Patrick Runciman1

(14 Dec 1798 - bet. Mar 1856 - Jun 1856)
Father*James Runciman2 (say 1775 - aft. 1805)
Mother*Mary Toshach2 (say 1775 - aft. 1805)


     Patrick Runciman was born on 14 Dec 1798 Perth, PER, SCT.3,2 He was baptized on 16 Dec 1798 Perth, PER.2
     Patrick Runciman married Rose Pipe on 16 Sep 1824 St Marylebone, Dist of Westminster, LND, ENG, entry shows Peter RUNCIMAN as bachelor & Rose PIPE as spinster, botp; both signed; Wit: Sarah Walker WIGG, Thos RITCHIE.4,5
     Patrick Runciman married Catharine Parsley on 12 Nov 1836 in the Par. of St Marylebone, LND, ENG, entry shows Patrick as widower, Catharine as spinster, botp, both signed; Wit: Alexander MILLER, Wm Geo: PALL?6
     Patrick Runciman died bet. Mar 1856 - Jun 1856 reg. Dist of Kensington, LND, ENG.1,7


     Patrick Runciman appeared on the census of 1851 4 Rupert St, Hammersmith, MDX, ENG, enumerated as RUNCIMAN: Patrick 52 widower boot maker master b Perth; Dtrs: Hannah TAYLOR, widow 23, Mary 7 scholar at home, both b St James, MDX; Servant Emma GEARING.3

Names/other info

     Patrick Runciman witnessed the marriage of Henry Septimus Taylor and Hannah Runciman on 25 Mar 1849 St James, Westminster, LND, ENG.8,9

Family 1

Rose Pipe ( - bet. 1828 - 1836)
  • Hannah Runciman3 (circa 1828 - aft. 1861)

Family 2

Catharine Parsley ( - bet. Jan 1850 - Mar 1850)
  • Emma Louise Runciman10 (circa 1838 - Aug 1861)
  • James Andrew Runciman10 (circa 1840 - aft. 1861)
  • Mary Elizabeth Runciman3,11 (circa 1844 - aft. 1864)
  • John Parsley Runciman10 (bet. Jun 1845 - Sep 1845 - bet. Jun 1877 - Sep 1877)
  • William Elrington Runciman12 (bet. Sep 1848 - Dec 1848 - bet. 1901 - 1911)
ChartsJames & Mary (TOSHACH) RUNCIMAN of Perth, PER
Last Edited27 Apr 2014


  1. [S2554] Will 11 Jun 1856 Patrick RUNCIMAN, Hammersmith, MDX, from Series      Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers Piece Volume number: 10 Quire numbers: 451-500, extracted from index Feb 2012.
  2. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at, Birth 14 Dec Bap. 16 Dec 1798 Patrick s/o James RUNCIMAN & Mary TOSHACH, Perth, PER, from Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950 batch C11947-4 film 1040158, extracted Feb 2012.
  3. [S202] 1851 Census images, England & Wales, via, St James, Westminster, LND HO107; Piece: 1483; Folio: 268; Page: 29; Sched. 138, hsehold of Patrick RUNCIMAN, extracted Feb 2012.
  4. [S5] online at, Bap. 1828 Hannah d/o Patrick & Rose RUNCIMAN, St Martin in the Fields, MDX, from Pallot's Baptism Index for England: 1780 - 1837, extracted Feb 2012.
  5. [S2916] London Metropolitan Archives: Birth death marriage (filmed originals): , Marr. 16 Sep 1824 Peter RUNCIMAN & Rose PIPE, from Saint Marylebone, Register of marriages, P89/MRY1, Item 194, extracted Feb 2012.
  6. [S2916] London Metropolitan Archives: Birth death marriage (filmed originals): , Marr. 12 Nov 1836 Patrick RUNCIMAN & Catharine PARSLEY, from Saint Marylebone, Register of marriages, P89/MRY1, Item 206, extracted Feb 2012.
  7. [S1595] Www FreeBMD ENG online at, Dth 1856 Q2 Patrick RUNCIMAN, reg. Kensington, LND 1a/68, extracted Feb 2012.
  8. [S5] online at, Marr. 25 Mar 1849 Hannah d/o Patrick RUNCIMAN; Henry Septimus s/o George TAYLOR, from Westminster, London, England; Collection: St James - 1847 - 1853; Film Number: 1042322, England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940, extracted Feb 2012.
  9. [S1599] Findmypast online at, Marr. 25 Mar 1849 Hannah d/o Patrick (bootmaker) RUNCIMAN to Henry Septimus s/o George (upholsterer) TAYLOR, St James, Westminster, MDX, from Westminster Marriages, extracted from image May 2014.
  10. [S2554] Will 11 Jun 1856 Patrick RUNCIMAN, Hammersmith, MDX, from Series Prerogative Court of Canterbury and related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers Piece Volume number: 10 Quire numbers: 451-500, copy d/loaded Feb 2012.
  11. [S2916] London Metropolitan Archives: Birth death marriage (filmed originals): , Marr. License 27 Aug 1864 Mary Elizabeth d/o Patrick RUNCIMAN; Thomas SIMPSON, St George Hanover Sq, from Marriage Bonds and Allegations. London, images online in London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921, extracted Sep 2012.
  12. [S204] 1861 Census images, England & Wales, via, Sub Dist Berwick St, Dist St James Westminster, MDX, RG9; Piece: 60; Folio: 19; Page: 26; Sched. 167, hsehold of Thomas & Louisa TUPLING, extracted Feb 2012.
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