Eliza Kate Underwood, 1865

Name
Eliza Kate Underwood
Occupation

(George William Underwood was born at Atworth, Wiltshire in 1819)

Note

Eliza Kate Underwood 1865

Eliza Kate Underwood was born at Dursley, Gloucestershire, on 4 July 1865. She was baptised on 13 August 1865 at Cam, Gloucestershire. Dursley and Cam are about a mile apart.

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

Eliza Kate Underwood is listed as 5 year old scholar, Kate Underwood, in the 1871 UK Census at Dursley

She is listed as a 15 year old dressmaker, Eliza K Underwood, in the 1881 UK Census at Dursley.

She probably married in 1890 (see below 'Future Research' note)

REFERENCES

1865 UK Birth index. Dursley, Gloucestershire Jul-Sep, vol 6a, page 193. Underwood, Eliza Kate.

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.

1881 UK Census. 44 Lower Mills, Dursley. Gloucestershire

  • George Underwood, head, widower, 60, Engine Driver, born: 1821 Atworth, Wiltshire. Engine Driver.
  • Rosa M Underwood, daughter, single, 21, born: 1860, Dursley. Invalid.
  • Eliza K Underwood, daughter, single, 15, Dressmaker, 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, Domestic Housekeeper, born: 1821, Wick, Glouc. Houskeeper.
  • William Curtis, father in law, married, 71, born:1810, Dursley.

FUTURE RESEARCH

The following marriage index entry probably relates to the correct Eliza Kate Underwood, but without a certificate it is not possible to discern whether her husband was named Walter William Birt or Don Joseph Lusty:

UK Marriage index 1890. Dursley, Gloucestershire, Jan-Mar, vol 6a, page 297. Underwood, Eliza Kate. Birt, Walter William or Lusty, Don Joseph.

The following 1891 Census information may relate to Eliza Kate Underwood given that it describes Eliza Underwood as a married Needle Woman (the 1881 Census describes Eliza Underwood as a Dressmaker):

1891 UK Census. Back Lane, Dursley, Gloucestershire. Eliza Underwood, Head, Married, 27, Needle Woman, born Gloucestershire, England. Mary Allan, Daughter, 7, Single, 7, born Gloucestershire, England. Lucy Ricking, Visitor. Fanny Ricking, Lodger. Florence Underwood, Daughter, 4, born Gloucestershire, England. Thomas Underwood, Son, 5, born Gloucestershire, England. Lilian Underwood, Daughter, 0, born Gloucestershire, England.

The birth index records for two of the above children are:

UK Birth index 1887. Dursley, Jan-Mar, vol 6a, page 224. Underwood, Florence.

UK Birth index 1890. Dursley, Jul-Sep, vol 6a, page 221. Underwood, Lilian Eliza.

Eliza Kate Underwood 1865

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
herself
1865
Birth: July 4, 1865Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death:
2 years
younger sister
1867
Birth: July 29, 1867Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death:
3 years
younger brother
18691906
Birth: 1869Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1906Ashby de la Zouche, Leicestershire, England
2 years
younger sister
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