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Ancestors of Interest
Ancestors of Interest: @SUB1@
Occupation: Runciman, Ben ( - 27/11/1958)
The son of a veterinary surgeon and with two brothers who were also veterinary surgeons, he qualified MRCVS (New Edinburgh) on 28/5/1900. He came to South Africa as a C.V.S. attached to the Army Veterinary Department during the Boer War and saw service as Veterinary Officer to the South African Constabulary from 21/1/1902 to 1/7/1906. After his discharge he set up an equine practice in Johannesburg, but for a time also practiced at Epsom in England. During World War I he served as a Captain in the S.A.V.C. He died in Tanganyika on 27/11/1958.
Place: Market Deeping, Dist of Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
Note: RUNCIMAN: Thomas 38 veterinary surgeon M.R.C.V. b SCT; wife Mary Ann 30 b Sheldon, DBY; Children: Thomas 6, Benjamin 5 both scholars both b Bakewell, DBY; Jane 3 b London, MDX; Mary 1 b Market Deeping, LIN; Father James 65 wid retired inn keeper & victualler b SCT; Serv. SYKES
Source: S1595 Title: www FreeBMD ENG, Url: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl Abbreviation: www FreeBMD ENG Author: transcr. by LornaHen Note: transcriptions of the published St Caths indices for English Births Deaths and Marriages 1837 to ??
Source: S2342 Title: Miscellaneous RUNCIMAN web searches and correspondence, Url: Various Abbreviation: RUNCIMAN Misc. Web & Correspondence
Source: S2893 Title: Corres. Jim (R-7) RUNCIMAN, Address: Adelaide, SA, AUS Abbreviation: Corres. Jim (R-7) RUNCIMAN Author: Jim Runciman (R-7) (1:62497)
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: S3262 Title: Personal Testimony Abbreviation: Personal Testimony Author: Jim [R-7] Runciman Note: Jim found the grave in 2008 and has photo.
↑ Source: #S5 Page: "Usambara" 24 Feb 1924 Ben RUNCIMAN & family, arr. Southampton, from Durban, from UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960, extracted Feb 2010
↑ Source: #S2562 Page: Outline family tree from William & Elizabeth (JAMIESON) RUNCIMAN, and emails, rcvd Jan 2010
↑ Source: #S1595 Page: Marr. 1874 Q2 Thomas RUNCIMAN & Mary Ann SHELDON, reg. Bakewell, DBY 7b/1145, extracted Jan 2010
↑ Source: #S2893 Page: Marr. 1873 Thomas RUNCIMAN & Mary Anne SHELDON, Bakewell, DBY, transcript from family bible, rcvd Jan 2010
↑ Source: #S208 Page: Market Deeping, Sub Dist Deeping, Dist Bourn, LIN RG11/3199 ED 1 F 11 PG 15 Sched 92, hsehold of Thomas & Mary Ann RUNCIMAN, extracted Jan 2010
Thank you to Alan Runciman for creating WikiTree profile Runciman-556 through the import of RUNCIMANAlansPaternal4WikiTreeAug2013.ged on Aug 29, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Alan and others.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Benjamin 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:
Ben christened 1st Sept 1878 in Sheldon, Derbyshire
Married Isabel Crawley , born London. Married in Durban 1915. Died Tanzania 1958 One boy died young in 1918 flu epidemic .Then Charles was born...29 June died 1996 Adelaide Veronica Dawkshas born 1920 died30 Aug 2006 born SA
Bill born Dec 30 1945, John Charles (Jim ) Nov. 1947
Mary Anne Dec 12 1954
Bill married 26 May 1969 Susann Innes Clelea Tonetti born Jan 6 1949. Joanne Sue Jan 9 1970, Penelope Beth born 22 April 1971 partner Robert Bezemer
Joanne married Steven Arnold ;Tom William Arnold born Jack Norman Arnold
Ben Bezemer born 2 Jan 2002