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Robert Runciman (1834 - 1921)

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Robert Runciman
Born in Foulden, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
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Husband of — married in Auckland New Zealandmap
Died in Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Sep 2016
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Categories: Cashmere, sailed 16 June 1851.

Biography

Robert Runciman. [1][2]

Born 28 DEC 1834. Foulden, Berwickshire, Scotland. [3][4]

Died 30 OCT 1921. Otahuhu, Auckland, New Zealand. [5][6][7]

Marriage 1866 NZ

Husband Robert Runciman.
Wife Christina Swanson[8][9]

Marriage of parents 21 NOV 1817. Clockmill, Par. of Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland.

Husband George Runciman.
Wife Elizabeth Dalgleish.
Child: Walter Runciman.
Child: Margaret Runciman.
Child: Robert Runciman.
banns both Ayton and Duns (5th May, George labourer Cocklaw, Ayton Elizabeth Dalgleish d/o Walter miller Clockmill Wit Walter Dalgleish and David White) Phil's 2001 posting has 21 Nov 1817) others May 1818. [10][11][12][13][14]

Census:

1841 Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland, England.

RUNCIMAN: George 45 ag lab, Elizabeth 43 b Scotland; Assumed children: Barbara 20, Margaret 15, Walter 12, Elizabeth 9, Robert 5, Jane 4, Isabella 2 all b Scotland. [15]

1851 Scremerston, Dist of Berwick, Northumberland, England.

RUNCIMAN: George 52 ag lab, wife Elizabeth 50 both b Scotland; Children: Walter 20 ag lab, Elizabeth 18 bondager both b Berwick on Tweed; Robert 15 ag lab b Scotland; Isabella 11 scholar b Berwick on Tweed. [16]

Sources

  1. Source: #S2200 Rootsweb RUNCIMAN mailing list posting, Jul 2001, extracted Jan 2008
  2. Created 20 Sep 2016 by McPherson-2528
  3. Source: #S2200 Rootsweb RUNCIMAN mailing list posting, Jul 2001, extracted Jan 2008
  4. Source: #S3426 Birth 28 Dec 1834 Bap. 23 Jan 1835 Robert s/o George RUNCIMAN & Elisabeth DALGLISH, Foulden, Berwickshire, film 1067898, extracted Apr 2016
  5. Source: #S2200 Rootsweb RUNCIMAN mailing list posting, Jul 2001, extracted Jan 2008
  6. Source: #S3360 Dth 1921 Robert RUNCIMAN, Otahuhu, Auckland, folio 3034, extracted Apr 2016
  7. Source: #S57 Dth 30 Oct 1921 Robert RUNCIMAN, ref. 1921/117, aged 86, extracted Apr 2016
  8. Source: #S2445 Marr. 1866 Robert RUNCIMAN & Christina SWANSON, folio 328 , extracted Jan 2008
  9. Source: #S2200 From Yahoo RUNCIMAN group Nov 2004, extracted Jan 2008
  10. Source: #S1293 Rcvd Feb 1999
  11. Source: #S2342 RUNCIMANs from "Jewel and Ian Fyfe's Family History Page", http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/jewellian/Scott.htm, extracted Oct 2007
  12. Source: #S2342 RUNCIMANs from "Jewel and Ian Fyfe's Family History Page", http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/jewellian/Scott.htm, extracted Oct 2007
  13. Source: #S2200 Rootsweb RUNCIMAN mailing list posting, Jul 2001, extracted Jan 2008
  14. Source: #S202 Scremerston, Sub Dist Islandshire Dist Berwick NBL HO107/2421 ED 3c F 126 Pg 22 sched 65 hsehold of George & Elizabeth RUNCIMAN, extracted Oct 2007
  15. Source: #S200 Berwick Upon Tweed, NBL HO107/844/5 ED 15 F 53 Pg 5 hsehold of George & Elizabeth RUNCIMAN, extracted Oct 2007
  16. Source: #S202 Scremerston, Sub Dist Islandshire Dist Berwick NBL HO107/2421 ED 3c F 126 Pg 22 sched 65 hsehold of George & Elizabeth RUNCIMAN, extracted Oct 2007


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On 22 Sep 2016 Susan McPherson wrote:

New Zealand Herald 01-11-1921

Obituary - Mr R Runciman One of the early pioneers of Papatoetoe district, Mr Robert Runciman passed away on Sunday at the age of 86. With his parents he came to Auckland by the Cashmere in 1851, as a lad of 17 he served in the Maori War as Sergeant-Major under Colonel Nixon in the No.1 Calvalry Troop of the Otahuhu Regiment. Mr Runciman took up farming in the Mangere and Papatoetoe districts and in 1866 he married the third daughter of the late John Swanson, builder of Auckland. He celebrated his Golden Wedding on July 24 1916. He leaves a widow, one daughter, Miss Runciman of Papatoetoe, and two sons, Mr Wm Runcimanof Takapuna and Mr George Runciman of Papatoetoe.



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