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Record #13902
Name :
: John UNDERWOOD (1870 - )

BMD and other details
Date of Birth
: 1870

Marriage (1)
Marriage (2)

Date of Death
Abode (1) : Place of BirthEngland, Berkshire, Cookham
Abode (2) : Place of Death / Burial
Sailing Information
Date of Arrival
: 22 Aug 1887
: Canada

: Toronto

Placement Family
Homes / Agencys
Institution (GB)

: Church Emigration Society
NotesA birth registration was found for John Underwood: Year of Registration: 1870; Quarter of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar; District: Cookham; County: Berkshire; Volume: 2c; Page: 434. Parents: John Underwood and Keziah Webb, married 1865 in Cookham, Berkshire, England.

A death registration was found for John Bye Underwood: Year of Registration: 1881; Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec; Age at Death: 39; District: Cookham; County: Berkshire; Volume: 2c; Page: 222.

In 1887, J. Underwood, 17, arrived with three other "lads from Maidenhead Farm, Cookham Union, England" in a party of 57 persons from Church Emigration Society Group, 9, Victoria Chambers, Westminster, London, and en route to Rev. Sterne Light at Lansdowne, Ontario, Canada.

"Copy of Reports of Inspection of Pauper Children sent out to Canada made by Immigration Officers of the Dominion Government and received from the Colonial Office on the 12th December 1888.

Report of Mr. R. Mcpherson, Government Immigration Agent at Kingston.

J. Underwood, aged 17. From Cookham Union. Placed with William Layng, Farmersville Village, Tp. of Yonge, Leeds Co.?Being taught blacksmith's trade, if he remains three years, to get $25, $40, and $75 per annum, with board, lodging, washing, and mending; giving satisfaction." 
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IDNameDOBPlace of birthArrivals & ShipsDest.AgencyFamily links
10194 BEGGS, George Henry1895ENG, BRK, Cookham Apr 1904 : Southwark CAN Barnardos  
13903 LANGLEY, William1873ENG, BRK, Cookham Aug 1887 : Toronto CAN Church Emigration Society  
13902 UNDERWOOD, John1870ENG, BRK, Cookham Aug 1887 : Toronto CAN Church Emigration Society