Allingham, H J
Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(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
- The Robot Man: Amazing Tale of Peril Abroad (London: Amalgamated Press, 1931) [chap: first appeared 6 July-7 September 1929 Gem Magazine: in the publisher's Boys' Friend Library series: pb/uncredited]
about the author
- Julia Jones. Fifty Years in the Fiction Factory (Chelmsford, Essex: Golden Duck, 2012). [nonfiction: biography of Allingham: pb/from Family Journal 1932]
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