David Lloyd CLAY

MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond) 1895

Born Holyhead, Wales October 1872                        Died Wellington 2 Oct 1935

Educated at Victoria College, Manchester and at St Thomas's Hospital, London

HS positions at the Manchester Royal Infirmary and at the Bootle General Hospital in Lancashire

Then worked as a ship's surgeon, making four trips East, before coming to NZ as ship's surgeon on the RMS 'Gothic' in 1900

Practised initially in Otaki. Returned to England in 1907 for postgraduate training, attending a course at the West London Hospital

On return to NZ, settled in Wellington, acquiring a large general practice, in which he specialised in obstetrics and abdominal surgery.

Honorary physician, Wellington Hospital 1915 - 1916, and 1919 - 1920


Obituary: NZMJ 1935 34:404

Last updated 29 October 2016.