Alexander ROSE 1804-1870 & Isabella Leonora ROBLEY abt 1815-1840

Tasmania & "Squatter" of Digby, Victoria, Australia

Alexander ROSE b. 1804, Scotland son of ___ ROSE and ___ was married in 1831 in Launceston, Tasmania to Isabella Leonora ROBLEY, b. ___, daughter of ___ and ___ .

Alexander ROSE of "Cora Lynn" Van Diemen's Land occupied "Glenorchy" Pastoral Run in the Portland Bay District from Aug 1844 to Feb 1855.

In 1849 Alexander ROSE is named as occupying land joining Duncan McRAE's "Pleasant Hills" Pastoral Run at Digby. From the "Port Phillip Gazette", 1849, page 147.
"Leases Granted.
No. 199 - Duncan McRAE. Name of Run, "Pleasant Hill". Estimated area, 12000 acres. Estimated Grazing Capacity, 5000 sheep. Bounded by H. MUNRO on the south by a line running ENE 3.3/4 miles: by Duncan McINTYRE on the east by a line running north by west 3 miles 3 chains: by COLDHAM Brothers on the east by a line running north west 6 chain: by Duncan McRAE by a line running west by 1 mile by Alexander ROSE by a line running west 3 mile: by James CRAWFORD by a line running south west 3 miles: by the same south east by east 2 mile: by the same by line running south east by south 1 mile and 7 chains."

Daryl Povey

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