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Name: ALLEN, Roland (Rev.)

Birth Date: 1868 Derby

Death Date: 9 June 1947 Nairobi

First Date: 1932

Last Date: 1947

Profession: Retired missionary from China. Anglican clergyman. North China Mission (Peking) 1895-1904 (Chaplain, British Legation). Vicar Chalfont St. Peter, Bucks 1903-07. Freelance writer/critic World Dominion Trust (London) 1908-31. Retired to Kenya 1932

Area: Nairobi

Married: In Westminster 17 Oct 1901 Mary Beatrice Tarleton b. 1 Jan 1863 Westminster, London, d. 28 Jan 1960 Kampala

Children: Iohn Willoughby Tarleton (14 Nov 1904 Chalfont St Peter-6 Apr 1979 Old Marston, Oxford); Priscilla Mary (1903 Yung Ch'ing, China-17 Oct 1987 Nairobi)

Book Reference: Pat Tomalin, EAWL, Barnes

War Service: China Medal (1900-Peking), Chaplain RFA 'Rohilla' (sunk 1914 - invalided out of Navy) YMCA - Rouen (France) 1917

School: Bath College, Bristol Grammar School, St. John's College, Oxford, Leeds clergy training school

General Information:

On retirement in Kenya he acted as locum in numerous locations - Nakuru, Rumuruti, St. Mark's Westlands. Source - Hubert Allen
Nairobi City Park cemetery - Rev Roland Allen, died 9 Jun 1947 aged 78
Gazette 6 Sep 1960 wife's probate

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