In 1753 he accepted the curacy of Durley, and in 1757 he was a candidate for the provostship of Oriel, but failed to secure election.
Pleased with his success, the canons at Noyon gave him the curacy of St Martin de Marteville in September 1527.
Early in 1842, after a few months' rest, he accepted a curacy in Cheltenham, which he retained for upwards of four years.
In 1827 Rose was collated to the prebend of Middleton; in 1830 he accepted the rectory of Hadleigh, Suffolk, and in 1833 that of Fairsted, Essex, and in 1835 the perpetual curacy of St Thomas's, Southwark.
He was educated at King's College, London, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, and was ordained in 1860 to a curacy at Alrewas, near Rugeley.