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William Runciman (1717)

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William Runciman
Born in Saltcoats, Ayr, Scotlandmap
Brother of
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[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 17 Oct 2013
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Not to be confused with the William of Crail who drowned in the harbour at Crail in 1765 See William of Crail on WikiTree and this William in the Runciman One Name Study] Henderson-2297 07:25, 18 October 2013 (EDT)


Date: 14 Jun 1717
"..?bt? Runseman Gardner in Saltcoats and his wife Janet Sinclair had a S: B: called William Witt Ja: Heriot and Jas Robeson" [1]


  1. Bap. 14 Jun 1717 William s/o RUNSEMAN (gardner in Saltcoats) & Janet SINCLAIR, Dirleton, ELN 705/0020 0046, from image on Scotlands People.


Thank you to Rob Westlands for creating WikiTree profile Runciman-816 through the import of westlands Family Tree.ged on Oct 17, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Rob and others.

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On 4 Jan 2017 at 21:02 GMT Alan Runciman wrote:

This birthplace stands out as odd given the usual locations if our family at that time. On investigation I see there is a Saltcoats in East Lothian. For the moment I can't find evidence of a village, just a castle. But according to this link, it had extensive gardens so it looks more plausible as Williams birthplace?

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