Allen, Thomas James (b1829)
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.
- 1851 Brighton
- 1852 Canterbury
- 1853 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers