Born London 25 Jul 1822 Died Wellington 16 Feb 1908
Educated at Bow Grammar School and Merchant Tailors' School, London
London Hospital graduate
For several years practised in London, in partnership with his brother, Dr John W Tripe.
Took an active part in the philanthropic movement of the Earl of Shaftesbury and was honorary physician to the first Shoe-Black Brigade.
Arrived New Zealand 26 Dec 1858 at Port Chalmers on the SS Gloucester and settled in Rangiora. Appointed Registrar, Births Deaths and Marriages 1864
Left Rangiora in 1871 for Picton. Provincial Surgeon and Immigration Commissioner for Marlborough until 1878, then moved to Wellington.
Practiced in Upper Willis Street
Honorary Consulting Physician, Wellington Hospital 1900 - 1903
Honorary Anaesthetist, Wellington Hospital 1903
Obituary: NZMJ 1908 6:49