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Alexander Runciman

Male 1855 - 1934  (78 years)


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  • Name Alexander Runciman  [1
    Born 30 Jun 1855  Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • "parents married Jun 1854, East Barns"
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 62834 
    Died Jun 1934  Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    • "Alexander (my grandfather) born June 30 1855 in East Barns, East Lothian,
      died June 1935 in Edinburgh where he moved as a young man. Worked as
      municipal carter (horse/cart)"
      Nearest dth reg. is 1934 Canongate, aged 79
    Person ID I62834  Runciman Lineage 1d - Meikle Pinkerton
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2013 

    Father Thomas Runciman,   b. 08 Jul 1818, Meikle Pinkerton, Par. of Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1868, Barryhill, Par. of Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Joan Watterston,   b. Abt 1827, Lauder, Par. of Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1913, ?South Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 21 May 1854  East Barns, Par. of Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 7
    Census 1861  East Barns, Par. of Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • RUNCIMAN: Thomas 42 ploughman b Dunbar, HAD; wife Joan 34 b Lauder, BEW; Children: Alex 5 scholar, Margaret 3, John 1 all b Dunbar, HAD
    Family ID F88  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Thoms Baillie,   b. Abt 1859, Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1911 and 1923, ?Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1892  Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    • cert. shows Alexander as 37 lorryman, resid. 5 ?D...bank? Pl, Edin, s/o Thomas RUNCIMAN, ploughman, dec'd & Joan m.s. WATHERSTON; Elizabeth Thoms as 34, dom. serv. resid. 78 Great King St, Edin, d/o Charles BAILLIE, fisherman & Ann m.s. TURNBULL, dec'd; Wit: A W MORRAN & Georgina D GRAHAM (at same place as Eliz. in 1891 census); reg. 17th Dec
    Census 1901  27a Beaverhall Tce, Edinburgh St James, Dist of St Andrews, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • RUNCIMAN: Alexander 44 carter b Dunbar, HAD; wife Elizabeth 42 b Prestonpans, HAD; Son Thomas 6 b St Andrews, Edin;
    Census 1911  Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • RUNCIMAN: Alexander 55; Elizabeth 53; Thomas 16
    Children 
     1. Thomas Runciman,   b. 17 Jan 1895, Edinburgh, Dist of St Andrew, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1976, ?Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 82 years)
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F90  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Helen Preston,   b. Abt 1858, ?Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940, Edinburgh, Dist of Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 16 Feb 1923  46 Albert St, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • cert. shows Alexander as 67 gen. labourer, widower, resid. 46 Albert St, Edin., s/o Thomas RUNCIMAN, ploughman & Joan WEATHERSTON, both dec'd; Helen as 65 nurse (dom) spinster, resid. 10 West Claremont St, Edin. d/o John PRESTON, ploughman & Sarah m.s. MARSHALL, both dec'd; Wit: Andrew McMORRAN, 350 Easter Rd, Leith; Annie Preston ?SWanganui?, 69 Bridgend, Linlithgow; Reg. ?19th? Feb
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F91  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Jun 1855 - Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Dec 1892 - Prestonpans, East Lothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - 27a Beaverhall Tce, Edinburgh St James, Dist of St Andrews, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1911 - Canongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Feb 1923 - 46 Albert St, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jun 1934 - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S802] Census: 1861 Ancestry, (1861), East Barns, Dunbar, ELN Reg. 706 ED 11 Pg 3 Sched 12, hsehold of Thomas & Joan RUNCIMAN, extracted Apr 2010.

    2. [S1596] IGI: Online searches, Birth 30 Jun 1855 Alexander s/o Thomas RUNCIMAN & Joan WATTERSTON, batch C117061, Dunbar, East Lothian, extracted Apr 2010.

    3. [S5] Ancestry.com, Marr. Jun 1854 Thomas RUNCIMAN & Joan WATTERSTON, East Barns, (from birth cert Alexander), extract from Judy "joopow", msge rcvd Sep 2010.

    4. [S806] Census: 1901 UK Ancestry, (1901), Edinburgh St James, Dist St Andrew, MLN Reg. 685/2 ED 65 Sched 28, hsehold of Alexander & Elizabeth RUNCIMAN, extracted Sep 2010.

    5. [S56] BDM: Scotlands People certs from 1855, Marr. 16 Feb 1923 Alexander RUNCIMAN & Helen PRESTON, Edinburgh, MLN 685/3#65, copy d/loaded Sep 2010.

    6. [S2970] Scotland: SR Index, Dth 1934 Alexander RUNCIMAN, aged 79, reg. Canongate, MLN 685/03 0285, extracted Aug 2013.

    7. [S103] OPR East Lothian SctP RUNCIMAN Marriages 1538-1854, Scotlands People Index, (1538-1854), Marr. 21 May 1854 Thomas RUNCIMAN & WATTERSTON, Dunbar, ELN 706/ 0080 0179, extracted from index Apr 2010.

    8. [S205] Census: 1861 Scotland via Ancestry, (1861), East Barns, Dunbar, ELN Reg. 706 ED 11 Pg 3 Sched 12, hsehold of Thomas & Joan RUNCIMAN, extracted Apr 2010.

    9. [S56] BDM: Scotlands People certs from 1855, Marr. 16 Dec 1892 Alexander RUNCIMAN & Elizabeth Thoms BAILLIE, Prestonpans, ELN 718/00 #16, copy d/loaded Sep 2010.

    10. [S3010] CEN Index: Scotland, 1911 Alexander & Elizabeth RUNCIManitoba, Canongate, Edin. 685/03 034/00 010, extracted from index Jul 2012.