ALLEN, Roland

1865 - 1941

Roland Allen, was born at Hoddeston, Hertfordshire on 29 November 1865 and baptised on 15 April 1866, son of Charles William Allen, a postmaster, and his wife Emma Lucy née [?]. In 1871, a 5 year old, living at Beresford Street, Woolwich, London with his parents, 42 year old Charles, 'no occupation', 43 year old Emma, born London, and siblings Emma M. M. 18 and Adelaide 15, both born in Adelaide, Australia and by 1881 his father was a photographer, living at 1 Hanover Place, St Dunstan, Blean, Kent having the same family. In 1891, Roland was a 25 year old, still living at Hanover Place with his 67 year old widowed mother Emma. In 1916, an artist, living at 30 Freehold Road, Ipswich but had departed by 1922. Roland Allen died at Bedford on 10 May 1941.