(1867-1936) UK editor and author, father of Margery Allingham, who wrote stories for boys, sometimes as by Ralph Rollington; his Young Adult sf novel, The Robot Man: Amazing Tale of Peril Abroad (6 July-7 September 1929 Gem Magazine; 1931 chap), about a Mad Scientist who creates a giant Robot in the Amazon, is of moderate interest. [JC/RR]
see also: Boys' Friend Library; Boys' Papers.
Herbert John Allingham
born St Mary's Newington, Surrey: 1867
died Colchester, Essex: 10 January 1936
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