A transcription of the obituary published in the Primitive Methodist Magazine by Thomas Cummin is attached.
Stephen was born on 10 February 1818 at Whitchurch, Hampshire, to parents Richard, a farmer (1841), and Alice.
He married Jane Culverhouse, nee Twine (1812-1868) on 18 September 1855 at Winchester, Hampshire.
He married Caroline Amelia Higgs (abt1822-1905) in the spring of 1869 in the Newbury Registration District, Berkshire.
Stephen died on 16 January 1881 at Thatcham, Berkshire. He was buried on 25 January 1881.
- 1846 Reading
- 1847 disappears
- 1850 Brinkworth
- 1853 Newbury
- 1855 Winchester
- 1857 Aylesbury
- 1859 disappears
Primitive Methodist Magazine 1884/116
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers
Note: Leary identifies an S Osmond stationed at Reading in1847 and Stephen Osmond stationed from 1850. I think it likely that they are the same person.