Ernest Edward Allan

ID# 187, (6 May 1888 - 26 Dec 1939)


Ernest Edward Allan was born on 6 May 1888 at Charleston, Westcoast, New Zealand ,

Parents: Margaret Rennie Price

Birth recorded as Price but surname changed to ALLAN not long after Margaret married James Allan in 1889.1



Ernest was found on a passenger list dated 6 Jan 1933 going from Sydney Australia via " SS Monowai" to Wellington, New Zealand ,

SS Monowai sailed from Melbourne to Sydney then arrived in Wellington 9th Jan 1933.

From Sydney - No 185
ALLAN Mr E E, aged 44, born NZ.2



Ernest Edward Allan married Beatrice May Clark, daughter of Frederick Clark and May Elizabeth Morton Searight, on 11 Oct 1933 at St John's Anglican Church, Westport, Westcoast, New Zealand ,

Ernest Edward Allan
aged 45, Miner, Bachelor,
Born Brighton Nelson
Usual Res: 43 Mill St, Westport
Parents: James Allan, Miner & Margaret Rennie, formerly Allan, MS Pearce
Beatrice May Clark
aged 29, Typiste, Spinster,
Born Reefton
Usual Res: Queen Street, Westport
Parents: Frederick Clark, Accountant & May Elizabeth Clark MS Searight

Witnesses: Frederick Clark, Accountant, Westport & George Andrew Allan, Miner, Westport.3,4



Ernest was found on a passenger list dated 17 Oct 1933 going from Wellington New Zealand via " RMS Maunganui " to Sydney, Australia, also listed was Beatrice

RMS Manganui sailed from Wellington NZ to Sydney Australia and arrived

Second Class
ALLAN BM, Mrs, 29, DD, born NZ
ALLAN EE, Mr, 45, Miner, born NZ.5



Ernest's occupation was a Mine Manager in Penang, Malaysia in the late 1930's.



Ernest was found on a passenger list dated 5 Nov 1937 going from Sydney Australia via " SS Awatea" to Wellington, New Zealand , also listed was Beatrice

SS Awatea sailed from Sydney 5 Nov 1937 and arrived in Wellington NZ, 8 Nov 1937

First Class:
ALLAN Mr EE, 49, born NZ
ALLAN Mrs EE, 34, born NZ
ALLAN Mast J, 2, born Straits Settlements
ALLAN Miss V, 3mths, born Straits Settlements.6



Ernest was found on a passenger list dated 18 May 1938 going from Wellington New Zealand via " SS Awatea" for Sydney, Australia, also listed was Beatrice

SS Awatea sailed from Wellington NZ 18 May 1938 and arrived in Sydney

First Class:
ALLAN BM Mrs, 35, DD, born NZ
ALLAN EE Mrs, 50, Manager, born NZ
ALLAN LM, 9mths, born Burma

(Jim was left in New Zealand with good friends so that he could attend school.)7



Ernest died on 26 Dec 1939 at General Hospital, Alor Setar, Kedah, Malaysia, at age 51 years, 7 months and 20 days.


Ernest's cause of death on 26 Dec 1939 was from Yellow Fever, He had been bitten by an infected Mosquitio.



Ernest was buried in Dec 1939 at Penang, Penang, Malaysia,


His coffin had to be carried for 3 Days from where he died to get to Penang.



Ernest Edward Allan's estate was probated on 18 Sep 1940 at Wellington High Court, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand ,

In the Estate of Ernest Edward ALLAN
late of Singora in Thailand, Mining Inspector, deceased.
Letters of Administration were granted to E H Bulford & A Clark, of Penang, in the Straits Settlements, who were the Attorneys of Beatrice May Allan, Widow on the 12th of March 1940.
The Public Trustee then Administered the estate in New Zealand.

Value of Effects: £1676 7s 3d.8




Ernest and Beatrice had 3 children, all still living.

Family: Ernest Edward Allan and Beatrice May Clark

Citations

  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1888 NZ Online Database: 1888/18386. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), New Zealand, Archives NZ, Passenger Lists, 1839 - 1973, - FamilySearch: 61903/1:1:QJDJ-RQQH - No Microfilm No listed. Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  3. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  4. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1933 Folio No 9632.
  5. [S61] Shipping Records, New Zealand, Archives NZ, Passenger Lists, 1839 - 1973, - FamilySearch: 61903/1:1:KGMS-B1V - FHL Microfilm No 004480595.
  6. [S61] Shipping Records, New Zealand, Archives NZ, Passenger Lists, 1839 - 1973, - FamilySearch: 61903/1:1:KLYT-YCZ - FHL Microfilm No 004466233.
  7. [S61] Shipping Records, New Zealand, Archives NZ, Passenger Lists, 1839 - 1973, - FamilySearch: 61903/1:1:KGM4-W6J - FHL Microfilm 004480637.
  8. [S40] Probate NZ, 1940 Wellington High Court, Wellington Archives, - Item ID R23124527 Record No 1633/ 1940, Housed at National Archives New Zealand.