William Allen

(00/00/1830 - 25/06/1903)

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Born: 00/00/1830 at Swinford, May, Ireland Certified Father:
Died: 25/06/1903 Certified Mother:
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Married:
Anna Christiana Hartley on 13/01/1864 at Queensland, Australia Certified

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According to www.familysearch.org he was born About 1833 in Ireland.

William Allen's suburban villa 'Crescent Lodge' was described as beautifully situated on the Racecourse Road facing Crescent Lagoon and the western side of the Athelstane Range. It was a solid house of seven main rooms and a detached kitchen, servant's quarters, gardener's cottage, coach house, stables, forage room and fowl house. The garden covered four acres and included 1,000 banana trees. There was also a 10 acre paddock with grass and permanent water. It was one of the most complete villa's in Rockhampton at the time.

William remarried after Christiana died at age 23.

His occupation was a merchant grocer and he was a leading layman of the Primitive Methodist Church and in 1882 became Alderman of Rockhampton.

William died in Rockhampton, Queesland.

'Allenstown' is named after him.



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