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William Runciman

Male Abt 1729 - 1765  (~ 35 years)


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  • Name William Runciman  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born Abt Mar 1729  Par. of Whitekirk & Tynninghame, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Christened 23 Mar 1729  Par. of Whitekirk & Tynninghame, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    WebLink
    • Runciman-565
    Died 21 Jan 1765  Mouth of the Harbour, Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    WebLink Jun 2011  [8
    • click here. Alan has input Jen and Diane's 2004 "Scotland and Beyond" family tree
    Reference Number 62529 
    Buried Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Wm Runsheman mariner here, w Catharine Wishart 24.7.1753 31, 2da Catharine 15.7.1752 1, 2w Eliz Iameson 24.1.1763 34 (see Beveridge 32 254 [Erskine Beveridge Churchyard Memorials of Crail ]; Wm Runsyman on the May & w Cath Wishart married 12.12.1743, da Cath b. .8.1751, da Cath b. 15.7.1753; Wm Runsheman & w Eliz Jamieson married 30.12.1754, at least 3 chn 1755-62; he was drowned when going fishing 21.1.1765.
    Person ID I62529  Runciman Lineage 1b - "Wiliam of Crail"
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2016 

    Father Richard Rynsiman,   b. Abt Apr 1701, North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1768 and 1780, ?Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Jennet Gourlay,   b. Est 1705, ?Nth Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Apr 1728  North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • entry reads: Richard Runchiman and Jennet Gourly both in this parish gave up their names to be proclaimed
    Family ID F53  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Patricia Stephen,   b. Est 1725, ?East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Runsyman,   b. 07 Dec 1764, Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F52  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Catherine Wishart,   b. Abt 1722, ?Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1753, ?Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1748  Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13
    • Contracts for Nov 30th 1748 show "William Runciman & Catharine Wishart married 12th Decbr"
    Children 
     1. Janet Runsiman,   b. 17 Sep 1749, Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F42  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Jamieson,   b. 1728,   d. 24 Jan 1763, ?Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1754  Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 14, 15, 16
    • "Contracts" entry for Dec 14th reads: "William Runsyman & Eliz. Jamison married Decr 30th"
    Children 
     1. Margaret Runsyman,   b. 12 Oct 1755, Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Runsyman,   b. 31 Jul 1757, Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1830, North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Helen Runsyman,   b. 10 May 1760, Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. John Runciman,   b. 22 Jun 1762, Crail, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1852, Dirleton, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Dec 1748 - Crail, Fife, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Dec 1754 - Crail, Fife, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Crail, Fife, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S4] RUNCIMAN Conclusions, Lorna Henderson, Apr 2010.

    2. [S2562] RUNCIMAN Corres.: Ros Runciman (NSW) / Lorna Henderson (NZ), Birth 22 Jun 1762 John s/o William RUNCIMAN & Elizabeth JAMIESON, Crail, Fife, from Outline family tree from William & Catherine (WISHART) RUNCIMAN, and emails, rcvd Jan 2010.

    3. [S2562] RUNCIMAN Corres.: Ros Runciman (NSW) / Lorna Henderson (NZ), Birth (Crail) Dth 1765 (mouth of harbour) William RUNCIMAN, from Outline family tree from William & Catherine (WISHART) RUNCIMAN, and emails, rcvd Jan 2010.

    4. [S3221] RUNCIMAN/WISHART/JAMIESON Corres., Phyllis R (SCT)/Lorna Henderson (NZ), Pay-outs to the widows and children of the Crail fishermen drowned on 21st January 1765, from GD/26/12/25 held National Archives of Scotland (NAS), transcr. by Phyllis rcvd Nov 2012.

    5. [S102] OPR East Lothian, Scotland RUNCIMAN Births 1538-1854, Scotlands People Index, (1538-1854), Birth/bap.? 23 Mar 1729 William s/o Richard RUNCIMAN & Jennet GOURLAY, Whitekirk & Tynninghame, 723/ 0010 0071, extracted from index Feb 2010.

    6. [S3217] WikiTree, Url: http://WikiTree.com/, Oct-11.

    7. [S1045] RUNCIMAN Correspondence, HDW (SCT)/L Henderson (NZ), H/stone (& info) William RUNSHEMAN/RUNSYMAN and family, Crail, Fife, from pre 1855 transcriptions, rcvd Jan 2010.

    8. [S3027] RUNCIMAN/WISHART/JAMIESON Corres. Alan R (Ayr)/Lorna Henderson (NZ), Jun 2011.

    9. [S103] OPR East Lothian SctP RUNCIMAN Marriages 1538-1854, Scotlands People Index, (1538-1854), Marr. 28 Apr 1728 Richard RUNCHIMAN & Jennet GOURLAY, North Berwick, 713/ 0030 0051, extracted from index Feb 2010.

    10. [S55] BDM: Scotlands People entries to 1854, Marr. 28 Apr 1728 Richard RUNCHIMAN & Jennet GOURLY, North Berwick, 713/ 0030 0051, copy d/loaded Nov 2012.

    11. [S2562] RUNCIMAN Corres.: Ros Runciman (NSW) / Lorna Henderson (NZ), Marr. 1748 William RUNCIMAN & Catherine WISHART, from Outline family tree from William & Catherine (WISHART) RUNCIMAN, and emails, rcvd Jan 2010.

    12. [S55] BDM: Scotlands People entries to 1854, Contract 30 Nov Marr. 12 Dec 1748 William RUNCIMAN & Catharine WISHART, Crail, Fife, 417/0020 0017, copy rcvd (from Lawrence F) Feb 2010.

    13. [S101] OPR Fife, Scotland, Marriages 1538-1854, Scotlands People Index, (1538-1854), Marr. 1748 RUNCIMAN/WISHART, Crail, 417/0040 0480 (30 Nov) 417/0020 0017 (12 Dec), extracted from index Jan 2010.

    14. [S2562] RUNCIMAN Corres.: Ros Runciman (NSW) / Lorna Henderson (NZ), Marr. 1754 William RUNCIMAN & Elizabeth JAMIESON, from Outline family tree from William & Catherine (WISHART) RUNCIMAN, and emails, rcvd Jan 2010.

    15. [S1596] IGI: Online searches, Marr. 30 Dec 1754 William RUNSHEMAN & Elizabeth JAMESON, Isle of May, Crail, Fife, post 1991 patron submission, extracted Jan 2010.

    16. [S55] BDM: Scotlands People entries to 1854, Marr. 30 Dec 1754 (also indexed for 12 Dec) William RUNSYMAN & Elizabeth JAMIESON, Crail, FIF 417/0020 0084, index searched (and copy d/loaded) Jan 2010.