James Runcieman1

(circa 1775 - bet. 1841 - 1851)


     James Runcieman was born circa 1775 Kirkintilloch?, DNB?, SCT.1,2
     James Runcieman married Mary Graham say 1805 ?Kirkintilloch, DNB, SCT.1,2
     James Runcieman died bet. 1841 - 1851 ?Campsie, STI, SCT.3


     James Runch appeared on the census of 1841 Birdstone, Par. of Campsie, STI, SCT, with Mary Runch, as RANCH (ancestry) RUNCH (fmp): James 60 Cal Prin S; Mary 55 both b SCT; Assumed children: John 30 Cotton H L W J; William 25 Cal Prin J both b SCT (NB enumerators were instructed to round ages down to the nearest multiple of 5.)2

Names/other info

     In 1841 his surname was recorded as Runch with descendants also being enumerated as such in 1851, but thereafter using RUNCIMAN.2

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Mary Graham (circa 1778 - )
  • John Runciman2 (circa 1808 - aft. 1881)
  • Janet Runch (circa 1811 - )
  • William Runciman1,2 (circa 1816 - Sep 1878)
Last Edited9 Feb 2014


  1. [S56] Scottish BMDB entries (from 1855), http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/index.php, Dth 26 Sep 1878 William RUNCIEMAN, aged 71, s/o James RUNCIEMAN & Mary GRAHAM; h/o Christina ROBERTSON, Campsie, STI 475/00 Pg 36 #108, copy d/loaded Apr 2010.
  2. [S201] 1841 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Birdstone, Par. Campsie, STI Par. 475 ED 3 Pg 22, hsehold of James & Mary RANCH (ancestry) RUNCH (fmp), extracted Apr 2010.
  3. [S3042] 1851 Census index or image, SCT, http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/, 1851 Bridston, Campsie, STI 475/00 008/00 014, hsehold of Mary RUNCH, copy d/loaded Apr 2010.
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