Sir John Gay Newton Alleyne, 3rd Baronet 1324
- Born: 8 September 1820, Alleynedale Hall, Barbados 1321
- Marriage: Augusta Isabella FitzHerbert on 11 March 1851 in Tissington Church, Derbyshire 1321,1322,1323
- Died: 20 February 1912, 3 Cambridge Place, Falmouth, Cornwall aged 91 1325
- Buried: 23 February 1912, Falmouth, Cornwall
From The Times, 22 February 1912
Sir John G.N.Alleyne
Sir John Gay Newton Alleyne, Bt., whose death occured yesterday at Falmouth, was born in the year 1820, and succeeded his father in the baronetcy, created in 1769, in the year 1870.
Sir John was educated at Harrow and Bonn. An engineer by profession, he was an original member of the Iron and Steel Institute, and was, indeed, the sole survivor of the first council formed under the presidency of the seventh Duke of Devonshire, in 1869. He was a Vice-President of the Institute during recent years. Sir John was also a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
After a short engagement at Barbados in the sugar industry he entered the service of the Butterley Iron Works, Derbyshire, for which he acted as manager and engineer for 28 years. During this period he was associated with many important railway contracts, including the building of the St. Pancras Station of the Midland Railway. Sir John was also responsible for the design of a considerable amount of colliery plant. He took much interest in certain branches of iron and steel research, notably the application to the spectroscope to analysis, a subject upon which he contributed a paper to the Iron and Steel Institute. During his years of active service on the Council of that body he frequently took part in discussions at the meetings of the Institute. Sir John Alleyne became a Warden of Dulwich College, with which the family had close associations, in 1843.
He married Augusta Isabella, daughter of Sir Henry FitzHerbert, who died in 1910, and had two sons and three daughters. His eldest son, Reynold Henry Newton, was born in 1852, and married Susanna, third daughter of Mr. John Meynell. He died in 1908, leaving two sons and four daughters. The eldest son, John Meynell, who was born in 1889, and is a lieutenant in the Royal Navy and is heir to the baronetcy.
The funeral takes place at Falmouth to-morrow at 11. 1326
Noted events in his life were:
1. Resided: 21 March 1870, Butterly, Derbyshire. 1324
2. Resided: 20 February 1912, Chevin House, Belper, Derbyshire. 13
3. Resided: 20 February 1912, 3 Cambridge Place, Falmouth, Cornwall. 13
4. He had an estate probated on 4 April 1912 in London. 13
John married Augusta Isabella FitzHerbert, daughter of Sir Henry FitzHerbert, 3rd Baronet and Unknown, on 11 March 1851 in Tissington Church, Derbyshire 1321,1322.,1323 (Augusta Isabella FitzHerbert was born on 3 September 1828 and died on 9 September 1910 in Falmouth, Cornwall 1322.)