Alice L Underwood, 19211966 (aged 44 years)


Alice L Underwood 1921-1966

Alice L Underwood was born at Bakewell, Derbyshire, in 1921.

Her parents were Percival Harry Underwood born at Nottingham in 1883, and Lavinia Minnie Underwood (nee Hart) born at Derby in 1877, who married at Derby in 1904.

Her paternal grand-parents were Octavious Underwood born at Dursley, Gloucestershire, England, in 1857 and Agnes Underwood (nee Meakin) born at Chellaston, Derbyshire in 1855, who married in 1895.

Her maternal grand-parents were George Meakin born at Chellaston, Derbyshire, in 1828, and Hannah Meakin (nee Bates) born about 1827.

Alice L Underwood married John Eric Beresford at Bakewell in 1940, and they had two children.

At the time of the 1939 UK Register she was living at home with her parents, Percival Harry Underwood and Lavinia Minnie Underwood, one of her brothers, Richard Underwood, and with her future husband.

Alice Underwood‘s death was registered at Bakewell in 1966.


1921 Birth UK Register of births. Jan-March 1921, Bakewell, Derbyshire. Underwood Alice L., Mothers maiden name, Hart. Volume 7b, page 1593, line number 34

1939 UK Register Wellfield Cotages, Wellfield Road, Matlock, Derbyshire

  • Percival Underwood, born 28 April 1883, General Labourer, Married.
  • Lavinia Underwood, born 02 Oct 1877, Housewife, Married.
  • Alice L Beresford, born 3 Feb 1921, Cotton Winder, Married.
  • Richard Underwood, born 16 Apr 1914, Regular Army, Single. 453585 L/Sgt 12th Indian Infantry.
  • Eric Beresford, born 21 Nov 1918, Cook, Single.

In the above register Alice was listed as 'Underwood', but the ‘Underwood‘ was crossed out and replaced by ‘Beresford‘ after they got married.

1940 Marriage UK Register of marriages Jan-March 1940, Bakewell, Derbyshire. Underwood Alice L, Beresford John E, Volume 7b, page 2750, line number 9.

1966 Death UK Register of deaths Apr-June 1966, Bakewell, Derbyshire. Underwood Alice L, age 45, birth year 1921, vol 3a, page 28, line number 10.

Alice L Underwood 1921-1966

Family with parents
Birth: April 28, 1883Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: 1963Bakewell, Derbyshire, England
Birth: April 28, 1877Derby, Derbyshire, England
Death: 1951Bakewell, Derbyshire, England
Marriage Marriage1904Derby, Derbyshire, England
6 years
elder brother
Birth: April 21, 1910Derby, Derbyshire, England
Death: 1986Derby, Derbyshire, England
4 years
elder brother
Birth: April 16, 1914Derby, Derbyshire, England
Death: June 1, 1965Derby, Derbyshire, England
7 years
Birth: February 3, 1921Bakewell, Derbyshire, England
Death: 1966Bakewell, Derbyshire, England
Family with John Eric Beresford
Birth: November 21, 1918
Death: 1996Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
Birth: February 3, 1921Bakewell, Derbyshire, England
Death: 1966Bakewell, Derbyshire, England