Frederick John RosePrint Page
Frederick Rose who became totally deaf from scarlet fever at the age of 4, opened the first school for deaf children in Victoria in 1860.
The memorial plaque was placed on Rose`s grave on the 130th anniversary of the opening of the first school.
|Address:||Dandenong Road , St Kilda Cemetery, Other Denominations Compartment C Grave 175, St Kilda East, 3183|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.859545|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 12th November, 1990|
A tribute to Frederick John Rose
Born 21st September 1831 Died 1st December 1920
A pioneer of deaf education in Australia, who was deaf himself
A founder of the Victorian School for Deaf Children
Also buried here are :
Elizabeth Rose (mother) D. 7.8.1891. aged 90 years
Elizabeth Manning Rose (wife) D. 24.9.1913, aged 79 years
Ellen Blanche Rose (daughter) D. 15.7.1920, aged 53 years
Emma Anne Duncan (sister) D. 27.8.1927, aged 82 years
Frederick William Moss Rose (son) D.27.7.1929, aged 60 years
Emma Lousie Rose (daughter) D. 5.6.1949, aged 86 years, cremated at Springvale - Ashes scattered.
Memorial erected by Australian Association of Welfare Workers with the Deafr with financial assistance from organisations associated with deafness.
Unveiled 12th November, 1990 by a senior student of the school