Title Refs: *1 *2
Revd
First name(s) Ref: *2
John
Surname Ref: *2
Allen
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Lecturer of Mathematics, 1832-1839
  • Chaplain, 1834-1846
  • Saturday Lecturer of Greek Testament

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended Ref: *6
  • Westminster School
  • Trinity College, Cambridge
Qualifications

BA (22/12/1833), MA (1846)

Position(s) held (non King's College London) Ref: *5
  • Vicar of Prees, 1846-1883
  • Archdeacon, Salop, 1847-1883
  • Master of St.John's Hospital, Lichfield, 1883-1886
Professional activities

Inspector of schools, 1839-1846

Publications Ref: *4
  • Edited Cudworth's Treatise of Free Will.
  • Author — Sermons, etc.

Personal details

Date of birth Ref: *3
25th May 1810
Place of birth
Pembrokeshire
Date of death
13th December 1886
Place of death
Lichfield
Obituary
  • The Times, 12th December 1886, pg 7
  • The Times, 1st January 1887, pg 3
Family details

Son of David Bird Allen, Rev., B.A. Cambridge; brother James; married Harriet, daughter of James White Higgins, on 31st July 1834; son John H.

Notes Ref: *3

  • John Allen and his Friends by Anna O. Allen (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1922)
  • Memorial window in Prees Church, Shropshire.
  • John Allen’s College Diary and Scrap Book are held in Trinity College Library 

* References

  1. KA/IC/A13, 1840
  2. K.C.Calendar 1840, p.7
  3. CCED; CCE21474;
  4. UK Census
  5. K.C.Calendar 1857-1858 p.211
  6. Times, 17th December 1886, pg 7, issue 31945
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