Biscuits in boxes, butter in pats

Judi Groves (Rose) writes about her grandfather ‘R.T.' Rose (Roland Thomas) My grandfather – or ‘R.T.’ as he was commonly known – owned the licensed grocer at 168 Ross Street. He was born in Brunswick in March 1893 and signed up for World War 1 … [Read more...]

Unhappy Ending

Roland Thomas Rose, Licensed Grocer of 168 Ross Street, Port Melbourne, the proud owner of his 'company' car. In the mid 1930's, some ten years after this photograph was taken, Roland was tragically killed in a car accident on the corner of Ross … [Read more...]

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