John James Underwood‘s parents were George Underwood and Maria Lane who got married in 1840 In Gloucestershire. His parents spent most of the 1840’s living in a workhouse, where they had four children, John James Underwood and Fanny Underwood, who both died in infancy; and William George Underwood and Ann Maria Underwood who survived. John James Underwood was born in Gloucester Workhouse in 1850. He died the same year whilst still living in the workhouse, and her mother also died the same year.
UK Birth index 1849 Jul-Sept,
Gloucester Union, volume 11, page 336
Underwood John James, Mother’s name: Lane
UK Death Index 1849 Jul-Sept,
Gloucester Union, Volume 11 Page 390
Underwood John James, aged 0