Thomas Runciman

(cir. Jul 1762 - bet. 1841 - 1851)
FatherThomas Runciman (cir. Dec 1728 - )
MotherBarbara Wallace (say 1730 - )
Recruit(Wanted)The project would like to recruit a representative of this line.
Six tentative papertrail/dna linked sons for Thomas and Jean.
As at Aug 2014 we have a dna representatives for sons John, Thomas and George, who all match each other, and to the others in Lineage 1 (Wanton Walls, Crail and Dunbar lines), but also two other reps that don't match them, or each other.
Further representatives would be great to have to see what dna can add to our research, particularly on the as yet unrepresented sons:
Alexander who married Joan Manderson, Robert who married Agnes King, and of the William who married Janet Paxton.
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.
BirthThomas Runciman was born cir. Jul 1762 Dunbar, Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
BaptismHe was baptized 11 Jul 1762 Dunbar, Haddington, East Lothian, Tho. RUNCIMAN & Bar. WALLACE had Thomas baptised. Wit. Alexr RUNCMAN, Wm. RUNCIMAN. 
Marriage(Groom)He married Jean Simpson on 7 Jun 1783 Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland
DeathThomas Runciman died bet. 1841 - 1851 ?Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
WebLinkClick here to see further information on Thomas and his/her family in the One Name Study. 
ChartsLineage 1d "Signature" Alexander & Janet (HENDRIE) RUNCIMAN of Crail
Lineage 1 Possible RUNCIMAN "Signature"
Last Edited22 Aug 2014


Jean Simpson (say 1760 - )
  • John Runciman+ (May 1784 - ); 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
  • Alexander Runciman+ (say 1786 - bet. 1831 - 1841); A Thomas was the witness to the baptisms for several of Alexander's children, but we do not know whether or not this Thomas was a tailor, or a hind
  • Thomas Runciman+ (cir. 1791 - Dec 1885); This Thomas and Jane are in the right time and place to match son Thomas' death cert's parents, even though there is no known baptism extant - confirmed by dna match with descendant of John & May Jun 2014
  • Robert Runciman (cir. 1794 - May 1869)
  • George Runciman+ (Sep 1798 - bet. 1841 - 1851); Although a Thomas and Jean (Simpson) had a son born Crawhill 1798, this may or may not be the Thomas, tailor of Broxburn from 1783/4, and may or may not, be the George married to Janet Darling. George and Janet did however have an eldest son Thomas and dna results are showing an good match between descendants of two other lines from Thomas and Jean
  • William Runciman+ (cir. 1804 - Dec 1858)