Born: 3rd May 1880, St. George, Walworth, South East London.

Baptised: 24th October 1880; at St. John the Evangelist Church, Larcom Street, Walworth. Parents: Jane & James Thomas Allensby, of 82, Henshaw Street, Walworth.

Died: 26th February 1901; age 20; Died of Disease at Wynberg Military Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa.

Residence: 176, Wornington Road, Chelsea, Middlesex.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 4709.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, Mounted Infantry, South Africa Field Force.


Grave Reference:

St. John’s Parish Cemetery,


Cape Town,

Western Cape,

South Africa.


Clasps Awarded: Cape Colony, Transvaal & Orange Free State + South Africa 1901 medal.




1881   82, Henshaw Street, St. George, Walworth, South East London.


George was 11 months old and living with his parents & brother.

James Thomas Allensby, 30, a Stained Glass Kilnsman, born Clerkenwell, Middlesex.

Jane Allensby (nee Debnam), 30, born Marylebone, Middlesex.

Thomas Henry Allensby, 2, born Marylebone.


1891   176, Wornington Road, Chelsea, Middlesex.


George was 10 years old and living with his mother & siblings.

Jane, 41.

Thomas, 12, an Office Boy.

Louisa Prudence Allensby, 6, born Chelsea.

Amelia Kate Allensby, 3, born Paddington.

Alice Jane Allensby, 3 months, born Chelsea.


On the 30th August 1886, George was registered at Moberley School, Harrow Road, Westminster, by his mother, Jane Allensby, of 43, Chippenham Terrace, Westminster.


On the 21st January 1889, George was registered at Harrow Road School for Boys, Westminster, by his father, James Allensby, of 176, Wornington Road, Chelsea. He left the school on the 1st December 1893.


Soldiers’ Effects to James T. Allensby – father.

The Boer War.

Suffolk Regiment 

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