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Thomas Allen, Gent.

Birthplace: Goldington, Bedfordshire, England
Death: Died in Little Waltham, Essex, , England
Immediate Family:

Son of John Allen, Gent., of Thaxted and Elizabeth Allen
Husband of Mary Allen
Father of William Allen, Sr; Giles Allen; Anne Allen; John Allen; Thomas Allen and 6 others
Brother of Edmund Allen, of Thaxted; Elizabeth Allen; Mary Allen and George Allen

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About Thomas Allen, Gent.

Thomas Allen, Gent. was born circa 1557 at Goldington, Bedfordshire, England.1 He married Mary Fairclough, daughter of Thomas Fairclough, Gent. and Millicent Barr, on 30 July 1582 at Goldington, Bedfordshire, England; They had 4 sons ( John, Thomas, William, Edmund) and 4 daughters (Ann, Jane, Ursula, & Joan).1,2 Thomas Allen, Gent. left a will on 5 January 1635.3 His estate was probated on 14 April 1635.3


thomas Aleyn of Little Waltham Essex, gen^t, 5 January 1734, proved 14 Apr 1635. To my youngest son Richard Aleyn my leasehold messuages, lands &c. in the town fields and parish of gouldington in the County of Bedford, lately granted or assured to me the said Thomas by the said richard my son and late being the freehold or inheritance of one John Faldo, late of gouldington gen^t deceased. To my son William aleyn of London grocer hte hundred pounds which he doth now owe unto me. and my will and desire is that he should give fifty of the said hundred pounds unto his son Thomas aleyn and fifty more unto his son William aleyn as a legacy and gift from me. To my duaghter Ursula Mathew, widow, of harlington in Bedfordshire ten pounds. To my son in law Peter Buckley, clerk, twenty pounds. To my son in law Robert Haseldine Esq. five pounds. To John Kuappe now vicar of gouldington three pounds. The residue to my eldest son Gyles aleyn whom I make sole executor. Sadler, 42. (N.E.H.G.R. (1898): 257.)


  1. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 5.
  2. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 348.
  3. [S16] Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 6.
  4. [S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 165.
  5. [S143] Donald Lines Jacobus, (New Haven, Connecticut, 1933).


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Thomas Allen, Gent.'s Timeline

Goldington, Bedfordshire, England
Age 3
Goldington, Bedford, England
July 30, 1582
Age 25
Goldington, Bedford, England
May 2, 1583
Age 26
Goldington, Bedford, England
October 2, 1584
Age 27
Goldington, Bedford, England
September 27, 1585
Age 28
Goldington, Bedford, England
November 3, 1586
Age 29
Goldington, Bedford, England
January 17, 1587
Age 30
Odell, Bedfordshire, England, (Present UK)
October 15, 1588
Age 31
Goldington, Bedford, England
October 12, 1590
Age 33
Goldington, Bedford, England