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Bryce Allan, steamship owner of Liverpool
1812 Born in Ardrossan, son of Alexander Allan (1780-1854)
The increase of their fleets enabled the Allans to establish a branch of their service at Liverpool, and an emergency there required the continued presence in the agency there of a member of the family, Bryce, who had been in command of one of the ships, who then withdrew from the sea and took charge of the Liverpool branch.
1843 Married Janet Blair
1844 They had one son, Alexander
1874 Died in Fairfield, Liverpool