The table below shows the people that make up the group.
|No||Last Name||First Names||Maiden Name||Relationship||Occupation||Born||Died||School Year|
|1||Allen||Geoffrey Ernest||Husband||Apparel manufacturer||2 Dec 1919||1 Jan 1991|
|2||Allen||Gwendoline Elizabeth||Bradley||Wife||28 Jun 1929|
The table below shows any historical notes about the party group.
|Note||Date||Short Description||Note Text|
|1104||1919||Birth of Geoffrey Ernest Allen||
Geoffrey Ernest Allen was born on 2 Dec 1919 to Arthur Joseph Allen, a coal merchant, and Gertrude Howe Allen (nee Provo) a school teacher.
|1105||1929||Birth of Gwendoline Elizabeth Bradley.||
Gwendoline Elizabeth Bradley was born on 28 Jun 1929, in Yorkshire, England to James and Annie Bradley.
|1106||1940||Geoff Allen was stationed in England as an RNZAF pilot. It was here that he met Gwen Bradley.||
Geoff Allen was stationed in England as an RNZAF pilot. It was here that he met Gwen Bradley.
|1107||1945||Geoff and Gwen married and returned to New Zealand.||
Geoff and Gwen married and returned to New Zealand.
|1108||1948||Birth of Ralph Bradley Allen.||
Ralph Bradley Allen was born on 22 Jun 1948.
|1109||1952||Birth of Cheryl Elizabeth Allen.||
Cheryl Elizabeth Allen was born on 23 May 1952.
|1110||c1955||Geoff Allen meets John Hodson.||
While in Dunedin hospital recovering from surgery for tuberculosis, Geoff Allen met Mr John Hodson who suggested that he should go to dwelling #69 at Bannockburn for convalescence.
|1112||1958||The Allen family again holiday at dwelling #69 in Bannockburn||
The Allen family again holiday at dwelling #69 in Bannockburn. From this time on the family used dwelling #69 as a quid pro quo for maintaining it and for paying the 'electric' as Mrs Hodson called it.
|1113||1983||The Allen family purchased the property at auction.||
Mrs Jessie Martha Hodson died intestate so dwelling #69 was put up for auction. Despite vigorous bidding from several of the 120 or so interested onlookers, the Allen family finally managed to acquire the property .
|1114||1991||Death of Geoffrey Allen.||
Geoffrey Allen died on 1 Jan 1991. Subsequently Mrs Gwen Allen only visited dwelling #69 when her son Ralph and his family were there for holidays.
The table below shows a list of images related to the party group. Click on 'View Image' to display more details about the image, and to view the image.
|Image Id||Source||Date||Short Description|
|1065||R Allen - Dunedin||Dec 1956||Dwelling #440 (right rear) looking south east.||View Image|
|1067||R Allen - Dunedin||December 1956||Dwelling #69 - looking south. Mrs Gwen Allen.||View Image|
|1068||R Allen - Dunedin||December 1956||Location #69 looking west - Crabe & Allen families.||View Image|