Robert ALLAN

Born:- 28th April 1817, St Quivox, Ayr, Ayrshire Died:- 3rd June 1857, Kirkport, Ayr, Ayrshire

Child of: Wallace and Anne ALLAN

Marriage: Robert and Margaret (1846) ALLAN

Occupation(s):- Printer compositor, (date unknown).

Biographical notes

In 1841 Census, recorded as living at 66 Thistle Street Edinburgh, occupation compositer, with his sister Ann and cousins (children of Robert Allan (1898)). Occupation of printer and living in Ayrshire in the 1851 Census. Compositor for the Ayr Advertiser Newspaper (Obituary in Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald)

Info from William Allan (31.12.2007)

quote : Died June 3rd 1857 1am at Kirkport, Ayr Age 40 (printers ink poison?) Page 54 Ayr Deaths 1857.

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