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William Runciman

Male 1858 - 1936  (78 years)


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  • Name William Runciman  [1
    Born 11 Apr 1858  Sth Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    • NB some trees show William as born Dunbar, but his birth was registered in South Shields, Durham where his parents had married and lived. Census data corroborates South Shields.
    Gender Male 
    WebHighlight Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • "William Jnr. was a member of parliament for 17 years and on the Cape School Board for 30 years and Simon's Town Municipality for 40 years. He started the first school in Simon's Town. He did much for the town and was always available to listen to the people. "
      Other sources state he was "five times mayor" of Simon's Town
    Reference Number 63191 
    Died 16 Apr 1936  Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 8
    Person ID I63191  Runciman Lineage 1c - Thomas & Alison (GRIEVE) RUNCIMAN
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2014 

    Father William Runciman,   b. 28 Feb 1825, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Oct 1896, Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Ann Hoggett,   b. Abt 1826, ?Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Sep 1865, Dist of Sth Shields, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1850  Dist of Gateshead, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Sarah Black,   b. 01 May 1858, Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1896, Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married Est 1881  ?Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Gardner William Runciman,   b. 03 Oct 1882, Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1954, East London, Cape Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +2. Alexander Walter Runciman,   b. 10 Mar 1892, Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jul 1968, Port Shepstone, Natal, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     3. Alice Elizabeth Ann Runciman,   b. 12 Sep 1893, Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F48  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsWebHighlight - - Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Est 1881 - ?Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Apr 1936 - Simon's Town, Cape Colony, South Africa Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S802] Census: 1861 Ancestry, (1861), Par. Holy Trinity, Ward of Jarrow, Sub Dist Westoe, Dist of Sth Shields, DUR RG9/3788 ED 12 F 92 Pg 4 Sched 22, hsehold of Ann RUNCIMAN, extracted Jun 2010.

    2. [S204] Census: 1861 England/Wales via Ancestry, (1861), Par. Holy Trinity, Ward of Jarrow, Sub Dist Westoe, Dist of Sth Shields, DUR RG9/3788 ED 12 F 92 Pg 4 Sched 22, hsehold of Ann RUNCIMAN, extracted Jun 2010.

    3. [S1595] www FreeBMD England, Birth 1858 Q2 William RUNCIMAN, reg. Sth Shields, Durham, 10a/491, extracted Mar 2014.

    4. [S3073] RUNCIMAN Corres., Ros R (NSW)/LornaHen (NZ), Birth 11 Apr 1858 (Dunbar, ELN) Dth 16 Apr 1936 (Simon's Town, CPC) William s/o William RUNCIMAN & Ann HOGGETT (m. Elizabeth/Bessie Sarah BLACK), from Family of Thomas & Alison (GRIEVE) RUNCIMAN ex Lilian McCANN via Ros, rcvd Apr 2010, extracted Mar 2014.

    5. [S3224] National Archives of Sth Africa (NASA), Birth 11 Apr 1858 Dth 16 Apr 1936 William RUNCIMAN, Seaforth Cem., Simon's Town, from Genealogical Society of SA, Peter Holden, Compiler C R TAYLOR, 1960, Database: Data of the South African Genealogical Society on Gravestones, extracted Mar 2014.

    6. [S2342] RUNCIMAN Misc. web searches & correspondence, Runciman Family Grave, Simon's Town, CPC, from http://www.simonstown.org/old%20burying%20ground.html, extracted Mar 2014.

    7. [S2342] RUNCIMAN Misc. web searches & correspondence, Old Post Office, bought by William RUNCIMAN in 1896, from "Travel to South Africa: Cape Peninsula: Photo 18", online at http://www.greatmirror.com/?justpic=37498, extracted Mar 2014.

    8. [S2342] RUNCIMAN Misc. web searches & correspondence, Marr. William RUNCIMAN & Elizabeth (Bessie) Sarah BLACK, from Runciman Family Grave, Simon's Town, CPC, online at http://www.simonstown.org/old%20burying%20ground.html, extracted Mar 2014.

    9. [S2923] Family of Thomas RUNCIMAN and Alison GRIEVE ex Steve G's RUNCIMAN pages, Steve GIBBS (d. 2009), Marr. 23 Nov 1850 William s/o Thomas RUNCIMAN & Isabella CRAIG; Ann HOGGETT (c 1826 - 2 Sep 1865), extracted Jun 2010.

    10. [S1595] www FreeBMD England, Marr. 1850 Q4 William RUNCIMAN & Ann HOGGETT, reg. Gateshead, DUR 24/166, extracted Jun 2010.

    11. [S3073] RUNCIMAN Corres., Ros R (NSW)/LornaHen (NZ), Birth 3 Oct 1882 (Simon's Town, CPC) Dth 15 Jul 1954 (East London, CPC) Gardner William s/o William RUNCIMAN & Elizabeth Sarah BLACK, from Family of Thomas & Alison (GRIEVE) RUNCIMAN ex Lilian McCANN via Ros, rcvd Apr 2010, extracted Mar 2014.