The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]
The Rev. Samuel Smith Osborne
The Rev. Samuel Smith Osborne, who is in charge of St. Andrew's Presbyterian church at New Plymouth, was born in Londonderry, Ireland, in the year 1850. In 1891 Mr. Osborne took charge of the church at Whangarei, and was subsequently stationed at Hastings. He entered on his duties in New Plymouth in the year 1894.