• [S52] New Zealand BDM index, Department of Internal Affairs, http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/Search/, Births to 100 years ago (from 1848); Marriages to 80 years ago (from 1854); Deaths to 50 years ago, or deceased born at least 80 years ago (from 1848);
    NB wildcard searching of index is not possible, so not all variants may have been found. Hereinafter cited as New Zealand BDM index.
  • [S55] Births, Marriages, Deaths, Burials, Old Parochial Records - Scotland, (1538-1854), Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as OPR: Scotland.
  • [S100] "OPR East Lothian Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , East Lothian, Scotland, All RUN*MAN*; County = East Lothian (ELN); 293 records in total (less nine duplicates); Earliest 1627, latest 1854; Number of parishes: 20 (out of 25 in all). (In progress, 4 parishes analysed for name variants - refer ELN (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of ELN parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for East Lothian (Haddingtonshire) Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR East Lothian Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S104] "OPR Berwickshire Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Berwickshire, Scotland, All R*N*M*N*; County = Berwickshire (BEW); 151 records less 3 duplicates, in total; Earliest 1621 (Duns), latest 1854 (Lauder); Number of parishes: 22 (out of 34 listed in all on SctPeople). Refer BEW (SCT) RUNCIMAN

    For further information on coverage of BEW parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Berwickshire Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Berwickshire Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S106] "OPR Ayrshire Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Ayrshire, Scotland, All R*N*M*N*; County = Ayrshire (AYR); 2 records in total, 1683, Ayr parish; 1808 Irvine parish. Refer AYR (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of AYR parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Ayrshire Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Ayrshire Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S107] "OPR Aberdeenshire Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Aberdeenshire, Scotland, All RUN*MAN*; County = Aberdeenshire (ABD); Earliest:1631; Latest:1852; Over 6 parishes, most in Dyce; Refer ABD (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of ABD parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Aberdeenshire Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Aberdeenshire Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S108] "OPR Caithness-shire Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Caithness-shire, Scotland, All RUN*MAN*; County = Caithness (CAI); nil; Refer CAI (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of CAI parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Caithness-shire Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Caithness-shire Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S109] "OPR Fife Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Fife, Scotland, All R*N*M*N*; County = Fife (FIF); 12 records in total ; Earliest 1722, latest 1838; Number of parishes: 4 (out of 64 in all). (In progress - refer FIF (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of FIF parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Fife Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Fife Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S110] "OPR Fife Scotlands People Marriages", 1538-1854 , Fife, Scotland, All RUN*MAN*; County = Fife; 12 records in total; Earliest 1711, latest 1837;
    Number of parishes: 6. Crail *4, Newburgh*2, Dunfermline*2, Tulliallan*2, Markinch*1, Kenoway*1 (Refer Fife RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of FIF parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Fife Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Fife, Scotland, Marriages 1538-1854."
  • [S111] "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Midlothian, Scotland, All R*N*M*N*; County = Midlothian (MLN); 86 records in total (less ?? duplicates); Earliest 1596, latest 1854; Number of parishes: 12 (out of y in all). (In progress,- refer MLN (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of MLN parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Midlothian Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S112] "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Marriages", 1538-1854 , Midlothian, Scotland, All R*N*M*N*; County = Midlothian (MLN); 73 records in total (less ?? duplicates); Earliest 1595, latest 1852; Number of parishes: x (out of y in all). (refer MLN (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of MLN parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Midlothian Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Marriages 1538-1854."
  • [S113] "OPR Perth Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Perth, Scotland, All R*N*M*N*; County = Perth (PER); 227 records in total; Earliest 1628 (Kinfauns, Runciman), latest 1854 (Kilspindie, Runciman); Number of parishes: 15 (out of y in all). (In progress - refer PER (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of PER parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Perth Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Perth, Scotland, Births 1538-1854."
  • [S114] "OPR Perth Scotlands People Marriages", 1538-1854 , Perth , Scotland, All R*N*M*N*; County = Perth (PER); 152 records in total; Earliest 1627 (Kinfauns, Runsiman), latest 1854 (Errol, Runciman); Number of parishes: 24 (out of y in all). (In progress - refer PER (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of PER parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Perth Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Perth Scotlands People Marriages 1538-1854."
  • [S115] "OPR Stirling Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Stirling, Scotland, All R*N*M*N*; County = Stirling (STI); 18 records in total; Earliest 1744 (Runsiman), latest 1797 (Runceman); Number of parishes: 1 (out of 24 in all). (In progress - refer STI (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of STI parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Stirling Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Stirling, Scotland, Births 1538-1854."
  • [S116] "OPR Dumfries Scotlands People Births", 1538-1854 , Dumfries, Scotland, All R*N*M*N*; County = Dumfries (DFS); 4 records in total; Earliest 1765, latest 1772; Number of parishes: 1 (out of 47 in all). (In progress - refer DFS (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of DFS parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Dumfries Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Dumfries Scotlands People Births 1538-1854."
  • [S120] "North Berwick Burial & Mortcloth Records" , North Berwick, East Lothian, Scotland, All RUN*MAN*; Parish = North Berwick County = East Lothian (ELN); 15 records in total; Earliest 1709, latest 1847; (Taken from photocopy of Run*man entries pp 39-41, supplied Feb 2010 by Harry D W. Refer Runciman:North Berwick, ELN (SCT))

    For further information on coverage of ELN parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for East Lothian (Haddingtonshire) Scottish Genealogy Society (2007) (http://www.scotsgenealogy.com); . Hereinafter cited as "North Berwick Burial & Mortcloth Records."
  • [S215] 1911 Census, Ireland, transcripts and images, National Archives of Ireland http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/
  • [S300] Canadian Phonebook (Canada411) , online http://www.canada411.ca/ Ontario (ONT) searched Feb 2010 for: Runciman (50); Runcieman (3); Soundx search revealed no Runch(i)man or other similar variants (not yet grouped into families or all identified).
  • [S505] Harry D W, "RUNCIMAN Correspondence," e-mail message from (Edinburgh, Scotland) to Lorna Henderson. Hereinafter cited as "RUNCIMAN Correspondence."
  • [S606] Family Search Wiki , online https://wiki.familysearch.org/.
  • [S608] Mark Antony Lower (1813-1876), Patronymica Britannica : a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom (London: J.R. Smith, 1860). Hereinafter cited as Patronymica Britannica.
  • [S609] FindMyPast UK Census , online http://findmypast.co.uk Images for England & Wales, transcripts for Scotland
    1851 RUNCIMAN (variants selected), extracted Oct 2011.
    Initial results, Oct 2011, 323 individuals after correction for duplicate entries. Comparison with Ancestry.com's R*N*M*N* results added 17 RUNSIMAN individuals, 1 indexed as RUNERMAN....
  • [S610] UK Census (Ancestry) , online http://ancestry.com Images for England & Wales, transcripts for Scotland:
    1851 R*N*M*N* extracted Oct 2012.
    Initial results over ENG, SCT, WLS 291 individuals, reduced to ?? after removal of non RUNCIMAN variant names. Comparison with findmypast RUNCIMAN & variants results, and ScotlandsPeople resulted in ...
  • [S611] 1851 Census, Scotland, indexes from FamilySearch, Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/) Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
  • [S612] 1851 Census, England, indexes from FamilySearch, Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/) Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
  • [S613] 1851 Census, Canada, indexes from FamilySearch, Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/) Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
  • [S614] 1851 Census, Canada, indexes from Ancestry, Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/) Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
  • [S1064] Hew SCOTT, Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae (Edinburgh: Tweedale Court: Oliver & Boyd, 1915 +). Hereinafter cited as Fasti.
  • [S1065] "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Burials", 1538-1854 , Midlothian, Scotland, All R*N*M*N*; County = Midlothian (MLN); 87 records in total (less ?? duplicates); Earliest 1638, latest 1856; Number of parishes: 8 (out of y in all). (refer MLN (SCT) RUNCIMAN)

    For further information on coverage of MLN parish records, eg gaps, see also the Family Search Wiki for Midlothian Scotlands People Index (http://scotlandspeople.gov.uk); Scotlands People (http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/), Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. Hereinafter cited as "OPR Midlothian Scotlands People Burials 1538-1854."
 
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