William Runciman. 
Born 29 APR 1829. Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. 
Died 30 DEC 1918. St John City, St John Co., New Brunswick, Canada. Note: cert. shows William as 89, brass finisher b. "Edinborough". 
Census: 1891 St John City, New Brunswick, Canada. Note: RUNCIMAN: William 60 widowed brass finisher b Scotland FM b ?CT; Presby.; Lodger Jean 75 b Scotland (highly likely to be his sister JanetJessie); Children: John 16 clerk retail, William 15 clerk dry goods, George 13 clerk retail shop, Margaret 18, all b NB F b Scotland M b NB.  1901 St John City, St John Co., New Brunswick, Canada. Note: RUNCIMAN: Wm head brass founder 72 b 23 Mar 1829 Scotland emig 1850; Children: Wm 25 dry goods clerk b. 1 Oct 1875, Geo 23 dry goods clerk b. 1 Jan 1877, Jessie 28 b. 24 May 1872, Margaret M 27 b 24 May 1873, all b NB.  1911 St John City, St John Co., New Brunswick, Canada. Note: RUNCIMAN: William 80 "mar" b Mar 1831 Scotland; Children: Margaret 45 b May 1866, Jessie 42 b May 1869, Wm 36 salesman dry goods b Oct 1874, all b NB. 
Event: WebHighlight Note: The brass founder William living in St John, New Brunswick, born Edinburgh supposedly 29 Mar 1829 is assumed to be the William born to John RUNCIMAN, tinsmith & Margaret MILNE on 29 Apr 1892 despite the different birth month. William in New Brunswick has the right occupation, naming pattern, and relations who emigrated to Nova Scotia (see the Annapolis RUNCIMANs). This conclusion being corroborated by his daughter Jessie being found staying with her "cousin" Isabella Fitz Randolph, nee Runciman, in Nova Scotia in 1891. 
Marriage Husband William Runciman. Wife Jeanie MacAulay. Child: Jessie Runciman. Child: Margaret M Runciman. Child: John Runciman. Child: William Runciman. Child: George Runciman. Marriage EST 1868. ?St John, New Brunswick, Canada. 
Husband John Runciman. Wife Margaret Milne. Child: Janet Runciman. Child: Elizabeth Runciman. Child: John Runciman. Child: James Runciman. Child: George Runciman. Child: Alexander Runciman. Child: William Runciman. Marriage 09 AUG 1814. Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.  Census: 1841 Edinburgh St Andrew, Midlothian, Scotland. Note: RUNCIMAN: John 48 tinplate worker b Scotland; Margaret 48 b MLN; Assumed children: Elizabeth 20, James 18 Cl, George 17 tinsmith ap, Alexander 15 ap lapidiary, all b MLN; James MILNE 79 b MLN.  Census: 1851 Edinburgh St George, Midlothian, Scotland. Note: RUNCIMAN: John 60 tinsmith b Haddington; wife Margaret 60 b Canongate, Edin; Children: Elizabeth 32, James 28 Clerk To Writer To The Signet, both b Edin.; Lodgers: John LEACOCK 45 wright journeyman b Bendochy, PER; Thomas LAWSON 27 Servant (footman) b England. 
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