John Runciman

(May 1784 - )
FatherThomas Runciman (cir. Jul 1762 - bet. 1841 - 1851); With the same occupation for Thomas at his marriage, and at the baptism of John, this link seems clear, and the John married to Marion/May Weatherly was the son of a Thomas, occupation unknown
MotherJean Simpson (say 1760 - )
WebIntro(Research)Please also check the One Name Study pages for this family as there is a conundrum with several interpretations from dna evidence to date and what few records are extant.
BirthJohn Runciman was born 2 May 1784 Broxburn, Par. of Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
BaptismHe was baptized 9 May 1784 Par. of Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland, entry reads: Born 2d May & Baptized 9th 1784 John Runciman son of Thos Runciman Taylor in Broxburn and Jean Simpson his wife. Wits: Alexr Runciman & Robt Wallace. 
MarriageHe married May Weatherly 15 Nov 1808 Par. of Innerwick, East Lothian, Scotland, entry for Nov 15th reads: Booked names in order to marriage - John Runciman in this parish and Marion Weatherlie in the parish of Oldhamstocks - Thomas Runciman (his father) for the Bridgegroom and John Weatherlie (her Father) for the Bride, Cautioners. Proclaimed according to oder and married.
( Also a dtr Jean Cockburnspath 1809 which aids the naming pattern identification.) 
WebLinkClick here to see further information on John and his/her family in the One Name Study. 
ChartsLineage 1d "Signature" Alexander & Janet (HENDRIE) RUNCIMAN of Crail
Lineage 1 Possible RUNCIMAN "Signature"
Last Edited18 Oct 2011


May Weatherly (say 1785 - )
  • Thomas Runciman (Sep 1811 - bet. Jun 1888 - Sep 1888)