From the tour of Mount Royal Cemetery, Montreal.

Another Allan… the Allan

In memory of

Sir Hugh Allan, Knight

Born at Saltcoats, Scotland

29 Sept 1810

Died at Edinburgh, Scotland

9th Dec 1882

Matilda Caroline Smith

Beloved Wife of

Sir Hugh Allan

Born in Montreal 28 Dec 1827

Died 11 June 1881

Sir Hugh Montagu Allan

Born in Montreal Oct 17 1886

Died Sept 1961

Hugh Allan

Should note that Hugh Allan was born in the same village as my great-great-grandfather, and only two years earlier… of an age. They might have known one another…

 For a great bio of Sir Hugh Allan check out