Landowner's wife

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Arabella Phipps

Other names: 
Her married surname was Rose.
Dates: 
c1779- 9 Nov 1806

Arabella Phipps was the daughter of Isaac Phipps, paymaster-general in the West Indies, and his wife Rebecca Dodd. On 16 July 1799 in London she married Hugh Rose, whose father had been parish minister at Tain. Hugh Rose and his brother both became wealthy in the West Indies, Hugh for a time working for Arabella Phipps father.

Hugh Rose bought an estate in Ross-shire close to his childhood home. He built a small village and named it Arabella after his wife. The couple had one child, a daughter Rebecca.

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