Allen, Thomas James (b1829)

Family

Thomas was born on 19 June 1829 at Woolwich, Kent, to parents John and Mary.

Census returns identify the following occupations for Thomas.

  • 1851 PM minister
  • 1861 manufacturing chemist
  • 1881 boot salesman
  • 1891 manager of boot factory
  • 1901 boot and shoe salesman

He married Susanna Scott (1827-1896) in early 1853 in the Newington Registration District, London. Census returns identify four children.

  • Thomas James (1853-1928) – a bank clerk (1871)
  • Theophilus George (1858-1937) – a foreman in pottery (1881); emigrated to Australia in 1884
  • William Howard (1859-1949) – a motor cab driver (1911); died in South Africa
  • Julia Ann Hutson (1864-1944) – married Alfred Nelson, a music teacher, in 1904

Thomas died in early 1908. His funeral was held at Camden on 12 February 1908.

Circuits

  • 1851 Brighton
  • 1852 Canterbury
  • 1853 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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