Runciman: Dalkeith (MLN, SCT)

FatherRunciman: MLN (SCT)
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NameAnalysis(Earliest)1803;Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland;Runshiman1 
SurnameVariant1803;Runshiman;for one of the two baptisms in the Dalkeith OPR - two families1 
SurnameVariant1805;Runciman;for one of the two baptisms in the Dalkeith OPR, the only OPR marriage, and the earliest recorded burial (and the last two in the OPR for the parish - 1851)2,3,4 
SurnameVariant1823;Runchman;only the one instance, 1 of the 8 burials in the OPR for the parish5 
SurnameVariantbet. 1833 - 1839;Runcheman;four (of the eight) burials recorded in the parish6,7 
Cens1851(Head)1851;Dalkeith, Midlothian;One household total, 5 members, recorded as Runchman but variously indexed as Ranshman, Runthman, Runshman on ancestry, and Rawshman on FindMyPast, and only found on ScotlandsPeople after a request for assistance8 
Last Edited12 Feb 2014


  1. [S111] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Births 1538-1854", Birth/Bap.? 21 Sep 1803 Helen d/o James RUNSHIMAN & Margaret HILSON, Dalkeith, MLN 683/ 0050 0113, extracted Feb 2014.
  2. [S111] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Births 1538-1854", Birth/Bap.? 4 Apr 1810 James s/o James RUNCIMAN & Mary THOMSON, Dalkeith, MLN 683/ 0050 0288, extracted Feb 2014.
  3. [S112] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Marriages 1538-1854", Marr. 15 Sep 1837 John RUNCIMAN & Isabella STEWART, Dalkeith, MLN, 683/ 0110 0168, extracted Jan 2013.
  4. [S1065] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Burials 1538-1854", Bur. 1805 James RUNCIMAN, Dalkeith, MLN 683/00 0090 0073, extracted Feb 2014.
  5. [S111] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Births 1538-1854", Bur. 21 Feb 1823 Hellen d/o James RUNCHMAN, Dalkeith, MLN 683/ 0120 0038, extracted Feb 2014.
  6. [S1065] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Burials 1538-1854", Bur. 1833 James s/o John RUNCHEMAN, Dalkeith, MLN 683/00 0120 0125, extracted Feb 2014.
  7. [S1065] Scotlands People Index, "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Burials 1538-1854", Bur. 1838 James RUNCHEMAN, Dalkeith, MLN 683/00 0120 0191, extracted Feb 2014.
  8. [S610] UK Census (Ancestry), online, Dalkeith, MLN, hsehold of George RUNCHMAN (indexed as RUNTHMAN), extracted Oct 2013.
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