March 18, 1847, Southsea, England.

Stephens was ordained to the curacy of Christ Church, Plymouth, in 1873. He became Chaplain of Falmouth Roadstead in 1876, and in 1880 Missioner under Rev. W. H. M. H. Aitken in connection with the Church Parochial Mission Society. His works include:

  1. Bridegroom Meets His Bride, The
  2. Come, Come, Jesus Is Calling
  3. Come, Dear Children, Jesus Calls You
  4. Little Temples, Lord, Are We
  5. Little Things That Run and Quail
  6. Loving Savior, Thou Are Calling
  7. Low at Thy Pierced Feet