Francis Rose

1656 - 20th Nov 1720


Son of Thomas Rose (1619-1677) and his wife Francesse Fisher. Brother to Fulke (1644-1694) and Thomas (1649-1679). From Mickleton, Gloucestershire.

Owner of Burton's, Savanna (or Old Works) and Rose Hall (or New Works), Bagnall's Thicket (later The Decoy), land in Halfway Tree and two houses in Spanish Town, all of which he bequeathed to his son Thomas for life, thereafter to his son's children; in default of legitimate heirs he bequeathed the life interest to his wife Elizabeth and thence to his nephew John Rose, a merchant of London.


Vere Langford Oliver, Caribbeana being miscellaneous papers relating to the history, genealogy, topography, and antiquities of the British West Indies (6 vols., London, Mitchell, Hughes and Clarke, 1910-1919) Vol. V pp. 130-135.

Michael Craton and James Walvin, A Jamaican Plantation. The History of Worthy Park 1670-1970 (W.H. Allen, London and New York, 1970) pp. 54-55.

Anne M. Powers, 'Descendants of Thomas Rose', [accessed 30/03/2015].

Further Information

Elizabeth Coxon
Elizabeth (1683-), Thomas (1689-1724), Francis

Associated Estates (2)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
- 20/11/1720 [ED] → Owner
- 1720 [EY] → Owner

Relationships (3)

Husband → Wife
Father → Son
Uncle → Nephew

Addresses (1)

Mickleton, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England