Studied law at Lincoln's Inn and called to the bar 1791. In November 1798, appointed judge of the Court of King's Bench for Upper Canada. Elected to Legislative Assembly for constituency of Durham, Simcoe, and East York 1800, but unseated by Assembly June 1801. Oct 1802 Allcock was appointed chief justice of Upper Canada and a member of the Executive and Legislative Councils. Died Quebec, February 22nd 1808.
Tiré de Burpee, Lawrence J., Encyclopedia of Canadian History, Makers of Canada Series, vol 12, 1927.