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Richard Allen
Male 1791 - 1857


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  • Birth  Jan 1791  Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Gender  Male 
    Baptism  27 Jan 1791  Saint Mary the Virgin, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Residence  1851  45, King Street, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Occupation  Sadler 
    Died  16 Apr 1857  Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Person ID  I140  bolstridge
    Last Modified  4 Oct 2017 

    Father  Richard Allen,   b. Nov 1750, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1793, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Alice Bailey,   b. Abt 1750 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  21 Nov 1775  Saint Mary the Virgin, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F183  Group Sheet

    Family  Alice Underwood,   b. 27 Aug 1784,   d. 3 Nov 1844, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 May 1817  Saint Mary the Virgin, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Children 
    >1. Silas Allen,   b. Aug 1817, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1881, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Charles Allen,   b. Jun 1819, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Adam Underwood Allen,   b. 1822,   d. 20 May 1896, Lymington, Southampton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Allen,   b. Dec 1823, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1824, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary Allen,   b. Dec 1823, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1824, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2005  Group Sheet

  • Event Map Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Jan 1791 - Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 27 Jan 1791 - Saint Mary the Virgin, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1817 - Saint Mary the Virgin, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Apr 1857 - Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • 1851 Census
      King St., Melton Mowbray
      Richard Allen, Head, age 59 Saddler,Widower, Born Melton Mowbray.
      Richard Allen, Grandson,age 2 or 7,
      William Chamberlain, age 15 Apprentice Saddler.
      Ruth Tomlin, age 26, House Servant.
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      WILL: 1857
      " This is the last will & testament of me Richard Allen of Melton Mowbray, in the county of Leicester, Saddler & Harness Maker. I give to my wife Mary Allen, such household goods as were hers before our marriage. I give to my Grandson William Charles, my silver watch, & to my Grandson,George
      Frederick Allen, my silver cup & direct that all the rest & residue of my household effects shall be equally divide between my three sons, Silas, William & Adam Underwood Allen. I give & bequeath all my money, book debts, stock in trade & all my other personal estate not disposed of in my lifetime,or above,
      by this will, to my son Silas Allen, he paying my debts, funeral & testimonial expenses. I give & devise all my stable, yard & premises situated in the Play Close Lane in Melton Mowbray aforesaid, unto my son Silas Allen, his heirs & assigns for ever charged nethertheless with the payment of such of my debts as my personal estate shall fall short of discharging. And I appoint my said son Silas sole executor of this my Will, hereby revoking all former Wills by me made. In witness wherof, I the said Richard Allen, the testator have herunder set my hand this twentyfifth day of February One thousand eight hundred & fifty seven.
      Signed, published & declared by the said Richard Allen the testator as & for his last Will & testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence & in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses. Wm. Latham, Solr. Melton. George Minkley his Clerk. "
      " Melton Mowbray, the twentieth day of April 1857. Silas Allen of Melton Mowbray, in the county of Leicester, the sole executor in this Will was duly sworn to the truth & faithful performance therof as usual & to the truth of the usual affidavit for the Inland Revenue Office & to the goods & chattels & credits of the deceased do not amount to the sum of eight hundred pounds & that the deceased died on the sixteenth day of April instant. "
      " 22nd April 1857. Exhibited before the Reverend Edward Thomas Vaughan, Clerk of Arts & Surrogate & Probate, decreed to pass to seal to the above named Silas Allen in the presence of Thos. Nevison, Not.Pub.Reg. Same day probate dated & signed by us Geo. H. Nevison, Thos. Nevison, Reggs. "
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  • Sources 
    1. [S198] IGI, LDS, 27 Jan 1791 Melton Mowbray.
      Richard son Richard and Alicia

    2. [S199] Information Provided by Al Green, ( Imported from Gedcom;).
      Date of Import: 2 Dec, 1998

    3. [S198] IGI, LDS, 25 May 1817.


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