Edward Runchman1

(circa May 1804 - 29 Mar 1890)
Father*James Runceman1 (circa Nov 1771 - )
Mother*Cherry Campbell1 (circa 1775 - bet. 1861 - 1871)


     Edward Runchman was born circa May 1804 Cornhill, NBL, ENG.1,2 He was baptized on 2 May 1804 Cornhill, NBL.1
     Edward Runchman died on 29 Mar 1890 Harvey, York Co., NWB, CAN; cert. shows Edward as aged 86 yrs 10 mths, b. Corn Hall (sic), Northumberland, ENG, farmer, resid. Harvey; Presb., cod old age. Return made by J A McLEAN, Harvey Station, NB.2


     Edward Rinchman appeared on the census of 1841 Leazes Cres., Par. of St Andrew, Dist of Newcastle upon Tyne, NBL, ENG, as RINCHMAN: Edward 37 labourer; Margaret 64 ; Cherry 10 "Ind" all b Cty. Although both ancestry and fmp have Cherry as 10, I suspect she is 70, particularly as she is "ind", and is highly likely to be Edward's mother as she's with him as such in 1861 in New Brunswick (NB enumerators were instructed to round ages down to the nearest multiple of 5.)3 He appeared on the census of 1851 Kingsclear, York Co., NWB, CAN, in the household of Cherry Runchman.4
     Edward Runchman appeared on the census of 1861 Manners Sutton, York Co., NWB, CAN, enumerated as RUNCHMAN: Edward head 56; Mother Cherry 83, Niece Margaret 28 all farmer English, Presb.5
     Edward Runchman appeared on the census of 1871 Manners Sutton, York Co., NWB, enumerated as Edward RUNCHMAN, 70 farmer b. ENG, in hsehold of 24 yr old Robert EMBLETON, farmer, b NB.6
     Edward Runchman appeared on the census of 1881 Manners Sutton, York Co., NWB, enumerated as Edward RUNCHMAN, 78 farm labourer b ENG, in hsehold of Robert EMBLETON Jr 34 b NB.7

Names/other info

     In 1841 his surname was recorded as Rinchman.3 Edward Runchman immigrated in 1842 to York Co., NWB, CAN, with Cherry Campbell; & grddtr Margaret.4
ChartsJohn & Eleanor RUNSHIMAN of Cornhill/Newcastle, NBL
Last Edited3 Feb 2013


  1. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Bap. 2 May 1804 Edward s/o James & Cherry RUNCHMAN, Cornhill, NBL from England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 batch C15602-1 film 1068896, extracted from index Apr 2012.
  2. [S1597] FamilySearch Labs Record Search (LDS) online at http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/, Dth 29 Mar 1890 Edward RUNCHMAN, aged 86y10m, reg. Harvey, York Co., NB, from New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938, cert. 003033 film 2024805, extracted from image May 2012.
  3. [S200] 1841 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, Par. of St Andrew, Dist Newcastle upon Tyne, Tindale Hundred, NBL HO107; Piece: 847; Book: 4; ED: 9; Folio: 28; Page: 9; hsehold of Edward RINCHMAN, extracted May 2012.
  4. [S809] Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1851 Kingsclear, York County, New Brunswick; Schedule: I; Roll: C_998; Page: 42; Line: 67, hsehold of Cherry RUNCHMAN (indexed as RANCHMAN), extracted May 2012.
  5. [S809] Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1861 Manners-Sutton, York, New Brunswick; Roll: C-1007; Page: 2, hsehold of Edward RUNCHMAN, extracted May 2012.
  6. [S809] Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1871 Manners Sutton, York, New Brunswick; Roll: C-10382; Page: 11; Family No: 37, hsehold of Robert EMBLETON, extracted May 2012.
  7. [S809] Census image, Canada, via Ancestry.com, 1881 Manners Sutton, York, New Brunswick; Roll: C_13181; Page: 26; Family No: 102, hsehold of Robert Jr & Elizabeth EMBLETON, extracted May 2012.
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