Rosehill & Rosellas - correction

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Subject: Rosehill & Rosellas - correction
From: "Bob Forsyth" <>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2005 16:37:47 +1000
G'day all,
Thank you everybody for correcting me, again & again & again.
I had a touch of old-timers disease and did not write what I intended to say.
I posted a correction only 27 minutes later at 10.25am, which some list-members apparently have not received.
It said >>>
More info ! I was wrong !!
The bird was named after the suburb, which was named after G.Rose esq.
I quote from J.D.Macdonald's "Australian Birds, by Common Name, 1987"
From Rose-Hill ... where early colonists named local bird rose-hill parakeet (and other popular names) adopted by Gould
... These other names included rose-hill, rose-hiller, rose-hill parakeet, rose-hill parrot.
So, G.Rose esq. by default had a bird named after him.
Please .. no more corrections .. I have got the message.
Regards from
Bob Forsyth
Mount Isa, NW Qld.
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