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date: 19 November 2019

Allan, Peterlocked

(1799–1849)
  • Sidney Lee
  • , revised by H. C. G. Matthew

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Allan, Peter (1799–1849), recluse, was born on 6 September 1799, the son of Peter Allan, shoemaker in Gladsmuir, and Jane Renny, daughter of Archibald Kenley of Tranent. In early life he was in domestic service as a valet to William Williamson. Afterwards he became gamekeeper to the ...

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