Lilian Esme Rose

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Lilian Esme Rose
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Headstone Information
Date of Birth 20 September 1922
Age at Death 82 years
Additional Names Mervyn James Rose
Transcription In Loving Memory of Lilian Esme Rose. 20 September 1922 - 18 February 2005. Loving wife of Mervyn. Mother of Glenys, Allan, Keith and Neville. Loved you forever.

Early Life

Born Lilian Esme Wallace on 20 September 1922, Lilian lived with her family in Gosnells.

Marriage and Family

Lilian married Mervyn James Rose in 1947. The pair had four children: Glenys, Allan, Keith and Neville.


Merv and Lilian bought a block in Rundle Street, number 13 [presumably in the late 1940s / early 1950s] next to the Kelmscott Congregational Church. They had to make the bricks for the house. While making the bricks to build the house, the couple lived in the old Betsy Buckingham house on River Road. The finally moved into the Rundle Street house on 1st January 1960.


Lilian Esme Rose died on 18 February 2005.