Personal information about John Osgood

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Burial Information

Name on burial register:
   John Osgood
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Age at death:
Date of burial:
   28 January 1903
Abode at death:
(according to burial register)
   3 High Road, Tottenham
Burial register information:
Book number: 1899
Page number: 060
Record number: 7676
Official at burial:
   The Rev'd. L R Maquire, Rector.
Source of information:
  Burial Register
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Obituaries and Newspaper announcements

John Osgood
Article source:    Newbury Weekly News and Mrs Pattison
Date of source:    29 January 1903
Copyright:    © Newbury Weekly News





Our obituary contains the name of a very old townsman, Mr. John Osgood, who for a greater part of his life occupied the house and premises on Newbury Bridge, his profession being that of an artist. Many of the former generation received from him their instruction in art. It was only two years since that he removed from the town on the death of his wife, and he passed away on Saturday last at the advanced age of 91.

The funeral took place yesterday (Wednesday) at Newbury Cemetery. The deceased being laid to rest by the side of his wife, who passed away in March of 1899.

The first portion of the ceremony was held in the Parish Church, the Rector officiating. The mourners included Mr. and Mrs. F.W. Troup, Mrs. Jennings, Mr. A. Troup, Miss Troup, Mrs. Ernest Layton, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Austin, Miss Seymour, and Mr. G. Hollis.

The coffin, which was covered with beautiful wreaths, was of oak, with brass furniture, and the plate bore the inscription:-


Died Jan. 24, 1903,

Aged 91

The senders of the beautiful floral emblems were Mr. and Mrs. Troup and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Layton, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Austin, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hollis, “His faithful nurse, Ada Chambers,” “From Fanny and Ada.”

The funeral arrangements were carried out by Mr. C. W. Adey.

Newbury Weekly News 29 January 1903

Mrs. P. p 87 N Ch (J)16

Died 24 January 1903 aged 91

Also Jane (wife), Jane Long Osgood (eldest child) and Walter (son).

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John Osgood
Article source:    Berkshire Chronicle
Date of source:    22 November 1856
Copyright:    © Berkshire Chronicle




Advert from Berkshire Chronicle 22 November 1856. 

“Photography: Mr. John Osgood, DRAWING MASTER, Newbury Bridge, has erected GLASS ROOMS for the purpose of PHOTOGRAPHY, wherein he is prepared to take PORTRAITS in that style either large or small. Mr Osgood's long experience as an artist enables him to dispose and arrange portraits &c. in the best manner."

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John Osgood
Article source:    Aquisition and Disposal Policy for West Berkshire Museum
Date of source:   
Copyright:    © West Berkshire Museum




Osgood, John (1812 – 1903)


Born in Newbury, Osgood seems to have started his working life as a tailor (Pigot & Co 1830 records John Osgood, a tailor of Speenhamland)  He exhibited paintings inLondonbetween 1835 and 1845 (British Society of Artists), and by 1847 he was listed as a Carver, Gilder and Landscape painter of 14 Speenhamland.  He lived at104 Northbrook Streetfor around 50 years.  Although he died inLondonaged 91, he is buried inNewtownRoadCemetery. 

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The Old "Pelican"Inn, Speenhamland (The Broadway, Newbury)
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©Newbury Town Council
The Old "Pelican"Inn, Speenhamland (The Broadway, Newbury)


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