Born: October 18, 1818, Welton (near Hull), Humberside, England.
Died: April 16, 1892, Islington, London, England.
Buried: Abney Park Cemetery, London, England.
Allon was educated at Cheshunt College, Hertfordshire.
In 1844 he became co-pastor with T. Lewis of the Union Chapel, Islington, and sole pastor upon Lewis’ death in 1852.
In 1865, he became co-editor with Dr. Reynolds of the British Quarterly Review, and sole editor in 1877.