Rosina Mary Edmunds
EDMUNDS, ROSINA (ROSETTE) MARY (1900-1956), architect and town planner, was born on 31 May 1900 at Strathfield, Sydney, second of six children of native-born parents Walter Edmunds, barrister, and his wife Monica Victoria May, née McGrath. Educated at the Dominican Convent School, Strathfield, and the University of Sydney (B.A., 1921; B.Arch., 1924), Rosette—as she then styled herself—began working for the Sydney architect Clement Glancey. She was responsible for drawing plans for numerous churches and schools in Sydney, and in the country districts of New South Wales.
Having designed naval installations in the early years of World War II, in 1944 Edmunds became a field-officer for community activities with the Commonwealth Department of Post-war Reconstruction. In 1946 the Cumberland County Council appointed her as civic survey officer to assist in the preparation of a master plan for Sydney. Her job was 'to study social aspects of the ...Read more at the source website