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Family: Charles Mathew Runciman / Elizabeth Emily Alcorn (F15)

m. 13 Jan 1909

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  • Father | Male
    Charles Mathew Runciman

    Born  13 Jun 1884  Tatura, Dist of Kialla, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  31 Jul 1951  Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  13 Jan 1909  [1, 2, 3]  Molka, Victoria, Australia  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Runciman | F14 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Frances Sarah Chanter | F14 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth Emily Alcorn

    Born  1886  Dist of Macedon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  1957  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Married:
    • RUNCIMAN-ALCORN The Rev. F. Robinson celebrated a wedding at Molka on the 13th (might be 18th) inst, the celebrants being Miss Emily E.- Alcorn, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. Alcorn, of Molka, and C. M. Runciman, of Arcadia. The bride was attired in ivory silk, and made a charming picture. The bridesmaid, Miss M. M. Runciman, wore a cream silk voile. About 60 guests sat down to break fast, and after the leading toast of the bride and bridegroom had been honored, advantage was taken of the gathering to say farewell to the chairman, several speakers testifying to the good work done for the district by the Rev. F. Robinson. The following is a list of the presents : Bride to bridegroom, dressing case ; bride groom to bride, handsome gold brooch, set with sapphires; mother of bride, household linen; father of bride, cheque; mother of bridegroom, dinner set : father of bridegroom, cheque; Rev. F. Robinson, bible; Miss. M. Runciman, cane chair; Mr. T. Alcorn, glad. stone bag; Miss D. Runciman, pair hand painted panels; Mr. G. Alcorn jr., tea set; Mr. J. Runciman jr., lamp; Mlss O. I. Runciman, dessert spoons; Master M. Runciman, milk and cream jugs; Mr. L. Alcorn,. lace curtains; Master I. Alcorn, ornament; Master T. Alcorn. crystal jam dishes; Mr. J. Runciman, (Box Hill), hot water kettle : Mrs. Foster (Gisborne), clock; .Miss Foster, Gisborne, handsome silver dinner cruet; Mrs. C. Alcorn and Miss Sutherland, handsome silver teapot; Mr. and Mrs. O. Chanter, (Newport), floral and silver mounted biscuit barrel; Mr. and Mrs. J. Alcorn, (Gisborne). handsome vases, Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Chanter, cheque; Mr. and Mrs. R. Chanter (wania), handsome lamp; Mr. M. and Miss Chanter, cut glass salad bowl; Mr. and Mrs. D. Runciman, silver sugar scuttle; Mr. and Mrs. Foster (Gisborne), pair of silver candlesticks; Mr. and Mrs. W. Sutherland, (Kerang), silver dinner cruet ; Mr. and Mrs. P. Chanter (Cotamundra), case of silver tea spoons and tongs; Mr. and Mrs. M. Runciman (Box Hill). butter cooler and set of carvers ; Miss Mattie Runciman, butter dish; Miss Hazel Runciman, crystal biscuit barrel; Baby Olive Runciman (cousin of bridegroom), pine apple honey jar and inkwell ; Mr. and Mrs. T. Davidson, mohair hearth rug and mats.; Miss Myrtle Davidson, milk jug and basin ; Mr. E. Davidson, silver butter knife and cake fork; Mr. and Mrs. J. Bradley (Yarraville), case of silver teaspoons and tongs; Masters V., R., O., and N. Bradley, silver bread fork; Misses Elsie and Edith Foster, silver jewel case; Misses Chanter (Rutherglen), silver serviette rings and butter knife; Mr. T. W. Ick, silver and cut glass pickle jar; Mrs. T. W. Ick, silver and cut glass butter dish; Mr. and Mrs. G. Kay, handsome lamp; Miss Stella Kay, ruby salt cellars ; Mr. .W. Kay, floral and silver break fast cruet; Mr. F. Kay, silver and cut glass jam dish and spoon ; Mr. and Mrs. T. Kay, crystal cheese cover ; Miss Henderson (Melbourne), pair vases ; Mr. and Mrs. P. Tate, handsome cane chair; Mr. and . Mrs. Sachmann, pretty fruit bowl and plates; Mr. and Mrs. P.M . Wilkinson, silver tea pot; Mr. and Mrs. Clark, set saucepans: Mr. and Mrs. White, silver dinner cruet; Mr. and Mrs. Coish, case of silver spoons ; Messrs. L. and M.. Sandmann, handsome pair vases; Mr. and Mrs. A. Kennedy, cut glass and silver biscuit barrel; Mr. G. and Miss Ferguson, half dozen pretty cups and saucers; M. T. G. Ferguson, cut glass and silver pickle jar; Miss Mackrell, pair vases; Messrs. Wilkinson Bros. cut glass and ruby silver mounted jam dish ; Miss A. Wilkinson, pair vases; Mr. Archie Kennedy, silver bread fork and jam spoon; Mr. and Mrs. Popple, lace curtains; Mr. and Mrs. Nagle, clock; Mr Carey, cheque; Mrs. Neelands, cut glass and silver, butter,. dish; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, dinner knives ; Mr. A. Thomas, tea knives; Mr. Johns, (Shepparton) silver jam spoon, butter knife and bread fork; Miss N. and M. Clarke, pair vases; Misses M, and Mr. P. Wilkinson, cheese cover; Miss Cork, silver inkstand; Mrs. Lee, shadow work table centre; Miss J. Popple, fancy work; Miss McKenzie, floral sauce bottle.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2562] RUNCIMAN Corres.: Ros Runciman (NSW) / Lorna Henderson (NZ), Charles s/o Charles Matthew RUNCIMAN (1884-1951) & Emily ALCORN, rcvd Sep 2010.

    2. [S5], Marr. 1909 Chas Matw RUNCIMAN & Elizth Emily ALCORN, reg. VIC, # 1446R, from Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950, extracted Jan 2012.

    3. [S3129] Trove - Digitised Australian Newspapers, Marr. 13 Jan 1909 C M RUNCIMAN (Arcadia) Emily E ALCORN (Molka), from 'MARRIAGE.', Euroa Advertiser (Vic. : 1884 - 1920), 22 January, p. 5, online at, extracted Jan 2012.