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Edward George LEVINGE   MBE

BA, MB (Dublin) 1873, LRCSI (Dub) 1873, LM (Dub) 1879

Born Co Westmeath, Ireland 1852 Died Hanmer Springs 22/11/1929

Dr Levinge

Great grandson of 4th Baronet High Park, Westmeath

Educated at Trinity College, Dublin

Clinical Assistant, West Riding Asylum, Yorkshire; Assistant Medical Officer, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Assistant Medical Officer, Hants County Asylum;

Assistant Medical Officer & Deputy Medical Superintendent, Bristol Borough Asylum

Came to Wellington in 1884, and was appointed Medical Superintendent Mount, View Asylum (1884 - 1887).

In August 1885, he was given an additional appointment of Acting Medical Superintendent, Wellington Hospital, after the dismissal of Dr Chilton. He remained in that capacity for a few months until the appointment of Dr Kenny.

Medical Superintendent, Sunnyside Mental Hospital 1887 - 1904

Elected a Fellow of the Royal Colonial Institute in 1909. Awarded MBE in 1918

 

Obituary:  NZMJ 1930 29:50

Last updated 29 October 2016.