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John Allan (6) [1796–1885]

This page covers the author of Protoplasm, Powheads, Porwiggles; and the Evolution of the Horse from the Rhinoceros.

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Rev."John Allan (1796-1885), ..., was the minister of Union Church, Aberdeen from 1832. He joined the Free Church in 1843, but resigned as minister of Union Free Church in 1846 [1847] due to a throat infection. He died in Ayr. [Hew Scott, ed., Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae, vol. 6, Edinburgh 1926, p.41. which gives the wrong year of birth."

Ref -  http://www.ayrshirehistory.org.uk/adamreid/an29pt2.htm

"The Lentiad : or Peter the Pope and his Pio- 
neers the Puseymen, together with Anti- 
Pen tateuchal Prelates, Broad Church, 
and Balaam Ass, Pommelled and Pounded 
with a Hudibrastic Cudgel : A Tale in 
Rhyme for the Times by a Beef-eater and 
Domestic Chaplain to Fish Pots."

He wrote "The Lentiad", "John Todd and how he stirred his own broth-pot", and other publications, some anonymously. 

Ref -  http://archive.org/stream/churchesofa...

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