Runciman: DFS (SCT)

FatherRunciman: SCT
NameAnalysis(Earliest)1585;Dumfries-shire, Scotland;An early Kirkbean, Dumfries Minister, whose entry in the Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae reads: "mentioned in 1585 Reg. Assig.".
Previous entry was William SOMMERVILLE M.A. Vicar in 1583 Reg. of Deeds xxii,316, following mention was John NEILSON M.A. Glasgow 1604, pres. to vicarage 1609.
OPR index only contains 4 birth entries in total (1765-1772), all one family in the parish of "Langholm or Staplegorton";1,2 
Cens18511851;FamilySearch: No RUNCIMAN like names listed3 
Last Edited11 Oct 2013




  1. [S1064] Hew SCOTT, Fasti, 1585 Walter RUNCIMAN, p227, quoting "Reg. Assig.", from Synods of Merse and Teviotdale, Dumfries and Galloway, on WorldVitalRecords, extracted from image Nov 2012.
  2. [S116] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Dumfries Scotlands People Births 1538-1854", Birth/Bap. 1765-1773 to Walter RUNCHIMAN/RUNSHYMAN & Mary LAING, Langholm or Staplegorton, DFS, extracted from index Jan 2013.
  3. [S611] 1851 Census, Scotland, indexes from FamilySearch, RUNCIMAN-like names , extracted Apr 2010.
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