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Mercy Matilda Runciman

1827 - 1899

Life History

29th May 1827


4th July 1827

Baptised at St Marylebone Westminster


Died in Ampthill


Mercy Matilda Runciman Baptism

In the 1881 Census at 49, Acacia Road, Marylebone

Jessy F RuncimanHeadSingle56Income From House Propertyb. London, Middlesex
Mercy M RuncimanSisterSingle54Artist (Painter)b. London, Middlesex
Charlotte DaunceyServantSingle62 Cookb. British Subject, Saint Helena
Lucy AndertonServantSingle20Housemaidb. Kenilworth, Warwickshire

In the 1891 census Mercy is recorded as a visitor at 143, King Henry's Road, the house of Ellen B. Drewry.

In addition to being an artist, Mercy also wrote at least two books on art and was also an illustrator

'Rules of perspective: explained illustrated and adapted to practical use' by M.M. Runciman, published by Winsor & Newton, 1884, 1886, 1890 - 42 pages - with letter of approval from Professor John Ruskin.
(Professor Ruskin had been a student of Mercy's father, Charles Runciman.)

'General Remarks on Linear Perspective' by Mercy M. Runciman, published by Winsor & Newton, 1890 - 72 pages.

In 'Houses of Glass: A Nineteenth-Century Building Type' - colored drawing by M. M. Runciman, 1876.

From freeBMD

Death: Dec 1899 - Runciman Mercy Matilda, 74, Ampthill 3b 232