Rosetta (Rose) Rhodes

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Rosetta (Rose) Rhodes (Moorhouse)

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: New Zealand
Death: 1932 (65)
London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James William Moorhouse and Emily Moorhouse
Wife of Arthur Edgar Gravenor Rhodes OBE
Mother of Tahu Rhodes and Maire Hutton
Sister of Effie Moorhouse; Mabel Moorhouse and Katherine Laing-Meason

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About Rosetta (Rose) Rhodes

Rosetta Rhodes, niece of William Sefton Moorhouse, pictured here in 1901, married Arthur Edgar Gravenor Rhodes at a “very fashionably attended wedding” celebrated in Waimate on 10 February, 1892. Source: The Weekly Press, 8 May 1901. Image: Christchurch City Libraries

She was the youngest daughter of James William Moorhouse, who in turn was brother of William Sefton Moorhouse, the second Superintendent of Canterbury Province. The Rhodes had two children.

Their son, Arthur Tahu Gravenor (Tahu) Rhodes, was born on 2 August 1893. He served in World War I in Gallipoli and Egypt, before he was released due to ill health. On 24 January 1916, he married Helen Cecil Olive Plunket, the daughter of The Lord Plunket, who had been Governor of New Zealand in 1904–1910. Tahu Rhodes died on 11 March 1947.

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Rosetta (Rose) Rhodes's Timeline

November 11, 1866
New Zealand
August 2, 1893
Age 26
Christchurch, New Zealand
July 23, 1894
Age 27
Te Koraha, New Zealand
Age 65
London, England