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Robert Inglis (Peel) Runciman

Male 1848 - 1911  (62 years)


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  • Name Robert Inglis (Peel) Runciman  [1, 2
    • changed name to Robert Inglis RUNCIMAN by deed poll, and used this form of his name in the Argentine
    Born 09 Apr 1848  Annfield Pl (13), Glasgow, Dist of High Church, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • IGI has Edinburgh St Cuthberts, so presumably registered there, but birth announced in Glasgow Herald as at 13 Annfield Place
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Dist of San Jose de Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • (assuming this is Robert) "owner of one of the finest quintas in the district of San José de Flores suburb of Buenos Aires"
    Occupation From 1901 to 1902  River Plate, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • President of the St Andrew's Society (as R Inglis RUNCIMAN), there is also reference to him as being one of the first office bearers of the society (which was founded 17 Dec 1888)
    Reference Number 41530 
    Died 03 Jan 1911  Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    • Inscription reads: To the Glory of God / And in memory of / Robert Inglis Runciman born in Glasgow 1848 / died in Buenos Aires 1911 / Elder and Session Clerk of this Church for 28 years this tablet / and the memorial windows above / have been erected by the Congregation and his friends / to commemorate his many and valued services to St. Andrew´s Church / and to the British Community and in thankful recognition of / his steadfast Christian character and of his zeal in all good works.
      And:
      To the Glory of God / these windows and this tablet are dedicated to the Memory of / Robert Inglis Runciman by his widow / Mary Spring Inglis Runciman / and his children Blessed are the Peacemakers
      (so who was the Robert, 1905, with a will in Buenos Aires)
      Dth Notice: RUNCIMAN at Flores, Buenos Aires on the 3rd inst, Robert Inglis RUNCIMAN, aged 62 yrs
    Person ID I41530  Runciman Lineage 1a - Wanton Walls
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2011 

    Father David Runciman, D.D.,   b. 1804, Wantonwalls, Par. of Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1872, Elie, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Janet Aitchison,   b. Abt 1809, Peeblesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Feb 1890, Dist of Newington, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1836  Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13, 14
    • (two entries on the igi, one presumably being banns: 10th Aug Canongate, 16th Aug St Cuthberts, this latter being what David put on his dtr Elizabeth's birth cert as his marriage date, in Edinburgh)
    Census 1841  8 Salisbury Pl, Edinburgh St Cuthberts, Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • RUNCIMAN: David 36 Min. of Newington Parish, Janet, 25, both b outside county. David W 4, Mary 2, William 1 all b MLN; Also Elizabeth Smith, 20 Independent, b outside cty; and three female servants: Euphemia McCaw, 22, b MLN; Janet Baxter, 24; Jane McKenzie 24, both b outside county
    Census 1851  Annfield Pl (13), Glasgow, Dist of High Church, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • RUNCIMAN: David D.D. 47, Minister of St Andrew b nr Lauder, Berwick; wife Janet 35 b Edin; Children: David W 13, Mary K (ancestry indexed as R) 12, William A 10, John A 8 all scholars all b Edin; Janet L (ancestry indexed as B) scholar, Robert Peel 2, Alexander E 3mths all b Glasgow; Servants: LANDES, HENNESY; BOWNER
    Census 1861  317 Duke St, Srpingburn, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • RUNCIMAN: David D.D. 57, Minister of St Andrew Parish, Glasgow, b Lauder, BEW; wife Janet 45 b Peebles; Children: David W 23 (ancestry has 28) Mat student, Mary K 21, William 20 calico printer clerk, John A 18 merchants clerk, all b Edin; Janet L 15, Robert 12, Alexander 10, all scholars b Glasgow; Elizabeth N 5 b Glasgow; Servants: McNEILLAGE, McCULLICK
    CensusFail 1871  [18
    • no search criteria I can as yet think of has managed to locate the family in Scotland or England via the Ancestry indices
    Family ID F17  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Spring,   b. 31 Mar 1855, Portland, Cumberland Co., Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1945, ?Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1876  San Andrés del Centro, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 19, 20
    • the mar. entry reads: Robert Inglis Runciman 28, b Scotland, Mary Spring 21 b USA, and a note on the web says the groom's brother performed the ceremony (which DWR's grandson confirms)
    Census 1895  Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    • RUNCIMAN: Roberto Inglis 47 b ?Gt Britain?; Maria Spring 40 b ?USA?; (both with 10 children, and married 19 years); Guillermus 9, Louis 7, Susanna 4, Alessandro 6, Donaldo 2, Edmundo 10mths all b Buenos Aires
    Children 
     1. Andrew Spring Runciman,   b. 21 Jan 1877, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1879, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     2. David Inglis Runciman,   b. 20 Mar 1879, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jul 1941, Montecito, Herne Bay, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Janet Aitchison Runciman,   b. 1881, Buenos Aires?, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969, ?Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     4. Robert Spring Runciman,   b. 23 Sep 1883, Buenos Aires?, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1885, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     5. William Bradbury Runciman,   b. May 1885, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1936, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     6. Louis Spring Runciman,   b. 28 Sep 1887, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1920, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     7. Alexander Ewing Runciman,   b. Abt 1889, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1924, San Diego, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     8. Susan Bradbury Runciman,   b. Abt 1891, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966, ?Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
     9. Donald Runciman,   b. 09 Nov 1892, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1931, ?Yucatan, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 40 years)
     10. Edmund Inglis Runciman,   b. Abt 1894, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1915, Potijze, nr Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 21 years)
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 09 Apr 1848 - Annfield Pl (13), Glasgow, Dist of High Church, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - - Dist of San Jose de Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1895 - Buenos Aires, Argentina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - From 1901 to 1902 - River Plate, Argentina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 03 Jan 1911 - Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S2567] RUNCIMAN Corres., David RUNCIMAN, From "A Brief History of our Branch of the Runciman Family", rcvd & extracted May 2007.

    2. [S2333] Rootsweb Msge Board, RUNCIMAN mailing list, (http://www.guernsey.net/~sgibbs/runciman/) posting re Argentinian RUNCIMAN families, Nov 2003 by Robert Frederick RUNCIMAN, extracted Sep 2005.

    3. [S1596] IGI: Online searches, RUNCIMAN/AITCHISON births/baptisms, batch C119889, extracted Sep 2005.

    4. [S1918] Newspaper clippings, Birth 9 Apr 1848 Mrs Runciman, a son, at 13 Annfield Place, from Glasgow Herald, (Glasgow, Scotland), Friday April 14, 1848; Issue 4717, extracted May 2008.

    5. [S2342] RUNCIMAN Misc. web searches & correspondence, RUNCIMAN from Mulhall's Handbook of the River Plate Republics, 1875, Argentina, p123, extracted Sep 2005.
      From http://www.argbrit.org/Mul1875/ArgentinaB.htm, posted by Jeremy HOWAT, home page last updated 16 Sep 2005

    6. [S2342] RUNCIMAN Misc. web searches & correspondence, From "Scots in Argentina: Assistants in St. Andrew’s, Kirk Session and Committee of Managements, Etc, (on http://www.electricscotland.com/history/argentina/assistants.htm), no last update date, extracted Sep 2005.

    7. [S56] BDM: Scotlands People certs from 1855, Mar. cert 1866 D W RUNCIMAN and Isabella LEISHMAN, copy d/loaded Sep 2005.

    8. [S2342] RUNCIMAN Misc. web searches & correspondence, From Brits in Sth America database created by Neil Hampshire. (http://www.bisa.btinternet.co.uk/pqr.htm), last updated Jul 2005, extracted Sep 2005.

    9. [S2342] RUNCIMAN Misc. web searches & correspondence, Memorial inscription, and window dedication 1911 Robert Inglis RUNCIMAN, St Andrews Presbyterian (the Scotch Church), Buenos Aires, extracted Sep 2005.
      From http://www.argbrit.org/MIs/MIs.htm, British Settlers in Argentina, by Jeremy HOWAT, last updated 16 Sep 2005

    10. [S2355] The Scotsman Archive, Dth 1911 Robert Inglis RUNCIMAN, pg 10 Fri 6th Jan 1911, extracted Dec 2005.

    11. [S56] BDM: Scotlands People certs from 1855, Dth 12 Sep 1872 David s/o David RUNCIMAN & Janet LOCKIE, Elie, Fife, 427 #4, copy d/loaded Sep 2005.

    12. [S1596] IGI: Online searches, RUNCIMAN/AITCHISON 1836 marriage, batch M195007 (Canongate) and M119898 (St Cuthberts), extracted Sep 2005.

    13. [S56] BDM: Scotlands People certs from 1855, Birth cert 1855 Elizabeth RUNCIMAN, copy d/loaded Sep 2005.

    14. [S2342] RUNCIMAN Misc. web searches & correspondence, Marr. 1836 David RUNCIMAN & Margaret AITCHISON, from Fasti ecclesiae scoticanae; the succession of ministers in the Church of Scotland from the reformation (1915), online at http://www.archive.org/details/fastiecclesiasco03scotuoft, extracted May 2007.

    15. [S1610] FreeCensus, UK, 1841 Canongate, Par. of St Cuthberts, Edin, MLN Scotland1841/685 ED 4 Folio 223 Page 5, hsehold of David & Janet RUNCIMAN, extracted Sep 2005.

    16. [S203] Census: 1851 Scotland via Ancestry, (1851), Barony, Lanarkshire, Par. 622 ED 2C Pg 16 Sched 73, hsehold of David & Janet RUNCIMAN, extracted May 2007.

    17. [S205] Census: 1861 Scotland via Ancestry, (1861), Springburn, High Church, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Par. 644/2 ED 121 Pg 7 Sched 36, hsehold of David & Janet RUNCIMAN, extracted May 2007.

    18. [S3] RUNCIMAN Analysis, Lorna Henderson, Jun 2007, updated Dec 2010.

    19. [S2342] RUNCIMAN Misc. web searches & correspondence, Memorial inscription, and window dedication 1911 Robert Inglis RUNCIMAN, St Andrews Presbyterian (the Scotch Church), Buenos Aires, extracted Sep 2005.

    20. [S2342] RUNCIMAN Misc. web searches & correspondence, Mar. 1876 Robert Inglis RUNCIMAN and Mary SPRING, extracted Sep 2005.
      From http://www.argbrit.org/SanAmatr/matrimonios_1864_1878.htm, posted by Jeremy HOWAT, home page last updated 16 Sep 2005

    21. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS), 1895 Census Argentina: Buenos Aires Ferdal Dist 95, family of Roberto Inglis & Maria Spring RUNCIMAN Film 722033 Digital GS #4162334 Image 411 Record 3658, extracted Jan 2008.