: #S56 Page: Birth (bap.?) 19 Jan 1800 Richard s/o John RUNCIMAN & Jean BARRIE, Nth Berwick, ELN 713/ 0040 0148, extracted from index Mar 2010
  14. Source: #S203 Page: Kingston, Par. of Dirleton, ELN Par. 705 ED 3 Pg 5 Sched 13, hsehold of Richard RUNCIMAN, extracted Mar 2010
  15. Source: #S3222 Page: Pg 4
  16. Source: #S3242 Page: p 75
  17. Source: #S3222 Page: Emig. 1853 on the "Rajah" Richard RUNCIMAN & children, after Barbara's death, to New Zealand, settled Green Island, Pg 4
  18. Source: #S2342 Page: Vote of thanks from Otago Early Settlers Assocation for "Four Generations" — Mrs Henry Doig (nee Jane Runciman), passenger per Rajah (1853), reported on Pg 11 of the Otago Witness, 19 May 1909, transcr. online at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nzbound/oesa.htm, extracted Aug 2010
  19. Source: #S2342 Page: Dth notice 22 Jul 1908 Mrs James RUNCIMAN, Brighton, Rajah 1853, (Otago Witness), online at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nzbound/oesa.htm, extracted Aug 2010
  20. Source: #S2342 Page: "Rajah" 6 Oct 1853, arr. Port Chalmers, from London 16 Jan 1853, George Miller Memoirs, online at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nzbound/rajah.htm, extracted Aug 2010
  21. Source: #S3 Page: Aug 2010
  22. Source: #S2505 Page: H/stone Richard RUNCIMAN & Barbara MERRLIESS, Green Island, OTG, posted Jun 2001, extracted Jan 2008
  23. Source: #S2505 Page: Marr. 1823 Richard RUNCIMAN & Barbara MERRLIESS, Dirleton, ELN, posted Jun 2001, extracted Jan 2008
  24. Source: #S103 Page: Marr. 7 Jun 1823 Richard RUNCIMAN & Barbara MERRYLEES, Nth Berwick, ELN 705/ 0040 0193, extracted from index Mar 2010
  25. Source: #S3222 Page: Marr. 7 Aug 1823 Richard s/o John & Jean (BARRIE) RUNCIMAN; Barbara MERRILEES (b. 15.5.1800 Dirleton, d. 24.8.1850 Glasgow), Pg 4
  26. Source: #S3233 Page: OPR Dirleton 705/4/fr 844
  27. Source: #S201 Page: Kingston, Par. of Dirleton, ELN Par. 705 ED 3 Pg 2, hsehold of Richard & Barbary RUNCIMAN, extracted Mar 2010
  28. Source: #S2520 Page: Marr. 28 Sep 1787 John RUNCIMAN & Jean BARRIE, Nth Berwick, ELN, from Family of Matthew RUNCIMAN, posted by Wendy Fletcher,, extracted Oct 2007
  29. Source: #S56 Page: Dth 1875 Alexander RUNCIMAN, Glasgow Dist 644/9 pg 226, copy d/loaded Dec 2005
  30. Source: #S103 Page: Marr. 18 Oct 1787 John RUNSIMAN & Jean BARRIE, Nth Berwick, ELN 713/ 0040 0280, extracted from index Jan 2012
  31. Source: #S3222 Page: Birth 23 Jun 1762 (Crail) Dth 13 Dec 1852 (Dirleton, East Lothian) John s/o William RUNCIMAN & Elizabeth JAMESON; Marr. 28 Sep 1787 (North Berwick) Jean BARRIE (b. 7 Feb 1767 Dirleton, d. 1847), Pg 3
  32. Source: #S201 Page: Dirleton, ELN Par. 705 ED 1 Pg 8 hsehold of John & Jean RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2010

Acknowledgments

Thank you to Alan Runciman for creating WikiTree profile Runciman-536 through the import of RUNCIMANAlansPaternal4WikiTreeAug2013.ged on Aug 29, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Alan and others.




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