Publications

 

The Society has published a number of publications which can be purchased. 

It also sells other publications relating to the Parramatta area, produced by various members.

Pricing

Prices below are in Australian Dollars – GST is not charged as it is not applicable.

Please add costs for Postage and Handling – these are for within Australia – Overseas is extra so please email for quote.

Heavier books, etc. are indicated as POA (price on application), as prices vary widely depending on delivery address – please email for quote.

Society Members receive a 5% discount for purchases of Society publications, other than those marked for sale at Special reduced rate.

How to purchase

Society Publications

Cover

Cost

Plus P/H

Total

Herstory                                                        

(covers the lives of some Parramatta Female Factory women, the background to establishing female factories, and aspects of their operation). 

-       50pp, A4, paperback, contents and illustrated.          

$ 15.00 $ 4.50 $ 19.50

Journal No. 1                                                          (Available on CD as Reprint sold out)

(originally published in 1918, reprinted in 2005 and produced on CD in 2011)

-       Historical aspects of Parramatta and its people

-       114pp in A4 format, indexed – CD in PDF format               

                                                                 (view CONTENTS)                

$ 15.00

$ 3.30

$18.30

Journal No. 3                                                         (Available on CD as Reprint sold out)

(originally published in 1926, reprinted in 2004 and produced on CD in 2011)

-       Historical aspects of Parramatta and its people

-       149pp in A4 format, indexed – CD in PDF format               

                                                                 (view CONTENTS)           

$ 15.00

$ 3.30

$18.30

Journal Nos. 4 (1935), 5 (1991), 6 (1995)

-       Historical aspects of Parramatta and its people

-       Available all on the one CD

-       No. 4 - 239pp, No 5. - 49pp, No. 6 - 56pp

                                                                        (view CONTENTS)

   $15.00 $3.30 $18.30

Journal No. 7

(originally published in 2004)

-       Historical aspects of Parramatta and its people

-       159pp in A5 format, indexed, paperback cover               

                                                                 (view CONTENTS)               

$ 5.00

$ 6.50

$11.50

Journal No. 8

(originally published in 2006)

-       Historical aspects of Parramatta and its people

-       163pp in A5 format, indexed, paperback cover               

                                                                 (view CONTENTS)       

$ 5.00

$ 6.50

$11.50

Journal No. 9

(originally published in 2013)

-       Historical aspects of Parramatta and its people

-       195pp in A5 format, indexed, paperback cover        (view CONTENTS)           (view COVER)

$ 10.00

$ 6.50

$16.50

Hambledon Cottage: The Cottage on the Plain 

(Launched December 2013)

(gives the history of cottage, its occupants, restoration work and some images of items in the collection

and the garden)

·        30pp in A5 format, paperback cover, full colour

                                                                                                               

$ 5.00

$ 3.50

$8.50

James Houison: Parramatta’s Forgotten Architect

(covers the life and achievements of James Houison [1800-1876]

·        236pp in A4 format, paperback cover, illustrated, indexed with endnotes

                                                                 (view CONTENTS)            

$ 5.00

$ 12.25
(Sydney)

$ 13.00

(NSW)

$ 14.00

(Interstate)

$17.25 - 19.00

James Jervis (1884-1963) Parramatta Historian

(short biography and bibliography)

·        8pp, paperback cover

$ 3.00


$3.30

 

$6.30

All Saints and Old Wesleyan Cemetery Book

(originally published in 2007)

(covers cemetery history and headstones/memorial inscriptions)

·        220pp, 24cm x 17.5cm, paperback cover, indexed

                                                                                                                  (view COVER)

$ 5.00

$ 7.00

$12.00

Mays Hill Cemetery Book

(originally published in 1996)

(covers cemetery history and headstones/memorial inscriptions)

·        264pp, 24cm x 17.5cm, paperback cover, indexed 

                                                                                                                  (view COVER)

$ 5.00

$ 12.25
(Sydney)

$ 13.50

(NSW)

$ 14.00

(Interstate)

$17.25 - $19.00

Parramatta Pioneer Register: Foundation to Federation

(originally printed in 2000 and produced on CD in 2011)  

                                                                                     (Available on CD as Reprint sold out)

(gives genealogical and biographical details of Parramatta’s early settlers)

·        293pp, indexed on CD in PDF format 

                                                                                                                  (view COVER)


$ 15.00

 

$ 3.30

$18.30

Parramatta Pioneer Register: Settlement to 1920

(gives genealogical and biographical details of Parramatta’s early settlers)

·        300pp in A4 format, paperback cover, indexed   

                                                                                                                  (view COVER)

 

$ 5.00

$ 14.00

$19.00

Parramatta Packet Newsletter

(issued by Family History Group)

·        3 copies issued per year  

                                                                                                                  (view COVER)
 

$ 12.00

(per year)

Included

$12.00

Parramatta Packet Index

(covers from Vol.1 [1995] to Vol. 9 [2003]


$ 3.00
 


$ 2.00
 
$5.50

Parramatta Packet Index

(covers from Vol.10 [2004]

     
$ 1.00

$2.00

$ 3.00

St Johns Cemetery Book 

(published 1991, covers cemetery history and details inscriptions on headstones and memorials. 

235pp, 24cm x 17.5cm, paperback, indexed

                                                                                                                 (view COVER)

$ 25.00

$ 12.25

(NSW)

$ 14.00

(Interstate)

$37.25 - $39.00

The Soldiers Memorial, Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta

(produced by Enid Turbit, 2016)

(covers biographical details and newspaper articles of all 122 soldiers on the Memorial

·        183pp in A4 format, paperback cover)

$20.00 $14.00 $34.00

Other Publications

 

 

Carlingford: Now and Then

(produced by Pam Trimmer in 2006)

(covers buildings and their residents along Pennant Hills Road, Carlingford)

·        172pp in A4 format, paperback cover, illustrated, indexed with footnotes

$ 30.00

$ 12.25
(Sydney)

$ 13.50

(NSW)

$ 14.00

(Interstate)

$42.25 - 44.00

In Search of Pennant Hills

(produced by Trevor Patrick, James Symes and Andrew Tink in 2007)

(covers the history of the settlements known as Pennant Hills, 1788-1906)

·        208pp, 30cm x 23cm, hardback cover, illustrated, indexed with endnotes

 

$ 60.00

$ 14.00

$74.00

The History of Pubs in Parramatta

(produced by Gary Carter in 2016)

95pp, paperback cover, illustrated

(covers history of hotels in Parramatta)

$ 22.00 $ 7.00 $ 29.00

A House Reborn

(published by Elizabeth Plimmer and Ellen Errey in 1991)

(covers the story of William Swann of Elizabeth Farm House, Parramatta)

·        120pp, 20.5cm x 14.5cm, paperback cover, illustrated, 

$ 10.00 $ 6.50 $ 16.50

Northmead: Between Two Councils

(produced by Pam Trimmer in 2009)

(covers history of Northmead)

·        147pp in A4 format, paperback cover, illustrated, indexed with footnotes and

           bibliography

 30.00

$ 12.00
(Sydney)

$ 13.00

(NSW)

$ 13.50

(Interstate

$42.00 -43.50

Parramatta: A town caught in time, 1870

(published by Shylie and Ken Brown with Carol Liston and Robert Irving in 1995)
(covers a large selection of reproduced photographs and background details of properties
in the main streets of Parramatta in 1870).
138pp, size 22cm wide x 26cm high, hard cover, contents, index, photographs and text

$25.00 $14.00 $39.00

Parramatta & District Pictorial History

(produced by John McClymont and Terry Kass, New updated edition 2015,

provides a pictorial history of Parramatta from pre-European settlement)

140pp, 28cm x 21cm x 1cm, paperwork cover, illustrated, indexed, chronology of Parramatta

$25.00


$14.00


$39.00

Street Names of Pennant Hills

(produced by Trevor Patrick)

(covers the background to the naming of streets in Pennant Hills and the surrounding suburbs of Beecroft, Cheltenham, Cherrybrook, Thornleigh, Westleigh and West Pennant Hills)

·        136pp in A5 format, paperback cover, indexed)

 

$ 20.00

$ 6.50

$ 26.50

What became of Parramatta Domain?

(produced by Pam Trimmer in 2005)

(covers Parramatta Park, Northmead, Old Toongabbie, Toongabbie, Westmead, Winston Hills and Wentworthville)

·        160pp in A4 format, paperback cover, illustrated, indexed with footnotes

 

$ 30.00

$ 7.00

$37.00

William and Elizabeth Swann, 1904-1968

(published by Elizabeth Plimmer and Ellen Errey in 1991)

(covers the story of William Swann of Elizabeth Farm

 

$ 2.50

$ 2.50

$5.00

William Woolls - A most useful colonist

(produced by Lionel Gilbert in 1985)

·        138pp, 248mm x 177mm format, hardback with dustcover, indexed, illustrated

$5.00

$12.25
(Sydney)

$13.50
(NSW)

$14.00
(Interstate)

$17.25 to $19.00

Wind and Watermills of Parramatta

(produced by Olga Tatrai in 1994)

(covers history of water and windmills in Parramatta)

·        108pp, 24.5cm x 18cm, paperback cover, illustrated, indexed with endnotes

                                                                                                               
                                                                                                            

 

$ 15.00

$ 7.00

$22.00

Women Transported

(produced by Parramatta Heritage Centre & Western Sydney University in 2008)

(reveals stories of female convicts and female factories in Australia)

·        104pp, 26cm x 21cm, paperback cover, illustrated, indexed

$ 20.00 $ 7.00 $ 27.00

 

 

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