Judith Dunn

JUDITH DUNN OAM, FPDHS is a local historian, tour guide, sought-after public speaker, and educator who received an Order of Australia medal for services to history and heritage and holds a Parramatta and District Historical Society Fellowship for researching and recording Parramatta history (FPDHS). Judith has authored seven books, five of which are on the Parramatta Cemeteries, including St. John’s. Judith is the President of the local community group, the Friends of St. John’s Cemetery, Parramatta, which manages the conservation of the cemetery itself, and has held the position since the organisation formed in 2016.


Publications

  • Colonial Ladies: Lovely, Lively, and Lamentably Loose: Crime Reports from the Sydney Morning Herald Relating to the Female Factory, Parramatta, 1831–1835, (Winston Hills, NSW: Judith Dunn, 2008).
  • Sites and Crimes on Sydney’s Waterfront, (Parramatta: Parramatta and District Historical Society, 1992), with Rosemarie Morris.
  • The Parramatta Cemeteries: All Saints and Wesleyan, (Parramatta: Parramatta and District Historical Society, 2007).
  • The Parramatta Cemeteries: Mays Hill, (Parramatta: Parramatta and District Historical Society, 1996).
  • The Parramatta Cemeteries: St. John’s, (Parramatta: Parramatta and District Historical Society, 1991).
  • The Parramatta Cemeteries: St. Patrick’s, (Parramatta: Parramatta and District Historical Society, 1988).
  • The Parramatta Cemeteries: St. Paul’s, Carlingford including Private and Demolished Cemeteries, (Parramatta: Parramatta and District Historical Society, 2017), with Rosemarie Morris.

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