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Underwood, Edward (1815–1856)

Edward Underwood attended Captain Beveridge's Naval and Mercantile Academy in Sydney in the 1820s.

He was the commander of the Blue Jacket, which was owned by his father-in-law James John Frost. In 1855 the ship, under the command of Underwood, had brought migrants to Australia.

He and his wife had four children – all born and brought up in England: Sydney Edward (1846-1925), Clara Elizabeth (1848- ), Powell Cecil (1849- ) and Angelina Fenn (1851-1891).

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'Underwood, Edward (1815–1856)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/underwood-edward-25194/text33659, accessed 23 July 2019.

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