John (Runciman) Gray

John Davidson (Runciman) Gray (abt. 1850 - 1923)

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John Davidson Gray formerly Runciman aka Campbell
Born about in Banton, Par. of Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotlandmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Glasgow, Dist of St Rollox, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Died in Glasgow, Dist of Dennistoun, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Apr 2016 | Last significant change: 15 Oct 2018
03:02: Cheryl (Smith) Hess edited the Biography and Birth Place for John (Runciman) Gray. [Thank Cheryl for this]
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Biography

Name

Name: John /Runciman/ [1]

Birth

04 APR 1849 ? marriage cert gives the age of 29 at time of marriage in 1879, this would suggest John was born in 1850. Banton, Par. of Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, 55.989092,-4.007696
Place: Banton, Par. of Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland, 55.989092,-4.007696
Note: FamSearch extract indexes as DAVIDSON, no father listed, the Parish register however shows John as surname CAMPBELL, the natural son of Mary DAVIDSON, followed immediately by daughter Mary's birth 1 Jan 1854, surname DAVIDSON, both at Banton. The page contains births from 1839 to 1854 organised mostly by families.
This does rather cast doubt on John's later certificates and census records which show him as RUNCIMAN![2][3][4]

Death

Date: 05 JUL 1923
Glasgow, Dist of Dennistoun, Lanarkshire, Scotland
cert. shows John Runciman GRAY as formerly John Davidson RUNCIMAN, 74, engine keeper retired, h/o Annie Allen YOUNG; s/o George RUNCIMAN blacksmith & Mary m.s. DAVIDSON handloom weaver, afterward married to James CUNNINGHAM, gardner, all dec'd;cod prostatic enlargement 3 mos, retention urine 5 days. Surgical operation d. under administration of chloroform anaesthesia; Inf. dtr Mary GRAY of 118 New City Rd; Reg. 9th Jul;[5][6][7][8]

Marriage

Husband: John Runciman
Wife: Annie Allen Young
Child: Mary Davidson Runcieman
Marriage:
Date: 06 JAN 1879
Place: Glasgow, Dist of St Rollox, Lanarkshire, Scotland
cert. shows John as 29 coal pit engine keeper, resid. 24 Forth St, Glasgow, s/o George RUNCIMAN, blacksmith (foreman) & Mary m.s. (sic) DAVIDSON (neither dec'd); Annie Allen as 30 resid. 13 Clyde St, Port Dundee, Glasgow, d/o Robert YOUNG, corn miller (foreman), dec'd & Elizabeth m.s. WATSON, dec'd; Wit: George & Margaret SHAW[9]

Census

1881
Dist of Govan Church, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Note: GRAY: John 31 Engine Keeper In Ship- Yard b Kilsyth, STI; wife Annie Allan Y 32 b Langland, DNB; Dtr Elizabeth W 1 b Glasgow;[10]
1891
Bothwell, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Note: GRAY: John R 42 ; wife Annie A 42 ; Children: Lizzie W 11, Mary D 9, Annie 7, Agnes 5, John 3, Robert 1[11]
1901
Port Dundas, Glasgow, Dist of St Rollox, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Note: GREY: John R 52 Saw Mill Engine Keeper b Kilsyth, STI ; wife Annie A Young or Grey 52, Saw Mill - Engine Keeper's Wife b Cumbernauld, DNB; Children (GREY): Mary 19 Vaccination Shield Maker, Annie 17 Upholstry Sewer both b Govan, Lanarkshire; Agnes 15 Confectionery Packer, John 13 Message Boy, Robert 11 scholar, all b Mossend, Lanarkshire; Jessie 9 scholar b Bellshill, Lanarkshire[12]
Mother's husband/John's siblings
Husband: George Runciman
Wife: Mary Davidson
Child: John Runciman
Child: Mary Runciman
Child: Ann Runciman
Child: Andrew Davidson Learmont Runciman
Marriage:
Date: EST 1853
Place:  ?Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Scotland[13][14][15]

Reference

Reference: 69395

Sources

  1. Source: #S203 Banton, Par. of Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Par. 364 ED 3 Pg 8, Sched. 33, hsehold of Mary DAVIDSON, extracted Sep 2012
  2. Source: #S203 Banton, Par. of Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Par. 364 ED 3 Pg 8, Sched. 33, hsehold of Mary DAVIDSON, extracted Sep 2012
  3. Source: #S1597 Birth 4 Apr 1849 John DAVIDSON, s/o Mary DAVIDSON, Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, from Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 batch C11483-9 film 1041951, extracted Sep 2012
  4. Source: #S55 Birth 4 Apr 1849 John CAMPBELL, s/o Mary DAVIDSON, Banton, Kilsyth, STi, 483/00 0070 0323, copy d/loaded Sep 2012
  5. Source: #S203 Banton, Par. of Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, Par. 364 ED 3 Pg 8, Sched. 33, hsehold of Mary DAVIDSON, extracted Sep 2012
  6. Source: #S56 Marr. 6 Jan 1879 John s/o George RUNCIMAN & Mary DAVIDSON; Annie Allen d/o Robert YOUNG & Elizabeth WATSON, St Rollox, Lanarkshire, 644/06 #35, copy d/loaded Sep 2012
  7. Source: #S2970 Dth 1923 John Davidson RUNCIMAN, aged 74, reg. Dennistoun, Glasgow City, Lanarkshire, 644/04 0813, extracted from index Sep 2012
  8. Source: #S56 Dth 5 Jul 1923 John Runciman GRAY formerly John Davidson RUNCIMAN, s/o George RUNCIMAN & Mary DAVIDSON, h/o Annie Allen YOUNG, Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, 644/04 0813, copy rcvd (from Allan R) Oct 2012
  9. Source: #S56 Marr. 6 Jan 1879 John s/o George RUNCIMAN & Mary DAVIDSON; Annie Allen d/o Robert YOUNG & Elizabeth WATSON, St Rollox, Lanarkshire, 644/06 #35, copy d/loaded Sep 2012
  10. Source: #S209 Dist of Govan Church, Lanarkshire, reg. 646/1 ED 7 Sched 162, hsehold of John & Annie Allan Y GRAY, extracted Sep 2012
  11. Source: #S212 Bothwell, Lanarkshire; ED: 9; Page: 18; Sched. 76, hsehold of John R & Annie A GRAY, extracted Sep 2012
  12. Source: #S214 Civil Par. Glasgow Port Dundas, Dist St Rollox, Lanarkshire, Reg. 644/6 ED 47 Sched. 39 hsehold of John R GREY & Annie A YOUNG, extracted Sep 2012
  13. Source: #S56 Marr. 31 Dec 1891 (reg. 1892) Andrew Davidson s/o George RUNCIMAN & Mary DAVIDSON; Margaret C H d/o George HUNTER & Jeanie Gray? HALLIDAY nee HUNTER; reg. Bothwell, Lanarkshire 625/1 #13, copy d/loaded Dec 2010
  14. Source: #S1599 1851 Village Of Banton, Kilsyth, Stirlingshire, hsehold of Mary DAVIDSON, extracted Sep 2012
  15. Source: #S55 Birth 1 Jan 1854 Mary d/o Mary DAVIDSON, Banton, Kilsyth, STi, 483/00 0070 0323, copy d/loaded (for brother John) Sep 2012
  • WikiTree profile Runciman-391 created through the import of RuncimanJohnMcPHERSONMaryNov2012PlaceUpdated.ged on Nov 1, 2012 by L Henderson.


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John Campbell - Parish register. Natural son of Mary DAVIDSON
John Campbell - Parish register. Natural son of Mary DAVIDSON

Marriage: John Davidson Runciman and Annie Allen Young.
Marriage: John Davidson Runciman and Annie Allen Young.

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