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Aspinall, Jessie Strahorn (1880 - 1953)

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Born: 10 December 1880  Forbes, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 25 August 1953  Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia.
Jessie Strahorn Aspinall was the first female junior medical officer at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital 1906. She later went into private practice. In 1941 she gave Berida, her house at Bowral and three acres of land, to the Red Cross; it was used as a convalescent home for ex-servicermen.

Career Highlights

c. 1905Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Master of Surgery (ChM) completed at the University of Sydney
1906 - 1907First female junior medical resident officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1907Junior House Surgeon at the General Hospital in Hobart
1908Resident Medical Officer at the Women's Hospital in Crown Street, Sydney
1908 - 1953Life-Governor of the Women's Hospital
1909 - 1915Private practice in Sydney


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 29 January 2007

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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