William Runciman1

(27 Jan 1719 - )
Father*Thomas Runciman1 (say 1690 - )
Mother*Helen Sharp1 (say 1695 - )


     William Runciman was born on 27 Jan 1719 Perth, PER, SCT.1,2 He was baptized on 1 Feb 1719 Perth, PER; Entry reads: "Perth this day the 27th of Janry 1719 years was born William Runnciman lawflie begottne betwixt Thomas Runciman Miller and Hellen Sharp his spouse, and baptised the Sabbath ..th Febry by Mr ?Joseph? ?..wning? Minr of Perth" (actual baptism date unclear apart from a th which may or may not be preceded by a 1. Sundays in Feb appear to be 5, 12, 29, 26.)2
Last Edited13 Oct 2013


  1. [S3094] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Perth, Scotland, RUNCIMAN Births 1538-1854", Birth/Bap.? 1 Feb 1719 William s/o Thomas RUNCIMAN & Helen SHARP, Perth, PER 387/ 0030 0254, extracted May from index 2012.
  2. [S3070] Lawrence Fletcher, "Family of William RUNCIMAN of Crail ex Lawrence F," e-mail to Lorna Henderson, Birth 27 Jan Bap. Feb 1719 William s/o Thomas (miller) & Helen (SHARP) RUNCIMAN, Perth, SCT, 387/00 0030 0254, copy rcvd Feb 2010.
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