George Allen

Born: 8 May 1807 Hemel Hempstead ~ Died: 16 February 1894
Profession ~ Baker/Confectioner
Married ~ Phoebe Cotrill 24 July 1828 St Marys Handsworth Staffs

A Baker from Hemmel Hempstead, Herts who started a bakery at 32 Warstone Lane which was to last for 3 generations of Allens, finally closing somewhere after the 1920's. George was married in Handsworth in the presence of Thomas Cotterill and Elizabeth Allen (his sister?). He died from Apoplexy, Paralysis at the grand age of 86 at 124 Birchfield Road with his son William in attendance whose address was listed as 31 Westminster Road

A George Allen was born 8 May 1807 in Hemel Hempstead, Hertford child of John and Esther Allen (nee Hillsey married 10 October 1788 Hemel Hempstead) I dont have any confirmation of this but its the only Hemmel birth with the correct date and name on family search

also born in Hemel the children of John and Esther are:
Mary 1789
Ann 1791
Frederick 1793
Elizabeth 1795
Sarah 1798
James 1799
Ellen 1803
George 1807

there is a John Allen born in Hemel christened 30 Jan 1764 son of James Allen and Martha (a John Allen married a Martha Radnell 10 June 1756 All Saints Hertford)