Laura Mary Underwood, 1871

Name
Laura Mary Underwood
Note

Biography

Laura Mary Underwood was born at Dursley, Gloucestershire, in 1871.

Her parents were George William Underwood born at Atworth, Wiltshire in 1819, and Matilda Curtis born at Bath, Somerset, in 1831, who married at Dursley in 1851after the death of George’s first wife in 1850.

At the time of the 1871 she was listed as an un-named daughter living with her parents at 44 Lower Mills, Dursley.

She is again listed at Dursley on the 1881 census, when she was 10 years old and living with her father and maternal grandparents, William and Sarah Curtis.

She married Henry Vasey at Gloucester in 1893.

References

1871 Birth UK Birth Index. April – June 1871. Dursley, Gloucestershire Vol 6a, page 217. Underwood Laura Mary.

1871 UK Census RG10Piece2494Folio9Page9 44 Lower Mills, Dursley, Gloucestershire.

  • George Underwood, Head, married, 51, Railway engine driver, born Atworth, Wiltshire.
  • Matilda Underwood, wife, married, 39, born Bath, Somerset.
  • George Underwood, Son, unmarried, 19, Gardener, born Gloucester, Gloucestershire.
  • Octavious Underwood, Son, 13, scholar, born Dursley Gloucestershire.
  • Rosa Underwood, Daughter, 11, scholar, born Dursley Gloucestershire.
  • Eugene Underwood, daughter, 9, scholar, born Dursley, Gloucestershire.
  • Kate Underwood, daughter, 5, scholar, born Dursley, Gloucestershire.
  • Alice Underwood, daughter, 3, scholar, born Dursley, Gloucestershire.
  • Arthur Underwood, son, aged 1, born Dursley, Gloucestershire.
  • ... Underwood, daughter, 3 weeks, born Dursley, Gloucestershire.

Three week old Laura Mary Underwood is not named on the above 1871 Census, but her birth was later registered in those names.

**1881 UK Census. ** Lower Mills, Dursley. Gloucestershire

  • George Underwood, head, widower, 60, born: 1821 Atworth, Wiltshire. Engine Driver.
  • Rosa M Underwood, daughter, single, 21, born: 1860, Dursley. Invalid.
  • Eliza K Underwood, daughter, single, 15, born: 1866, Dursley. Dressmaker.
  • Alice C Underwood, daughter, single, 13, born: 1868, Dursley. Scholar.
  • Arthur Underwood, son, single, 11, born: 1870, Dursley. Scholar.
  • Laura M Underwood, daughter, single, 10, born: 1871, Dursley.
  • Sarah Curtis, mother in law, married, 60, born: 1821, Wick, Glouc. Houskeeper.
  • William Curtis, father in law, married, 71, born:1810, Dursley.

1891 UK Census. Rowley, Dursley, Gloucestershire.

  • Sarah Underwood, Head, Widow, Living on own means, 70 years, born Gloucestershire.
  • Rose Underwood, Daughter, Servant, 31 years, born Gloucestershire.
  • Laura Underwood, Daughter, Dressmaker, 20 years, born Gloucestershire.

The above census is correct and she is 20 years old and living with her older sister and step-mother. Transcripts (and some indexes) incorrectly list her as 29 years old.

1893 Marriage. UK Marriage index. Jan to March 1893,. Gloucester, Gloucestershire Vol 6a, page 355. Henry Vasey. Laura Mary Underwood.

Sources

↑ UK Birth Index. April – June 1871. Dursley, vol 6a, page 217. ↑ 1871 UK Census. RG10Piece2494Folio9Page9. 44 Lower Mills, Dursley. ↑ 1881 UK Census. Lower Mills, Dursley. House: Lower Mills. ↑ 1891 UK Census. Rowley, Dursley, Gloucestershire, England. ↑ UK Marriage index. Jan to March 1893. Gloucester, vol 6a, page 355

Family with parents
father
18191890
Birth: 1819Atworth, Wiltshire, England
Death: 1890Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
mother
18311873
Birth: 1831Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1873Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Marriage
Marriage: March 9, 1851Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
22 months
elder brother
18521925
Birth: 1852Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1925St Pancras, London, England
2 years
elder brother
18531907
Birth: 1853Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1907Islington, London, England
3 years
elder brother
18551924
Birth: December 19, 1855Bristol, England
Death: 1924St Pancras, London, England
22 months
elder brother
18571934
Birth: October 19, 1857Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1934Basford, Derbyshire, England
2 years
elder sister
18591938
Birth: 1859Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1938Stroud, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
3 years
elder sister
18621880
Birth: January 9, 1862Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Burial: September 7, 1880Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
2 years
elder sister
18631868
Birth: 1863Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1868Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
3 years
elder sister
1865
Birth: July 4, 1865Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death:
2 years
elder sister
1867
Birth: July 29, 1867Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death:
3 years
elder brother
18691906
Birth: 1869Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1906Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire, England
2 years
herself
1871
Birth: March 13, 1871Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death:
Father’s family with Maria Lane
father
18191890
Birth: 1819Atworth, Wiltshire, England
Death: 1890Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
step-mother
18231850
Birth: 1823Wiltshire, England
Death: 1850Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Marriage
Marriage: 1840Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
21 months
half-brother
18411925
Birth: September 23, 1841Gloucester Union, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1925Islington, London, England
3 years
half-sister
18441915
Birth: 1844Bridgwater, Somerset, England
Death: 1915Stockton on Tees, Durham, England
6 years
half-brother
18491849
Birth: 1849Gloucester Union, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1849Gloucester Union, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
2 years
half-sister
18501850
Birth: 1850Gloucester Union, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1850Gloucester Union, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Father’s family with Sarah Owen
father
18191890
Birth: 1819Atworth, Wiltshire, England
Death: 1890Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
step-mother
1821
Birth: 1821Wick, Bristol, England
Death:
Marriage
Marriage: 1881Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, England
Family with Henry Vasey
husband
1975
Death: before 1975
herself
1871
Birth: March 13, 1871Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death:
Marriage
Marriage: 1893Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England