Lisa Murray, Sydney Cemeteries: A Field Guide

Lisa Murray, Sydney Cemeteries, A Field Guide  NewSouth, Sydney, 2016, paperback $34.99 Written by Dr Lisa Murray (the City of Sydney Historian, the Dictionary’s former chair, a Dictionary author and one of our regular radio presenters on 2SER), with gorgeous...

Housekeeping

As of December 2016, the Dictionary of Sydney office is no longer based at Benledi House on Glebe Point Road. We are sad to be leaving our fellow Benledi residents and this great community, and encourage you all to head down Glebe Point Road to check out the newly...

Sydney’s Lost Cemeteries

We’re very excited here at Dictionary HQ this week as Dr Lisa Murray (our former chair, Dictionary contributor, City of Sydney Historian, renowned taphophile and absolute all-round legend) has just launched her book Sydney Cemeteries: A Field Guide (published by...

Inscriptions from our past

This week on 2SER Breakfast, Nic talked to a special guest of the Dictionary. Peter Hobbins is an historian of science, technology and medicine at the University of Sydney (who has recently written an entry for the Dictionary on naturalist JS Bray – stay tuned...