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John Allen (1805-1851)

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John Allen (1805-1851), railway contractor

Contractor on the Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway

1851 Living at Forton Bank, Garstang, Lancs: John Allen (age 46 born Bugsworth, Derbyshire), Railway Contractor. With his wife Frances Allen (age 48 born Kettlesholme, Cheshire) and their two children Christopher Allen (age 8 born Ellel, Lancashire) and Frances Allen (age 10 born Cleverly, Lancs.). Two servants. [1]

1851 September 30th. Died at Lancaster age 46 years.[2][3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. Lancaster Gazette - Saturday 04 October 1851
  3. Westmorland Gazette - Saturday 04 October 1851