Br Edmund Rice - founder of the Christian Brothers.

Rice Bourke
Named after the Bourke family who lived in Launceston at the beginning of the 20th century. The family left property and shares to the Church and were one of the greatest benefactors of Sacred Heart College and St Patrick's College. Messrs Thomas BourkeConnolly and P Sheehan were co-founders and principal benefactors to the establishment of St Patrick's College in York Street.

Rice Chisholm
Caroline Chisholm (1808-1877), was a philanthropist who established an organisation to assist poor and stranded women immigrants to find work and support during the depression years of the 1840s.