William Kington FYFFE

BA (Camb) 1885, MA (Camb), MB BCh (Camb) 1890, LCA (Lond) 1890, MRCP (Lond) 1893, MD (Lond)

Born Dublin 25 Mar 1863                                Died Wellington 26 Apr 1920

Educated at Clifton College and at Caius College, Cambridge

W K Fyffe

Acland Prize in Clinical Medicine, St Georges Hospital Medical School

Assistant HP and Assistant Registrar, St Georges Hospital 1891

HP, St Georges Hospital, London 1892-1893

Pathology and Medical Registrar, City of London Hospital for Diseases of the Chest, Victoria Park 1894

HP and Medical Registrar, St Georges Hospital 1895

Medical Registrar, St Georges Hospital 1896

West end practice for a time until poor health prompted him to emigrate.


First registered as a medical practitioner in NZ 29 Dec 1896.

Established private practice in Wellington.


Organist & choirmaster, St Peters Church for 20 years.


Honorary Pathologist, Wellington Hospital 1898 - 1902

Appointed Sanitary Commissioner, Wellington District in 1900, at the time of a plague scare

photograph courtesy Home of Compassion, Wellington

Honorary Visiting Physician, Wellington Hospital 1912 - 1919

WW1 service, Major NZMC, wounded at Gallipoli


Obituary: NZMJ 1920 19:155

Last updated 2 June 2022.