Benjamin Allen

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Personal and Family Information

Benjamin was born before 6 JUL 1845 in Tingewick, Buckinghamshire, the son of John Allen and Elizabeth Ridgway.

He died on 28 NOV 1929 in Sidcup, Kent.[Note 1]

He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Mary Persis Green, whom he married on 3 MAY 1879 in Camberwell Church, Surrey. Their four known children were Ben Richard Edward (1880->1918), Maud Mary (1882-1928), Arthur George (c1885-1917) and Percy John (1886-1950).

His second wife was Emily Agnes Arkcoll, whom he married in ABT FEB 1896 in Lewes registration district, Sussex. Their two known children were Maud Mary (1882-1928) and Joyce Edith May (c1899-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Benjamin Allen
(<1845-1929)

 

John Allen
(<1809-1869)

 

William Allen
(<1774-<1831)

 

William Allen
(<1736-1815)

+
   

Rebecca Williams
(<1739-?)

 
   

Ann Gilder
(c1769->1841)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Elizabeth Ridgway
(c1813-1851)

   
 
   
 
 
     
 
 
     
 
   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
BirthBEF 06 JUL 1845
Place: Tingewick, Buckinghamshire
Death28 NOV 1929
Place: Sidcup, Kent
Allen research by Sally Hoffman
Source: Allen research by Sally Hoffman
Authors: Sally Hoffman (UK)
Publisher: emails to SKF Nov 2009 etc

See Note 1
Baptism06 JUL 1845
Place: Tingewick, Buckinghamshire
Type: Baptism
Tingewick baptisms 1841-1868
Source: Tingewick baptisms 1841-1868
Authors: tr. SKF

See Note 2
See Note 3
Census02 APR 1911
Place: The Lees, Hadlow Road, Sidcup, Kent
Type: 1911 Census
1911 census of England and Wales
Source: 1911 census of England and Wales
Authors: extr. skf
Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk
Page: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/2352/rg14_03715_0011_03/41304791

See Note 4
See Note 5
Census05 APR 1891
Place: Foots Cray, Kent
Type: 1891 census
1891 census of England and Wales (5 April 1891)
Source: 1891 census of England and Wales (5 April 1891)
Authors: tr. skf
Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk

See Note 6
See Note 7
Census02 APR 1871
Place: Elizabeth Row, Camberwell, Surrey
Type: 1871 Census
1871 census of England
Source: 1871 census of England
Authors: tr. SKF
Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk

See Note 8
See Note 9
Census03 APR 1881
Place: Bromley, Kent
Type: 1881 Census
1881 census - mormon CD version
Source: 1881 census - mormon CD version
Authors: tr. SKF
Publisher: Church of latter-day saints

See Note 10
See Note 11
Census31 MAR 1901
Place: The Lees, Foots Cray, Kent
Type: 1901 Census
1901 census of England
Source: 1901 census of England
Authors: tr. SKF
Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk
Page: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/7814/KENRG13_694_695-0058/5225186

See Note 12
See Note 13
Census07 APR 1861
Place: Tingewick, Buckinghamshire
Type: 1861 Census
1861 Census of Tingewick
Source: 1861 Census of Tingewick
Authors: tr. SKF
Publisher: from photocopies

See Note 14
See Note 15
Census30 MAR 1851
Place: Tingewick, Buckinghamshire
Type: 1851 Census
1851 census of Tingewick - 30th March 1851
Source: 1851 census of Tingewick - 30th March 1851
Authors: tr. skf

See Note 16
See Note 17

Notes

Note 1

died 28 Nov 1929 in Sidcup, Kent

Note 2

06 Jul 1845 Benjamin s/o John & Elizabeth Allen Tingewick Tailor

Note 3

num baptism birth name flag sex father mother surname parish occupation gp1fname gp1sname gp2fname gp2sname gp3fname gp3sname note1 note2 minister

118 06 Jul 1845 Benjamin John Elizabeth Allen Tingewick Tailor David Allen Bej'n Ridgway Anne Dickens

Note 4

age 65, retired civil servant, with wife, 2 daughters

Note 5

1911 England Census > Kent Foots Cray 11

[frame 12 of 309]

Schedule 6 The Lees Sidcup Kent 11 rooms occupied by 1 male 3 females

Benjamin Allen Head, 65, Married Retired Civil Servant born Bucks Tingewick

Emily Agnes Allen Wife, 57, Married 14 years 1 child still living Sussex South Malling

Maud Mary Allen Daughter, 29, Single Kent Bromley

Joyce Edith Mary Allen Daughter,12 School Kent Sidcup

Note 6

Age 45, Civil Servant, with wife, children, mother-in-law, servant

Note 7

Benjamin Allen Head Male Married 45 1846 Civil Servant Tingewick Buckinghamshire England

Mary P Allen Wife Female Married 38 1853 Brighton Sussex England

Ben R E Allen Son Male 10 1881 Scholar Bromley Kent England

Maud M Allen Daughter Female 9 1882 Bromley Kent England

Arthur G Allen Son Male 6 1885 Bromley Kent England

Percy I Allen Son Male 5 1886 Bromley Kent England

Mary Green Mother-in-law Female widow 64 1827 Living on own means Brighton Sussex England

Ellen Bolton Servant Female 20 1871 General Servant domestic Egerton Kent England

Note 8

age 25, clerk civil service, boarder in Botting household

Note 9

226 Albert W Botting Head 32 1839 Male Worthing Sussex England

226 Frances A Botting Wife 34 1837 Female Denston Suffolk England

226 Fanny E Botting Daughter 5 1866 Female Berry Suffolk England

226 Eleanor A Botting Daughter 3 1868 Female Berry Suffolk England

226 Emily Botting Daughter 2 1869 Female Penswell Suffolk England

226 Alice M Botting Daughter 1 Month 1871 Female Peckham Surrey England

226 Emily Sleigh Servant 14 1857 Female London England

226 Benjamin Allen Boarder 25 1846 Male Lincewiak Buckinghamshire England

Note 10

age 35, Principle clerk Public Works Local Board, with wife, children, servants

Note 11

Dwelling: 16 Palace Grove

Census Place: Bromley, Kent, England

Source: FHL Film 1341202 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 0853 Folio 70 Page 31

Marr Age Sex Birthplace

Benjamin ALLAN M 35 M Tayswick, Buckingham, England

Rel: Head

Occ: Principal Clerk Public Works Local Board Civil Servant

Mary D. ALLEN M 28 F Brighton, Sussex, England

Rel: Wife

Ben R.E. ALLEN 11 m M Bromley, Kent, England

Rel: Son

Sarah A. DAVIS U 20 F Bradberry ?

Rel: Serv

Occ: Genl Servant Domestic

Lucy MARKHAM U 18 F Tingewick, Buckingham, England

Rel: Serv

Occ: Nurse Girl Domestic

Note 12

age 55, civil service clerk, with [2nd] wife Emily, 2 dau, nurse, housemaid

Note 13

1901 England Census > Kent Foots Cray District 5

[frame 50 of 68]

Schedule 347 The Lees

Benamin Allen Hd, M, 55 Clerk Civil Service born Bucks Tingewick

Emily A. do Wfe “ 47 b. Sussex Lewes

Maud M do daur, S, 19 Kent Bromley

Joyce E M do daur, S, 2 do Sidcup

Rosillen Holliday Nurse, S, 31 Hosple Nurse b. London Finsbury

Ethel M. Bratlefld Serv, S, 17 Housemaid b. Kent Deptford

Note 14

age 15, pupil teacher, with father, stepmother, sisters

Note 15

Folio 8a Sch. 52

John Allen (Head) M 51 (1810) M Tailor & Grocer BKM Tingewick

Mary Allen (Wife) 58 (1803) F NTH Syresham

Sarah Allen (Daughter) U 21 (1840) F BKM Tingewick

Benjamin Allen (Son) 15 (1846) M Teacher (Pupil) BKM Tingewick

Rebecca Allen (Daughter) 13 (1848) F BKM Tingewick

Daniel Davies (Apprentice) 16 (1845) M Tailor (ap) OXF Finmere

Note 16

age 5, scholar, with parents, siblings

Note 17

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Allen,John,M,HD,1810.00,41.00,,M,Tailor Employ 1 Man,0,BKM,Tingewick,

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Allen,Elizabeth,M,WI,1813.00,38.00,,F,,0,BKM,Thornborough,

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Allen,Ann,U,DA,1834.00,17.00,,F,At Home,0,BKM,Tingewick,

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Allen,William,,SO,1836.00,15.00,,M,Tailor,0,BKM,Tingewick,

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Allen,John,,SO,1838.00,13.00,,M,Tailor,0,BKM,Tingewick,

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Allen,Sarah,,DA,1840.00,11.00,,F,Scholar,0,BKM,Tingewick,

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Allen,Eliza,,DA,1842.00,9.00,,F,Scholar,0,BKM,Tingewick,

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Allen,Benj'mn,,SO,1846.00,5.00,,M,Scholar,0,BKM,Tingewick,

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Allen,Rebeccaelizabet,,DA,1848.00,3.00,,F,Scholar,0,BKM,Tingewick,

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Henderson,George,U,,1832.00,19.00,,M,Journeyman Tailor,0,BKM,Water Eaton,

363a,19.00,Tingewick,Davis,William,,,1840.00,11.00,,M,Apprentice,0,BKM,Finmere,

Sources

  1. Allen research by Sally Hoffman
    Source: Allen research by Sally Hoffman
    Authors: Sally Hoffman (UK)
    Publisher: emails to SKF Nov 2009 etc
  2. 1911 census of England and Wales
    Source: 1911 census of England and Wales
    Authors: extr. skf
    Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk
    Page: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/2352/rg14_03715_0011_03/41304791
  3. Tingewick baptisms 1841-1868
    Source: Tingewick baptisms 1841-1868
    Authors: tr. SKF
  4. 1891 census of England and Wales (5 April 1891)
    Source: 1891 census of England and Wales (5 April 1891)
    Authors: tr. skf
    Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk
  5. 1871 census of England
    Source: 1871 census of England
    Authors: tr. SKF
    Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk
  6. 1881 census - mormon CD version
    Source: 1881 census - mormon CD version
    Authors: tr. SKF
    Publisher: Church of latter-day saints
  7. 1901 census of England
    Source: 1901 census of England
    Authors: tr. SKF
    Publisher: original records digitised on www.ancestry.co.uk
    Page: https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/7814/KENRG13_694_695-0058/5225186
  8. 1861 Census of Tingewick
    Source: 1861 Census of Tingewick
    Authors: tr. SKF
    Publisher: from photocopies
  9. 1851 census of Tingewick - 30th March 1851
    Source: 1851 census of Tingewick - 30th March 1851
    Authors: tr. skf