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Cornelius Allen Born 16 July1865 Died 25 March 1942


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Trying find out about my great uncle Cornelius Allen who was a farmer and his father Andrew Allen who was also a famer just wondered if they owed the farm or was it rented my great uncle died at 87 Rory O Connor Place County Wicklow Arklow love to know if the farm had a name would be grateful for any help
Cornelius Allen
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Single
Age: 35
Birth Date: abt 1866
Birth Place: Co Wicklow
Residence Date: 31 Mar 1901
House Number: 2
Residence Place: Ballyraine Upper, Arklow Rural, Wicklow, Ireland
Relation to Head: Head of Family (Head)
Occupation: Farmer
Religion: Roman Catholic
Literacy: Read and write
Household MembersAgeRelationship
Cornelius Allen35Head of Family (Head)
Patrick Allen32Brother
Kate Allen27Sister
Ellen Kennedy65Aunt
Marital Status: Married
Age: 45Birth Year: abt 1866
Birth Place: Co Wicklow
Residence Date: 2 Apr 1911
House Number: 52
Townland/Street: Lower Main Street
District: Arklow Urban No. 1
County: Wicklow
Country: Ireland
Electoral District: Arklow Urban No. 1
Literacy: Can Read and write
Number of Children Born: 1
Number of Children Living: 1
Years Married: 5
Inferred Marriage Date: 1906
Occupation: Shop Keeper
Religion: Roman Catholic
Relationship: HeadURL: http://www.census.nationalarchives..../Arklow_Urban_No__1/Lower_Main_Street/894703/Household MembersAgeRelationship
Cornelius Allen45Head
Margaret Allen43Wife
Cathrine Mary Allen4Daughter
Denis Noctor9Nephew
There are a couple of articles in the newspapers on Cornelius's death / obituary. Not sure if they will give you any insight on what you are looking for.
British newspaper archives, you must register for free and then you get 3 free searches, after that you have to pay to view.
As i dont have access i can only get the index up with states .. [computer generated index but the actual article won't have the spelling errors like below.

"... Death el Old Beaident—The I death which took place at his ie- IlideaCC, 14t. Columba@ Terrace, Arklow, on Wed. ..
... death which took place at his ie- IlideaCC, 14t. Columba@ Terrace, Arklow, on Wed. evening, faer a short illness. of Mr. Cornelius Allen, was , learned of by his friends with very deep regret. The deceased at an earlier age was engaged in fanning but came ...

Published: Saturday 28 March 1942
Newspaper: Wicklow People
County: Wicklow, Republic of Ireland


I always use the advance search option.
The record of his ownership of land in County Wicklow is in the Deeds, Memorials and Conveyances of Ireland. 1905 to 1909 - Vol. 26 Document no. 208: (Screen 652 of 678) Certificate of Register of Title: A True Copy three fold Joyce Local Registration of Title Central Office Dublin to the Registrar appointed by Act of Parliament for Registering Deeds Wills and so forth in Ireland Memorial of Registration Pursuant to the 19 Section of the Local Registration of Title (Ireland) Act 1891 of part of the lands of Ballyrane Upper and County of containing 17 acres 2 rods 24 or thereabouts statute measure situate in the Barony of Arklow and County of Wicklow held in fee simple entered on the folio no. 2260 of the Register Ownership Cornelius Allen of Ballyraine Upper Arklow is the owner of the foregoing property subject as in said folio set forth certified be me. Date: 4 March 1909; Recorded 6 March 1909