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Robert Allen (b. 1802, d. 1877)Robert Allen (son of John Allen and Sarah Lipscomb) was born 1802 in Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, and died 1877.He married (1) Sarah Horwood on November 10, 1823 in Aston Clinton Parish Church.He married (2) Susannah Fountain on October 25, 1838 in Aston Clinton.
Notes for Robert Allen:
English Census 1851 Bucks. Aylesbury, Aston Clinton
Home Office No. 107/1721LDS Library Film # 0193629
Robert Allen, Widower, age 50, Independent
Martha Allen, daughter, Unmarried, age 19Plaiter
Mary Allen, daughter, Unmarried, age 17Plaiter
Plaiters braided straw for straw bonnet making, a local industry
Note: Robert Allen married his second wife in 1838. She was a widow, Susannah Collett of Aston Turville, described as a Gentlewoman and Robert then described himself as a Farmer. Evidently Susannah died before 1851, leaving him financially independent.
Walter Robert Green, his grandson, told Anthony and Lesley on one occasion that his grandfather was the squire of Aston Clinton and that he was injured in a hunting accident and had to spend the rest of his life lying on a couch. WRG grew up in Aylesbury and was nine years old when his grandfather died.
More About Robert Allen:
Date born 2: 1802
Burial: June 28, 1877, Aston Clinton Parish Churchyard.14
Christening: June 6, 1802, Aston Clinton Parish Church.
Occupation: 1851, In 1851 Census, described as Independent.
More About Robert Allen and Sarah Horwood:
Marriage: November 10, 1823, Aston Clinton Parish Church.
More About Robert Allen and Susannah Fountain:
Marriage: October 25, 1838, Aston Clinton.
Children of Robert Allen and Sarah Horwood are:
- Emma Allen, b. 1825, Aston Clinton.
- +Ann Allen, b. 1827, London, Middlesex, England, d. June 7, 1910, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England.
- Drusilla Allen, b. 1829, Aston Clinton.
- Martha Allen, b. 1832, d. April 27, 186015.
- Mary Allen, b. 1834, d. May 26, 1921.