Allen formerly of Richeston
The following data is extracted from Allen Family Records.
The following titled Allen families are listed in "Burke's General Armory": Cheshire, Suffolk, and Wilts; Viscount Allen; Dale Castle, co. Pembroke (heir-Elinor m. 1776); Cresselly, co. Pembroke; Patrick Allen; Chelsea, 1563; Errol, co. Perth; Stanton Woodhouse, Derbyshire, 1586; Derbyshire, London, and Staffordshire; Devonshire; Essex (3 families); Grove, co. Kent, 1610; Kent (two families); Hoyland, W. R., co. York; Broughton, co. Lanc. 1664; Brindley, co. Chester; City of Chester, 1697; Rathtimney, co. Wexford, Visit. co. Wexford, 1618; Alenscourt; Lancashire; Whetston, Leicestershire, Visit. Leicester; Sheriff of London, 1620, Camden's Grants, London (five families); Suffolk and Sussex; Edward, Founder of Dulwich College; Capt. Fountaine Hogge-Allen (had royal license to take the name and arms of Allen in addition); William Ferneley Allen, Esq., J. P. (Alderman of the city of London); Rossal, co. Lancaster; Perthshire, of Errol, in Carse of Gowrie; William Allen, Esq. of Streatly, co. Berks, J. P.; Sir William Allen, Lord Mayor of London, 1572; John Allen, M. A., archdeacon of Salop and vicar of Rees, co. Salop; Giles Allen, Mayor of Dublin, 1577; Lyne Shany, co. Cavan, 1633; William Allen, Capt. of foot; and others.
Fitz Alan, whose arms were "azure, a lion rampant within a bordure, or," came to England with William the Conqueror in 1066.
Allen formerly of Richeston
A101 THOMAS ALLEN: Resided at Gelleswich in 1600; had with other issue:
(1) William: his heir--A102.
(2) Joseph: of Dale Castle; built St. Ann's Lighthouse in 1713. From
him descended the Phillips of Dale.
(3) David: of Fobstone; ancestor of Allens of Cressely.
A102 WILLIAM ALLEN: High Sheriff, 1742; will proved at Carmarthen, 1744;
had with other issue:
A103 JOSEPH ALLEN: b. 1729; m., 1751, only dau. of Chas. Phillips, of St.
Brides Hill, of the Phillips family of Picton Castle, co. Pembroke.
(1) John: his heir--A104.
(3) Charles: assumed surname of Phillips by sign manual about 1799
on inheriting St. Brides Hill estate; High Sheriff of co. Pembroke;
m.; left issue.
A104 JOHN ALLEN: b. 1752; of Gelleswick; J. P., Pembroke.
A105 CHARLES BOWEN ALLEN: of Richeston Hall, co. Pembroke; b. 1799;
m. 1824; had, with other issue:
(1) John Bowen: b. 1824; m. 1856.
(A) Charles Lewis Reece: b. 1858; of Klerksdorp, Transvaal; m.
1880. Ch.: Graham Charles (b. 1881), John Murray McKellop
(b. 1883, m. 1921), Donald Walter (b. 1883), Angus Torrens
(b. 1886), Alfred Peregrine (b. 1886), Nevill Durant
(B) John Hutchings Bowen: b. 1861; m.
(C) Harvey Graham: b. 1864; m. 1892; issue.
(D) Florence Ellen: m. and had issue.
(2) William Bowen: b. 1830; d. unm., 1848.
(3) Charles Hugh: b. 1831; of Richeston--A106.
(4) Catherine Luther Ann: b. 1838; m. 1859; left issue.
A106 CHARLES HUGH ALLEN: J. P.; m. 1856; d. 1907.
(1) Allen Charles: b. 1857; d. 1907.
(2) Hugh William: now of Stanley House, Chepstow, formerly of
(3) Earnest Ince: b. 1866; m. 1889; issue.
(A) Charles Earnest: b. 1889.
(B) Catherine Helene Mary Edith: b. 1893.
(4) Edith Mary: m. 1895.
A107 HUGH WILLIAM ALLEN: b. 1864; of Pwllmeyric House; m. 1897; issue.
(1) Maurice Hugh Charles: b. 1898.
(2) Edith Helene Monica: b. 1899.
Source: Allen Family Records