George Edward ANSON
MA (Cantab), MB BS (Cantab) MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond) MD (Cantab)
Born Sudbury, Derbyshire 27/9/1850 Died Lower Hutt 15/07/1934
Grandson of the 5th Lord Vernon of Sudbury Hall
BA (Cantab) 1874, MA (Cantab) 1878, MB BS (Cantab) 1889, MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond) 1889, MD (Cantab) 1890
Educated at Eton, and Trinity College, Cambridge. Sailed to NZ to join a friend who was farming there. Began a career in farming, but after a few years, accepted the post of second Master at Wanganui Collegiate, where he remained until 1883.
Returned to England to complete his medical studies. House Surgeon at St Thomas's
Hospital. Worked as a ship's doctor before settling in Wellington in 1891.
Honorary Visiting Physician, Wellington Hospital 1893 - 1897
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Obituary: NZMJ 1934 33:246