Patrick Francis McEVEDY

MB BS (Lond) 1906, MRCS (Eng) LRCP (Lond) 1906

Born Southbridge, Canterbury NZ 17 Mar 1880              Died Wellington 2 Mar 1935

P McEvedy

Educated St Patrick's College, Wellington.

Medical studies at Guy's Hospital, London

Arthur Durham and Hilton prizes in anatomy; acted as an anatomy demonstrator for 1 year

HS, Guy's Hospital 1907 - 1908

Captain of the Guy's Rugby team. Toured Australia and New Zealand with a British rugby team in 1904 & as vice-captain of an Anglo-Welsh team in 1908

First registered as a medical practitioner in NZ 8 Feb 1909, commencing practice in Wellington at 158 Willis St.

Honorary Physician, Wellington Hospital 1912 - 1914

In his private practice, he was a surgeon

Medical Officer, Wellington City Council


photograph courtesy Crown Studios Collection PAColl-7056, Alexander Turnbull Library

Very active in rugby, boxing, cricket and racing administration in Wellington, and at one time was President of the NZ Rugby Union.


Obituary: NZMJ 1935 34:137

Last updated 29 October 2016.