Person record: ALLEN, C. Mountford  (1855-1905)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameCharles Mountford ALLEN
Relevance of this personlanternist based in Australia; contributor to OMLJ, 1893 
Main period of activity1890s

Son of James Mountford Allen (1809-73), an architect. He probably emigrated to Australia in the 1870s (not found in the 1881 Census of England).

Many thanks to Martin Pakes for information about this person.

23 April 1855born atCrewkerne, Somerset, England
7 April 18615census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/1637.10.14
1871residentChurch Street, Crewkerne, Somerset, England
2 April 187115census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/2407.26.8
– occupation “Scholar”
1892-1903residentBrisbane, Queensland, Australia
1905~49died atAustralia
Texts linked to this personArticles (1)

C. Mountford Allen, Lanternists in Australia in OMLJ 4.44 (January 1893)

Lucerna ID no. 6002948Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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