Famous People from Rosebud
Rosebud is a big beach-side centre in front of Port Phillip on the Mornington Peninsula, located between the Dromana and Rye. The township was named after the English schooner that was driven on shore in 1855, a shorter distance to the west of where the Rosebud Pier currently is located. Rosebud offers secure swimming beaches beside its incessant sandy bay coastline stretch, with the focus being Rosebud Pier which it situated at the opposite side of Jetty Road and expands around 300 meters into the water. Rosebud offers for its visitors an ample of sporting activities. In addition to a number of golf courses in Rosebud itself, additional can be found at short drive inland at Boneo and Fingal. Rosebud is as well abode to several big sports reserves together with Trueman Road Recreational Reserve and Olympic Park.A prominent characteristic of bay foreshore of Rosebud’ is a lack of any commercial growth. The majority of the region connecting the Point Nepean Road coastal route and the beach comprises of parkland, community facilities, and camping areas surrounded by bushland sections. A few of the famous people from Rosebud area includes Judith Cock, William John Ferrier and Arthur Boyd.
Judith Mavis Durham is a famous Australian musician and singer who in 1963 became the lead vocalist for The Seekers, an Australian most popular folk music group. Judith from her birth till 1949 spent her summer holidays at weatherboard house of her family on the Durham Place west side in Rosebud. There is a story which is being circulated that the lyrics of song “Morningtown Ride” were prompted by these holidays and the close by Mornington town.
Arthur Boyd was a foremost Australian painter of the late twentieth century. His work ranges from impressionist depictions of landscape of Australian to simply expressionist figuration, and a lot of canvases attribute both. One of Arthur’s paintings from his younger days was of the Burnham’s’ jetty at the Boneo Rd end; it is replicated in “On the Road to Rosebud” by Peter Wilson’s besides the jetty photos. Recently it was discovered in the course of title documents that the cottage of Boyd is yet situated at 62 Rosebud Pde.
William John Ferrier became a national and worldwide hero subsequent to a brave rescue of 2 of the 7 crew men in 1905 at Warrnambool’s Lady Bay. For a time he hold possession of 858 Pt Nepean Rd prior to shifting to Queenscliff, designating his in Beach St house as “Rosebud”.
On the southern Peninsula, Rosebud has become one of its major town having a shopping centre and wide-ranging facilities in sporting. With time it has become residence to an ever-increasing number of permanent inhabitants, together with ‘sea change’ retirees. In the most recent five years new housing estates have developed, together with the South of Rosebud, the Peninsula Sands Estate which is the home to several younger families. Rosebud is famous for its fresh produce and there are several market growers in the region, together with the Sunny Ridge Strawberry Farm that lets people to choose their own strawberries.