John Allen

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Born 1830 Died September quarter 1886 Birmingham

Profession ~ Baker/Confectioner

Married: Emma Smith in Birmingham December 1852

Born in 1830 the eldest child of George Allen and Phoebe Cotrill. As the eldest child he inherited the family business and lived at 32 Warstone lane most of his life apart from a brief spell in Tenby Street during the 1860's. His eldest son Charles took over the business and by 1920 the bakers at 32-33 Warstone Lane was listed in Kellys Directory with him as the proprietor.