John Henry Underwood, 18531907 (age 54 years)

Name
John Henry Underwood
Note

Biography

John Henry Underwood was born at Gloucester, in 1853.

His parents were George William Underwood born at Atworth, Wiltshire in 1819, and Matilda Curtis born at Bath, Somerset, in 1835, who married at Dursley in 1851 after the death of George's first wife in 1850.

John Henry Underwood married Annie Bourne at St Pancras, London in 1875.

A year later, in 1877, his brother George Thomas Underwood married his sister in law, Mary Bourne.

John and Ann Underwood had several children including

  1. Herbert M Underwood born at St Pancras, London in 1877
  2. Annie Underwood born at St Pancras, London in 1880
  3. Maud V Underwood born at Holloway,London in 1882
  4. Alfred Ernest Underwood born at Holloway, London in 1887
  5. Lillian M Underwood born at Holloway, London in 1889.

London Florists At the time of the 1891 UK Census three brothers who were all in their thirties were working as florists in London. George Thomas Underwood and Orlando Underwood were living next door to one another in St Pancras High Street, and John Henry Underwood was living in Holloway Road, Islington.

He died at Islington in 1907.

References

1853 Birth UK Birth index 1853. Gloucester, Gloucestershire Oct-Dec, volume 6a, page 201. Underwood, John Henry.

1861 UK Census. Railway House, Dursley, Gloucestershire.

  • George Underwood, Head, married, aged 42, Railway Engine Driver, born Atworth, Wiltshire. Matilda Underwood, Wife, Married, aged 29, born Bath, Somerset.
  • Annie M Underwood, Daughter, unmarried, aged 17, Rope Maker, born Bridgwater, Somerset.
  • George Underwood, Son, aged 9, Scholar, born Gloucester, Gloucestershire.
  • John H Underwood, Son, aged 7, Scholar, born Gloucester, Gloucestershire.
  • Orlando Underwood, Son, aged 5, Scholar, born Bristol, Gloucestershire.
  • Octavius Underwood, Son, aged 2, scholar, born Dursley, Gloucestershire.
  • Rosa Matilda Underwood, Daughter, aged 1, born Dursley, Gloucestershire.

In the above census record Ann Maria Underwood is listed as Annie M Underwood, and Octavious is incorrectly spelt Octavius.

1871 UK Census. RG10Piece2622Folio13Page20 16 Vauxhall Road, Barton St Mary, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.

  • In the home of John Holbrook, Head, Married, 38, Engine Driver.
  • John Underwood, Lodger, Unmarried, 17, Fitter, born Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

1875 Marriage. UK Marriage index 1875. Pancras, London Jul-Sep, vol 1b, page 36. Underwood, John Henry Bourne, Annie.

1881 UK Census 346 Holloway Road, Islington, London.

  • John Henry Underwood, Head, married, 26 years, Florist, born Gloucester, Gloucestershire.
  • Annie Underwood, Wife, married, 29 years, born Bristol, Gloucestershire.
  • Herbert M Underwood, Son, 3 years, born St Pancras, London.
  • Annie Underwood, Daughter, 1 year, born St Pancras, London.
  • Mary Jane Bayfield, unmarried, 17 years, Domestic, born Norfolk.

1891 UK Census Holloway Road, Islington, London.

  • John H Underwood, Head, 37 years, Florist, born England.
  • Annie Underwood, Wife, 38 years, General Assistant, born Somersetshire, England.
  • Herbert Underwood, Son, 13 years, born London, England.
  • Annie Underwood, Daughter, 11 years, born London, England.
  • Maud Underwood, Daughter, 9 years, born London, England.
  • Ernest Underwood, Son, 4 years, born London, England.
  • Lillie Underwood, Daughter, 2 years, born London, England.

1901 UK Census Holloway Road, Islington, London.

  • John H Underwood, Head, 47 years, Gardener and Florist, born Gloucester, Gloucestershire.
  • Annie Underwood, Wife, 49 years, born Bristol, Gloucestershire.
  • Herbert M Underwood, Son, 23 years, Warehouseman, born Camden Town, London.
  • Annie Underwood, Daughter, 21 years, born Camden Town, London.
  • Maud V Underwood, Daughter, 19 years, born Holloway, London.
  • Alfred E Underwood, Son, 14 years, born Holloway, Underwood.
  • Lillian M Underwood, Daughter, 11 years, born Holloway, London.

1907 Death UK Death index 1907. Islington, London Apr-Jun, vol 1b, page 223. Underwood, John Henry. Aged 53.

Sources

↑ UK Birth index 1853. Gloucester, Oct-Dec, volume 6a, page 201. ↑ 1861 UK Census. Railway House, Dursley. ↑ 1871 UK Census. RG10Piece2622Folio13Page20. 16 Vauxhall Road, Barton St Mary, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. ↑ UK Marriage index 1875. Pancras, Jul-Sep, vol 1b, page 36. ↑ 1881 UK Census. 346 Holloway Road, Islington, London. ↑ 1891 UK Census. Holloway Road, Islington, London. ↑ 1901 UK Census. Holloway Road, Islington, London. ↑ UK Death index 1907. Islington, Apr-Jun, vol 1b, page 223.

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
himself
18531907
Birth: 1853Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1907Islington, London, England
3 years
younger brother
18551924
Birth: December 19, 1855Bristol, England
Death: 1924St Pancras, London, England
22 months
younger brother
18571934
Birth: October 19, 1857Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1934Basford, Derbyshire, England
2 years
younger sister
18591938
Birth: 1859Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1938Stroud, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
3 years
younger sister
18621880
Birth: January 9, 1862Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Burial: September 7, 1880Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
2 years
younger sister
18631868
Birth: 1863Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1868Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
3 years
younger sister
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
Family with Ann Bourne
himself
18531907
Birth: 1853Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1907Islington, London, England
wife
1851
Birth: July 9, 1851Bristol, England
Death: Edmonton, London, England
Marriage
Marriage: 1875Pancras, London, England
3 years
son
18771957
Birth: June 27, 1877St Pancras, London, England
Death: 1957Pancras, London, England
3 years
daughter
1879
Birth: 1879St Pancras, London, England
Death:
3 years
daughter
18811970
Birth: September 14, 1881Islington, London, England
Death: 1970Bromley, London, England
6 years
son
18871963
Birth: March 24, 1887Islington, London, England
Death: 1963Edmonton, London, England
3 years
son
1889
Birth: 1889Islington, London, England
Death: