The Rose Family Society Australia
and Jane Rose Family Society was conceived by the two brothers, Roy and
George Rose, descendants of Thomas and Jane Rose’s third child Joshua.
George initially travelled to England to accumulate official documents
to verify a proposed history of their family. Lindsay Rose, a cousin,
actively encouraged the research.
1975 Roy and George officially set up the Society and planned a reunion
for 1982. A committee was formed and the Society set as it’s goals, two
1) The conservation of Rose Cottage at Wilberforce,
2) The publication of the family’s history and genealogy.