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Family of Alexander Ross MANSON and Rosa Anne COOPER

Husband: Alexander Ross MANSON (1835- )
Wife: Rosa Anne COOPER (1842-1908)
Children: Elsie Agnes MANSON (1883-1972)
Marriage 19 Apr 1874 Goangra, near Walgett, NSW, Australia1,2

Husband: Alexander Ross MANSON

Name: Alexander Ross MANSON3,4
Sex: Male
Father: Alexander MANSON (1800?- )
Mother: Jane ROSS (1800?- )
Birth 1835 Old Meldrum, Aberdeenshire, Scotland1
Occupation Station Superintendant

Wife: Rosa Anne COOPER

Name: Rosa Anne COOPER
Sex: Female
Father: George Augustus COOPER (bef1817- )
Mother: Elizabeth GILBERT (1818?- )
Birth Q3 1842 Lambeth, Surrey5,6
Christening 7 Apr 1847 (age 4) Islington, Middlesex7
St Paul Canonbury, Islington, Middlesex
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 8) Islington, Middlesex8
34 Arlington Square, Islington, Middlesex
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 18) Islington, Middlesex5
36, Park Street, Islington, Middlesex
Death 1908 (age 65-66) Ryde, NSW, Australia1

Child 1: Elsie Agnes MANSON


Elsie Agnes MANSON


Elsie Agnes MANSON


Elsie Agnes MANSON


Spouse: Charles Ernest LONG


Spouse: Charles Ernest LONG

Name: Elsie Agnes MANSON1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Charles Ernest LONG (1881-1957)
Birth 1883 Narrabri, NSW, Australia1
Death 1972 (age 88-89) Gosford, NSW, Australia1

Note on Husband: Alexander Ross MANSON

1841 Census:


1841 Scotland Census 1841 Scotland Census

Name: Alexander Manson

Age: 6

Estimated Birth Year: abt 1835

Gender: Male

Where born: Aberdeenshire, Scotland


Civil Parish: Oldmeldrum

County: Aberdeenshire

Address: Kilblean

Parish Number: 229

Neighbors: View others on page

Household Members: Name Age

Alexander Manson 40

Jane Manson 40

John Manson 11

Margaret Manson 9

Agnes Manson 7

Alexander Manson 6

David Manson 3

James Manson 1

Elisabeth Gray 15

Marjory Gray 30

Isabel Gray 24





Source Citation: Parish: Oldmeldrum; ED: 7; Page: 5; Line: 460; Roll: CSSCT1841_34-0459; Year: 1841.


Source Information: 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Note on Wife: Rosa Anne COOPER

I have found that she arrived in Australia on 6 October 1871.

She married a Alexander Ross Manson in 1874.

Alexander was Scottish and I am still searching to find out when he arrived.1


1Karen Kenyon, "Karen Kenyon's Family Tree".
Information suppled to Graham Hoadly from Karen Kenyon (whose husband is the GG Grandson of Rosa Anne Cooper.).
Graham Hoadly.
2Marriage certificate.
Text From Source: Marriage certificate (GRO St Catherine's House)
Assessment: Primary evidence.
St Catherine's House.
4Karen Kenyon, "Karen Kenyon's Family Tree".
Information suppled to Graham Hoadly from Karen Kenyon (whose husband is the GG Grandson of Rosa Anne Cooper.).
Assessment: Questionable.
Graham Hoadly.
5"Census 1861 (George Augustus Cooper) Islington, Middlesex RG9/125/74/19".
Text From Source: George A. Cooper Head 44 Middlesex Chelsea
Elizabeth Cooper Wife 43 Lincolnshire, Searle
Rosa A. Cooper Dau 18 Surrey, Lambeth
Thomas G. Cooper Son 17 Middlesex, St Martins in the Fields
Katherine E. Cooper Dau 15 Middlesex, Islington
Juliet Cripps Serv 18 Middlesex Kingsland [General Servant]
Assessment: Primary evidence.
6"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website:" (Internet). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: Name: Cooper, Rosa Anne
Record Type: Births
Quarter: September
Year: 1842
District: Newington
County: London Surrey
Volume: 4
Page: 347
Internet. Call Number: (electronic).
7"Rose Ann & George Thomas Cooper baptism". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Ancestry. Web:

Source: Rose Ann & George Thomas Cooper baptism, Rose Ann & George Thomas Cooper 1847

8"Census 1851 (George Augustus Cooper) Islington, Middlesex H107/1502/97/44".
Text From Source: George A. Cooper Head 34 Assistant Clerk Chelsea Middlesex
Elizabeth Cooper Wife 37 Searle Lincoln
Rosa A. Cooper Daur 8 Walworth Surrey
George T. Cooper Daur 7 St Martin's Middlesex
Catherine E. CooperDaur 5 Islington Middlesex
Mary A. Cook Serv 18 St Lukes Middlesex
Assessment: Primary evidence.