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Arthur Mansfield Allen (1843–1885)

ON Monday morning Mr. Arthur Mansfield Allen expired, at Toxteth Park, at the age of 42 years. Mr. Allen was fourth son of the late Hon. George Allen, and was bom at Toxteth Park on May 8, 1848. Ho re- ceived a liberal education, first at Dr. Wooll's school, then at the Sydney Grammar School, passing thence into the Sydney University, where he took the degrees of B.A. and M.A. He was admitted an attorney in 1868 or 1869, becoming about the same time a partner in the well known firm of Allen and Allen, solicitors, of this city. The deceased gentleman was precluded by delicate health from taking part in public matters, and visited England twice to recruit his health, only returning to the colony from his second visit at the beginning of this year. He suffered from Bright's disease, but it was only on Sunday afternoon that he became so ill as to cause serious anxiety to his friends. He was a widower, his wife having died in Sydney a few mouths ago, he has left three children. The remains of the late Mr. Allen will be taken from Toxteth Park Chapel at half-past 2 o'clock this afternoon, and conveyed by special train to the Rookwood Cemetery, where they will be interred in the family vault, by the side of his brother, the late Sir George Wigram Allen, whose death occured on July 28 last.

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8 May, 1843
Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


17 August, 1885 (aged 42)
Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death

kidney disease

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