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Isabella (Runciman) Campbell (1833 - 1917)

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Isabella Campbell formerly Runciman
Born in Dirleton, East Lothian, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Kingston Vale, , Otago, NZmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Green Island, nr Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 30 Aug 2013
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Name: Isabella /Runciman/ [1][2]


Date: 12 DEC 1833
Place: Dirleton, , East Lothian, Scotland[3][4]


Date: 28 MAR 1917
Place: Green Island, nr Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Note: aged 83[5]
At Green Island, on the 23th inst., the death occurred of Mrs Campbell, relict of John Campbell, storekeeper and postmaster of Green Island for almost half a century. The deceased lady, who was a daughter of the late Mr Richard Runciman. of Kingston Vale, Green Island, arrived at Port Chalmers with her parents in the ship Rajah in 1853. Soon after arrival Mr Runciman, who was an elder of the Free Church of Scotland, Dirlton (sic), Haddingtonshire, where Mrs Campbell was born, took up farming at Green Island. In 1863 deceased was married to Mr Campbell, and had resided in Green Island ever since. The deceased is survived by three daughters, two sons, and six grandchildren. The eldest son (Mr Richard Campbell) manages the business of his late father; and George, the second son, is manager of the firm of Kemp, Campbell, and Co. Young street, Sydney. Mrs Campbell and her husband were attached to the Christadelphian Church. [6]


Reference: 71435


Husband: John Campbell
Wife: Isabella Runciman
Child: Isabella Campbell
Child: Richard Runciman Campbell
Child: George Murray Campbell
Child: Sarah Helen Campbell
Child: Mary Jane Campbell
Date: 30 JUL 1863
Place: Kingston Vale, , Otago, NZ
Note: Ceremony performed by the Rev Mr McNaughton[7][8]
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
Date: 07 JUN 1823
Place: Dirleton, , East Lothian, Scotland[9][10][11][12]
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[13]


  • Source: S103 OPR East Lothian: RUNCIMAN Marriages 1538-1854 Repository: #R146
  • Repository: R146 Name: Scotlands People Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
  • Source: S201 1841 Census for Scotland, transcripts via Repository: #R121
  • Repository: R121
  • Source: S2505 Rootsweb Mailing List, Url:
  • 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 Compilers' Addresses: UK, Australia and New Zealand
  • Source: S3233 Old Parish Record (OPR)
  • Source: S3236 Our Family Web Site Author: The Bartletts family tree
  • Source: S3271 Newspaper
  • Source: S2640 NZ newspapers online PapersPast
  1. Source: #S3222 Birth 12 Dec 1833 (Dirleton) Dth 28 Mar 1917 Isabella or Isabel d/o Richard & Barbara (MERRILEES) RUNCIMAN ; m. 1863 John CAMPBELL (b. c. 1830); Pg 194
  2. Source: #S3236 Isabella Campbell [Runciman]
  3. Source: #S3233 OPR Dirleton 705/4/fr787
  4. Source: #S3222 Birth 12 Dec 1833 (Dirleton) Dth 28 Mar 1917 Isabella or Isabel d/o Richard & Barbara (MERRILEES) RUNCIMAN ; m. 1863 John CAMPBELL (b. c. 1830); Pg 194
  5. Source: #S3222 Birth 12 Dec 1833 (Dirleton) Dth 28 Mar 1917 Isabella or Isabel d/o Richard & Barbara (MERRILEES) RUNCIMAN ; m. 1863 John CAMPBELL (b. c. 1830); Pg 194
  6. Source: #S2640 Otago Daily Times, 31 Mar 1917, online at
  7. Source: #S3222 Birth 12 Dec 1833 (Dirleton) Dth 28 Mar 1917 Isabella or Isabel d/o Richard & Barbara (MERRILEES) RUNCIMAN ; m. 1863 John CAMPBELL (b. c. 1830); Pg 194
  8. Source: #S3271 Glasgow Herald - Issue No 7417 (courtesy Jen Jelley) 17 OCT 1863
  9. Source: #S2505 Marr. 1823 Richard RUNCIMAN & Barbara MERRLIESS, Dirleton, ELN, posted Jun 2001, extracted Jan 2008
  10. Source: #S103 Marr. 7 Jun 1823 Richard RUNCIMAN & Barbara MERRYLEES, Nth Berwick, ELN 705/ 0040 0193, extracted from index Mar 2010
  11. Source: #S3222 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
  12. Source: #S3233 OPR Dirleton 705/4/fr 844
  13. Source: #S201 Kingston, Par. of Dirleton, ELN Par. 705 ED 3 Pg 2, hsehold of Richard & Barbary RUNCIMAN, extracted Mar 2010


Thank you to Alan Runciman for creating WikiTree profile Runciman-691 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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