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  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...