Minna Clifton ROSE

Name: Minna Clifton Rose

Date of Birth: 19 October 1888

Birth Location: Minninup, Western Australia.

Also Known As:

Age at Burial: 11 days short of 2 years

Date of Death:  8 th October 1890

Death Location: Minninup, Western Australia

Date of Burial: 10 th October 1890

Denomination: Anglican B

Row/Grave: Memorial only. Row 2  Grave #22

Grave Transcription:

In Loving Memory of


Died 29th January 1935.

Aged 74 years.

At Rest.

Also her children


Father: Samuel Clifton Rose

Mother: Susanna Maria Higgins

Grandparents (father):

William Clifton Rose

Mary-Ann Alice Delaporte

Grandparents (mother):

Henry William Higgins

Lavinia Susanna Gardiner


Coral Clifton Rose, born 14 December 1887 Minninup Western Australia. Died 2 June 1950

Lavinia Gardiner Clifton Rose,  born 17 March 1890 Minninup Western Australia. Died 22 June 1956 Perth Western Australia.

Winifred Constance Clifton Rose,  born 11 April 1892 Minninup Western Australia. Died 20 May 1947 Capel Western Australia.

Robert William Clifton Rose,  born 23 August 1893 Minninup Western Australia. Died 31 March 1915 Mudros Village, Lemnos, Greece.

Charlie Clifton Rose,  born 12 August 1895 Minninup Western Australia. Died 6 January 1964 Perth Western Australia.

Samuel Clifton Rose,  born 7 July 1898 Stratham Western Australia. Died 2 June 1960 Claremont Western Australia.

Alan Clifton Rose, born 10 October 1899 Stratham Western Australia. Died 11 February 1964 Ravensthorpe Western Australia.

John Lytton Clifton Rose, born 6 June 1903 Bunbury Western Australia. Died 11 June 1964 Sussex District Western Australia.

Their Story

Minna Clifton Rose was the second born and second daughter of nine children born to Samuel Clifton Rose and Susannah Maria Rose nee Higgins of Doungup, Minninup Western Australia. Her parents as her grandparents before, were early settlers of this area.

Minna died 11 days short of her second birthday from Pneumonia. She is memorialised on her mother Susanna Maria Rose nee Higgins grave with her brother Robert William Clifton (Willie) Rose.

Information compiled by researcher Jennifer Scott from family history stories. Minna was the sister of my Great Grandmother Coral Clifton Scott nee Rose. (CDCP Team Member)


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Susanna Maria Rose Headstone/ Memorial to Minna and Willie her children