ALLEN, George William

1856 - ?

Born at Bury St Edmund's, Suffolk on 5 December 1856 and baptised at St James, Bury St Edmund's on 1 March 1857, second child of Daniel Allen, publican, and his wife Jane née Elsden, who married at Chevington, Suffolk in 1851. In 1861, a 4 year old living at 22 Cannon Place, Bury St Edmund's with his parents, 45 year old Daniel and 36 year old Jane, with siblings Robert 8 and Harry 1 but by 1871 they had moved to Edmund Head, Short Brackland Street, Bury St Edmund's with the addition of three more children, Arthur 8, William/Wilfred J. 5 and Annie M 1, all the children were born in Bury St Edmund's. In 1881, George was a 24 year old artist, still living at the same address with his parents and five of his siblings.