Stephen was born abt1840 at Gwennap, St Day, Cornwall, to parents Joseph, a lead miner, and Mary.
Census returns identify the following occupations for Stephen.
- 1851 lead dresser
- 1861 PM minister
- 1871 PM minister
- 1881 medical electrician and consulting mesmerist
- 1891 phrenologist
- 1911 retired minister
He married Sarah Ann Durrant (b abt1825) in the summer of 1864 in West London. Census returns identify one child.
- Kathleen (b abt1876)
He married Susan Walker (1856-1922) circa 1906. I have not been able to identify the marriage record.
Stephen died in the spring of 1918 at Macclesfield, Cheshire.
- 1860 Brighton
- 1861 Maldon
- 1864 Romsey
- 1866 Foxhill Bank
- 1868 Bradwell
- 1869 Oldham I
- 1872 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers
Note: Records give the surname Kelley, not Kelly as in Leary.