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John Broome Runciman

Male 1867 - 1931  (64 years)


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  • Name John Broome Runciman  [1
    Christened 1867  St Michael, City of Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Born 01 Feb 1867  Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Milt-Misc 1893  [5
    • dtr says John joined the 1st Gordon Highlanders in 1893
    Occupation Nov 1894  Whitton, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    a bandmaster 
    Milt-Misc 1901  Cape Colony, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Sergeant 89th Welsh Imperial Yeomanry, #33504, served Cape Colony, issued Sth Africa Medal and Clasps for Cape Colony, Transvaal, Sth Africa 1901 but not Sth Africa 1902
    Census 31 Jan 1901  Queen St, Ruabon, Dist of Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    • John RUNCIMAN, unm, 34, Trooper 89th Coy Provincial Yeomanry, b. Ireland, boarder in hsehold of Thomas & Elizabeth WILLIAMS.
      Although the record shows J B RUNCIMAN as unmarried, he is the right age, and birthplace to be the married John Broome RUCNIMAN. The census date is about 3 wks after John Broome R. had (re) enlisted as a musician in Cheshire, in the Cheshhire regiment. The link is the 89th Yeomanry, as the medal cards for the South Africa Medal show Srgt J B RUNCIMAN, regimental # 33504 in the 89th Welsh Imperial Yeomanry, which regimental number is the same as John Broome RUNCIMAN's in his pension records. Wife Emma and children were living in Cheshire, John not at home.
    Milit-Beg 08 Mar 1901  Ruabon, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    • aged 34, musician, of Rockferry, Cheshire, had served 21 1/2 yrs (!presumably from end of service, not attestation date for Boer War) 1st Gordon Highlanders; Currently in Cheshire Regt; 34, 5'8" fresh complexion, hazel eyes, fair hair; Presby. Allotted 1/3 of pay to wife.
    Milit-End 11 Dec 1901  [10
    • discharged medically unfit
    Milt-Misc
    • service history shows: Home 8.3.01 to 6.4.01; S Africa 7.04.01 to 10.10.01; Home 11.11.01 to 11.12.01. NOK wife Mrs E M RUNCIMAN, 74 Mersey Rd, Rockferry, SwitzerlandS; Marr. cert extract shows wife Emma M McElenry, marr. 28 Nov 1894 Whitton, Children: Dorothy Gordon 16.9.95 Gharial, India; Winifred Mary 9.3.97 Rawal Pindi; George Andrew 4.9.98 Gharial; Christina Emma 1.4.00 Leith
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    • John and his brother George Barrie RUNCIMAN followed in their father's footsteps by joining the army, both being bandsmen/musicians.
      To date only four children have been identifed for George and Mary: John born Limerick, George in Gibraltar, Frances & Norman both in Malta. They did however have a number of step siblings from mother Mary's re-marriage in 1877 (Straits Settlement, Penang) to William PAXTON of Gifford
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    Residence 1931  18 Morecroft Rd, Rock Ferry, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Died 22 Jun 1931  Northern Hosp., Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 14
    Probate 15 Jul 1931  Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • RUNCIMAN: John Broome of 18 Morecroft Rd, Rock Ferry, d. 22 Jun, Northern Hosp Liverpool, probate at Chester to widow Emma Mary, widow, effects 336/12/-
    Reference Number 63620 
    Person ID I63620  ONS: John & Jean (WATT) RUNCIMAN
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2014 

    Father George Runciman,   b. Abt 1839, Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1877, Malta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Mother Mary Duggan,   b. Abt 1850, Co. Limerick, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1902, ?Maryhill, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1866  St Michael's (120 Church Lane East), Aldershot, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 15, 16, 17
    • reg. Dist of Farnham, SRY as George RANCIMEN, indexed in Surrey marriages as RUNCEMAN; Cert. shows: George as of full age, Sergeant 74th Highlanders, s/o John RUNCIMAN, gardener; Mary as a minor, d/o Thomas DUGGAN, groom; Both resid. Aldershot; Wit: William ADAM, Margaret PAT...
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Mary McElenry,   b. Abt 1870, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Nov 1894  Par. Ch, Whitton, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 18
    • cert. shows John Broome as 27 bandmaster resid. Whitton, s/o George RUNCIMAN, colour Sergeant; Emma Mary as 24 resid. Twickenham d/o Andrew McELENEY, professor of music; Wit: Andrew McELENEY, Mary ??, Albert JOINER
    Census 1911  Haddon Rd (24), Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • RUNCIMAN: John 47 army pensioner school attendance officer for City of Liverpool b Limerick, Ireland; wife Emma 41 b Halifax, Nova Scotia, marr. 16 yrs 6 children, all living; Children: Dorothy 15 app. dressmaker, Winifred 14, George 12 school, all b Punjab, India; Christina 11 school b Leith, Edin.; Eleanor 7 school b New Ferry CHS; John 3 b Rock Ferry CHS
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Gordon Runciman,   b. 16 Sep 1895, Gharial, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1939, ?Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 45 years)
     2. Winifred Mary Louisa Runciman,   b. 09 Mar 1897, Rawalpindi, Bengal, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1998, Bangor, Caernarvon, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 101 years)
     3. George Andrew Runciman,   b. 04 Sep 1898, Gharial, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1963, Harbour Village, Goodwiich, Dist of Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Christina Emma Runciman,   b. 01 Apr 1900, Leith, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Eleanor Runciman,   b. Abt 1904, New Ferry, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. John William Runciman,   b. Between Mar 1907 and Jun 1907, Rock Ferry, Dist of Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1961, Holywell Bay, Dist of Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Last Modified 7 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1867 - St Michael, City of Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Feb 1867 - Limerick, Co. Limerick, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - a bandmaster - Nov 1894 - Whitton, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Nov 1894 - Par. Ch, Whitton, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilt-Misc - 1901 - Cape Colony, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 31 Jan 1901 - Queen St, Ruabon, Dist of Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilit-Beg - 08 Mar 1901 - Ruabon, Denbighshire, Wales Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1911 - Haddon Rd (24), Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1931 - 18 Morecroft Rd, Rock Ferry, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jun 1931 - Northern Hosp., Liverpool, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 15 Jul 1931 - Chester, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1599] findmypast, Attestation 8 Mar 1901 John Broome RUNCIMAN, b. 1869, Limerick, #33504, Imperial Yeomanry, from Chelsea Pensioners, extracted Aug 2010.

    2. [S5] Ancestry.com, Birth 1 Feb 1867 John s/o George RUNCIMAN & Mary DUGGAN, Limerick, Ireland, bap. St Michals, City of Limerick, from Ireland, Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911, film 101144, extracted from index Oct 2012.

    3. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS), Birth 1867 John RUNCIMAN, Limerick, from film 101044 Vol 5 Pg 491 Dig. folder 4187284, image 00347, extracted Aug 2010.

    4. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS), Birth 1 Feb 1867 John s/o George RUNCIMAN & Mary DUGGAN, Limerick, Ireland, from Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FPH5-RJV : reference v 5 p 491; FHL microfilm 101144), extracted Nov 2013.

    5. [S3073] RUNCIMAN Corres., Ros Runciman, 1975 Letter (and incomplete Family Group Sheet) from Winifred Mary RUNCIMAN, to Ros RUNCIMAN, scanned copy rcvd Feb 2014.

    6. [S2916] BDM: London Metropolitan Archives (ancestry), Marr. 28 Nov 1894 John Broome RUNCIMAN & Emma Mary McELENEY, from London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Philip And Saint James, Whitton, Register of marriages, DRO/158, Item 006, extracted Aug 2010.

    7. [S5] Ancestry.com, 1 Apr 1901 Srgt J B RUNCIMAN, #33504, 89th Welsh Imperial Yeomanry, Cape Colony, issued Sth Africa Medal and clasp, from UK, Military Campaign Medal and Award Rolls, 1793-1949, extracted Feb 2014.

    8. [S213] Census: 1901 England/Wales via Ancestry, (1901), Sub Dist Ruabon, Dist Wrexham, Denmark, RG13; Piece: 5216; Folio: 30; Page: 34. hsehold of Thomas & Elizabeth WILLIAMS, extracted Nov 2013.

    9. [S3] RUNCIMAN Analysis, Lorna Henderson, Nov 2013.

    10. [S1599] findmypast, Discharge 11 Dec 1901 John Broome RUNCIMAN, from Chelsea Pensioners, extracted Aug 2010.

    11. [S1599] findmypast, Service papers John Broome RUNCIMAN, from Chelsea Pensioners, extracted Aug 2010.

    12. [S4] RUNCIMAN Conclusions, Lorna Henderson, Feb 2014.

    13. [S1598] FamilySearch Family Tree, Dec 2013.

    14. [S5] Ancestry.com, Dth 22 Jun Probate 15 Jul 1931 John Broome RUNCIMAN, Birkenhead, Chester, from England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941, extracted Aug 2010.

    15. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS), Marr. 13 Feb 1866 George RUNCIMEN (sic) & Mary DUGGAN, St Michael Aldershot HAM, from England, Marriages, 15381973 batch M03644-1 films 800467, 800468, extracted Oct 2012.

    16. [S1595] www FreeBMD England, Marr. 1866 Q1 George RANCIMEN & Mary DUGGAN, reg. Farnham, Surrey, 2a/71, extracted Oct 2012.

    17. [S5] Ancestry.com, Marr. 13 Feb 1866 George s/o John RUNCIMAN; Mary d/o Thmas DUGGAN, Aldershot St Michael the Archangel, from Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937, extracted from image Feb 2014.

    18. [S1599] findmypast, Marr. 28 Nov 1894 John Broome RUNCIMAN & Emma M McELENRY, Whitton, in Service papers from Chelsea Pensioners, extracted Aug 2010.

    19. [S215] Census: 1911 England (FMP/Ancestry), (1911), Sub Dist Tranmere, Diist Birkenhead, SwitzerlandS RG14PN22032 RG78PN1309 RD452 SD2 ED29 SN47, hsehold of John & Emma RUNCIMAN, extracted Aug 2010.