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John Allen

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John Allen (c1852- )

c1852 Born the son of William Allen and his wife Mary A.

1861 Living at 3 Cook Street, Chorlton-cum-Medlock, Manchester: William Allen (age 32 born Manchester), Master Mechanic employing 2 men. With his wife Mary A. Allen (age 31 born Manchester) and their four children; Lucy Allen (age 11 born Manchester), Embroiderer; John Allen (age 9 born Manchester); William Allen (age 5 born Manchester); and Mary Ann Allen (age six months and born Manchester).[1]

1871 Living at 6 Union Street, Manchester: William Allen (age 41 born Manchester), Engineer - Cotton Mill. With his wife Mary A. Allen (age 41 born Manchester) and their two sons; John Allen (age 19 born Manchester), Engineer - Iron Works; and Marcus Allen (age 8 born Manchester).[2]

1898 October 7th. Probate. William Allen of 8 Union Street, Great Ancoats, Manchester, engineer and brass and iron-founder, who died 30th April 1898, to John Allen, William Allen and Marcus Allen, engineers.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1871 Census