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Darwin Correspondence Project

Thomas Allen


Barrister. BA, Oxford (Balliol), 1835; entered Lincoln’s Inn, 1838; moved to the Inner Temple and was called to the bar, 1841. A second cousin of Emma Darwin.


Alum. Oxon.

England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966 (, accessed 20 November 2014)

Healey 2001 (Allen family tree)

Basil H. J. Hughes, Pembrokeshire gazetteer,, s.v. Carew (accessed 20 November 2014)



Alum. Oxon.: Alumni Oxonienses: the members of the University of Oxford, 1500–1886: … with a record of their degrees. Being the matriculation register of the university. Alphabetically arranged, revised, and annotated by Joseph Foster. 8 vols. London and Oxford: Parker & Co. 1887–91.

Healey, Edna. 2001. Emma Darwin: the inspirational wife of a genius. London: Headline Book Publishing.

Men-at-the-bar: Men-at-the-bar: a biographical hand-list of the members of the various inns of court, including Her Majesty’s judges, etc. By Joseph Foster. London: Reeves & Turner. 1885.