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Alfred Temple PERKINS

MRCS (Eng) 1882, LRCP (Edin) 1882

Born Islington, London 1857            Died Wellington 21 Sep 1921

Medical training at Guy's Hospital

Assistant Surgeon, Royal Navy. Arrived in NZ as Ship's Surgeon on the SS Aorangi

First registered as a medical practitioner in NZ 28 Aug 1886

Initially practised in Patea for 9 years. Public Vaccinator for Waverley and for Patea 1887

Surgeon, Patea Hospital 1887 - 1895

Then visited England before returning to NZ, setting up practice in Newtown in 1896.

Honorary Physician, Wellington Hospital 1900 - 1904


Obituary: NZMJ 1921 20:303                         

cartoon courtesy Truth newspaper, 1917
Last updated 15 November 2018.