George Edward Allen

Born July 1870
Profession ~ Silversmith
Married ~ Annie Joesbury 26 December 1891 ~ Smethwick Holy Trinity

Born July 1870 in Birmingham the 5th child of Charles and Harriet he grew up in Birmingham and became a Silversmith like his father. He married Annie Joesbury (b. January 1971), the daughter of Selina Bishop and Joseph Joesbury a gun-sight maker, in Smethwick in 1891 and the witnesses at the wedding were Richard and Sara Ann Smith.

Annies family were also in the jewellery trade and in April 1891 she was living in Bass St with her sister Martha (a jewellers solderer), mother Selina, brother William (a jeweller in gold) sister Annie (a jewellers solderer) and nephew Archibald Smith. At the time of the marriage they were living in 3 Halford Lane.

In 1901 he was working as a silversmith and goldsmith and living at 36 John Street, married to Annie with 4 children.

George and Annies house was bombed in WW2