Dudley Mervyn Nunn, coal miner’s son

Dudley Mervyn Nunn, coal miner’s son

Dudley Nunn was the 15th and second longest-lived member of one of Ipswich’s many coal-mining families. His father Sid was one of the first generation of the Dinmore Nunn family that started in 1858 when David and Rachel Nunn arrived from Suffolk, England and...

Alma Nunn on the early days of Nunns’ paddock

When a young couple arrived at Dinmore, Ipswich, Queensland, in 1858, they were pioneers in a growing community. David and Rachel Nunn made a home at what became known as Nunns’ Paddock. One of their grand-daughters,¬† Alma Nellie Victoria Nunn¬†gave her...