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Alexander Allan (1825-1892)

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Memorial at Glasgow Necropolis.
Memorial at Glasgow Necropolis.

Ship owner of Glasgow.

1825 Born son of Alexander Allan (1780-1854)

Joined his brother, James, in the management of the Glasgow business of Allan Line, which presumably became J. and A. Allan

1871 Alexander Allan 45, shipowner, lived in Barony with Jane Allan 40, Eliza Allan 12, James A Allan 8, Charles C Allan 6, Jane Allan 3, Claud A Allan under 1 Month[1]

1892 Died at Kirkmuirhill. Confirmation of Henry Allan, Robert Smith Allan, James Alexander Allan, merchants and ship owners, Charles Edward Allan, engineer and ship builder, and Claud Andrew Allan[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. National Probate calendar
  • [1] Allan family