I have recently came across a book called:FAMILY RECORDS,
author is:ASHWORTH P. BURKE.In this book is some information on the ALLAN family.I thought someone may be interested.Here is the information...
Lineage--Alexander Allan, of Glasgow, ship owner, the founder of the "Allan Line" about the year 1815, b.25 Feb. 1780, m. Jean, daughter of Crawford, and d. 18 March, 1854, havingby her, who d. 14,Nov. 1856, had issue,
I..James, of Glasgow.
II..Hugh (sir) b. at Saltcoats, Ayrshire, 1810, a shipowner, of Glasgow and Montreal, m. 1844, Matilda, 2nd dau. of John Smith, of Montreal, and d. 1882
III..Bryce, of whom presently.
IV.Andrew, of Montreal.
The third son, Bryce Allan , of Liverpool, steamship owner, m. 1843, Janet, dau. of George Blair, of Greenock, and d. 24 May, 1874, having by her had an only son,
Alexander Allan, of Aros, Tobermory, Argyllshire, J.P., D.L., and Honorary Sheriff (Clubs--Junior Carlton, S.W., and New, Edinburgh), b.4 Nov. 1844, m. 18 Sept. 1866, Julia Elizabeth, dau. of Alexander McEwan, of Sunderland, Islay, and has issue,
Bryce, b. 1874.
Arms--Per bend indented erm. and gu in chief a stag'shead erased of the second attired or , and in base a crescent arg., all within a bordure sa.
Crest-- A talbot's head sa.