Born Sudbury, Derbyshire 27 Sep 1850 Died Lower Hutt 15 Jul 1934
Grandson of the 5th Lord Vernon of Sudbury Hall
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.
First registered as a medical practitioner in NZ 12 Nov 1891. Purchased the practice of the late Dr W G Kemp.
Honorary Visiting Physician, Wellington Hospital 1893 - 1897
Honorary Visiting Surgeon, Wellington Hospital 1898 - 1903
CMO AMP Society for 39 years
Founding Director, The Dominion Newspaper
Retired from medical practice in 1930.
photograph courtesy NZ Medical Journal
Obituary NZMJ 1934 33:246