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OSMOND – Edward Royal Marines Plymouth Division 47th Company

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Royal Marines Plymouth Division White Metal Cap Badge
Land Grant
NameOSMOND – Edward / Samuel
Regiment (s)Royal Marines Plymouth Division
47th Company
Regiment Number (s) 704
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
6th March 1827 / 20 years / Taunton Somerset England
Description – Height
5’5 ¾ ”
Overseas Service/Duration
Length of Service21 years 1 month 8 days
Afloat 15 years 2 months 20 days
Sapphire 2years 8 months 13 days
Caledonia & Britannia 1 years 5 days
Atholl 1 years 8 months 26 days
Talavera 3 years 8 months 17 days
Pique 1 year 8 months 17 days
Revenge 10 months 12 days
Cormorant 4 years 5 months 1 day
Ashore 5 years 10 months 18 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 13th April 1848 / Not yet known
Campaign MedalsNot yet known
Intended Residence at
Wellington Somerset
Pension Districts1848 Plymouth
1858 3rd Plymouth
1858-1874 Western Australia
Pension Paid£15.4.0 per annum
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
26th August 1858 Plymouth England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
EDWIN FOX 20th November 1858
Date/Place of Birthc1807 Hemyock Devon England
Date/Place of Baptism29th March 1807 Hemyock Devon England
Date/Place of Birth
bap 6th April 1766 Hemyock England
bur 2nd October 1831 Hemyock England
Date/Place of Birth
Not yet known
19th May 1802 Bradninch Devon England
SiblingsEliza bap 3rd June 1810 Hemyock Devon England
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
TOOGOOD Maria or Mary
B 1805
Date/Place of Marriage3rd January 1831 Hemyock Devon England
Children by 1st WifeNone
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2st Wife
17th August 1838 East Stonehouse Devon
2nd Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
CARN Maria father John CARN
B 1815 Menheniot Cornwall
Date/Place of MarriageM 14th January 1840 Stoke Damerel Devon
Children by 2nd WifeWilliam Henry B 1842 Stonehouse Devon
D 1861 Western Australia age 18
Bur 17th February 1861 (Osborne) C of E Skinner Street Cemetery Fremantle
Edward James B 4th Quarter 1849 Plymouth Devon
D 1852 Buried 3 August 1852 Stoke Damerel Devon
Samuel B c1846 Not yet known
D 2nd July 1923 Claremont Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Karrakatta Cemetery Western Australia
Land Grants Western
Son Samuel Osmond received title 9th October 1876 to
Butlers Swamp Lot 233 Shenton Road (Formerly Samuel Butterworth)
9½ acres, Freshwater Bay Lot 241 ½ acre
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesNot yet known
Departure from Western
Not Applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial6th April 1874 Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
2nd Wife
7th December 1891 Peppermint Grove Western Australia
East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationAt the time of his 2nd marriage Edward was a widower.
1851 Census HO107/1877/624/6 St Budeaux Saltash Passage in the County of Cornwall
Edward Osmond age 45 labourer at Public Contract born Somerset Sheer Santon
Maria Osmond age 36 born Cornwall Menheniot
William Henry age 9 born Devon Stonehouse
Edward James age 2 born Devon Plymouth
After the death of Maria Osmond an Inquest was held to determine how she had cone by some marks on her body not inconsistent with violence. Her son Samuel gave evidence that Maria had been living with him at Peppermint Grove at the time of her death and he had been caring for her to the best of his ability. Further evidence was given by the police and medical attendants. Dr Hearn found the marks had occurred after her death and the cause of death determined to be ‘by natural causes’. SROWA Cons 527 1891/2388