James Runcieman1

(circa 1770 - circa Jun 1839)
Father*Robert Runcieman2 (say 1745 - )
Mother*Ann UnknownSurname2 (say 1750 - )


     James Runcieman was born circa 1770 ?LND, ENG.3
     James Runcieman married Mary Burton on 10 Sep 1797 Westminster, Par. of St George Hanover Sq, MDX, ENG, entry reads James Runciemen and Mary Burton both of this Parish were married in the Church by Banns this Tenth Day of September in the Year 1797 by me Thos Ash Curate.
This marriage was solemnized between us James Runcieman, Mary Burton (both signed)
In the presence of Thomas Down & Robt F Burton.4,5
     James Runcieman died circa Jun 1839 Leytonstone, ESS, ENG.3 He was buried on 16 Jun 1839 St John, Hackney, LND, ENG, entry shows James as 69 of Leytonstone Essex.3
A posting on Curious Fox indicates that James was the son of a Robert and Ann.
Is there any connection to the Robert RUNCIMAN (no E) in the death duties register for Sept 1805 shown as of Berwick Street, Westminster?6,7

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Mary Burton (say 1770 - )
  • James Runcieman6 (circa 1797 - circa Jun 1839)
  • Robert Andrew Runcieman6,9 (circa 1802 - May 1842)
  • William Runcieman1 (bet. 1802 - 1806 - aft. 1871)
  • Maria Runcieman6 (say 1805 - )
  • Eliza Runcieman9,6 (circa 1809 - )
ChartsJames & Mary (BURTON) RUNCIEMAN
Last Edited1 May 2014


  1. [S1599] Findmypast online at http://www.findmypast.com, Marr. 6 May 1839 William s/o James RUNCIEMAN, gardener, & Charlotte d/o James ASH, post master, St George Hanover Sq, MDX, from Westminster Marriages- Transcripts, extracted from image May 2013.
  2. [S3351] Julie ADAMSON, "Corres. re the Essex nurserymen RUNCIEMAN families," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, James s/o Robert & Ann RUNCIEMAN, Family info ex researcher Rodney MITCHELL & his Aunt Ruth & Grdmother Alice, rcvd Apr 2014.
  3. [S2916] London Metropolitan Archives: Birth death marriage (filmed originals): , Bur. 16 Jun 1839 James RUNCIEMAN, of Leytonstone, ESS, aged 69, from Saint John at Hackney, Hackney, Register of burials, P79/JN1, Item 131; Call Number: P79/JN1/131, extracted from image Apr 2014.
  4. [S1599] Findmypast online at http://www.findmypast.com, Marr. 1797 Jas RUNCIEMAN & Mary BURTON, St George Hanover Sq, Westminster, London, ENG, from Boyd's Marriage Index, extracted Apr 2014.
  5. [S1599] Findmypast online at http://www.findmypast.com, Marr. 10 Sep 1797 James RUNCIEMAN & Mary BURTON, St George Hanover Sq, Westminster, London, ENG, from Westminster Marriages, extracted from image Apr 2014.
  6. [S3123] Curious Fox online at http://CuriousFox.org.uk, RUNCIEMAN of Margaretting, ESS, posted by Julie, Jun 2013.
  7. [S1599] Findmypast online at http://www.findmypast.com, Sep 1805 Robert RUNCIMAN, of Berwick St, Westminster, from Index to Death Duty Registers 1796-1903, IR27/10, extracted Apr 2014.
  8. [S1598] FamilySearch Family Tree online at https://familysearch.org/tree/, Apr 2014.
  9. [S3] Lorna Henderson, "RUNCIMAN Analysis", Apr 2014.
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