Collection RS50 - Medical and vital statistics

Index to RS50 Medical and vital statistics

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Medical and vital statistics


  • 1856 (Creation)

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1 file, 49 pp, plus 6 pp. tables

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Edward Swarbreck Hall (1805-1881) was a medical practitioner who arrived in Hobart in 1832 and held various government appointments as district surgeon in Brighton, Bothwell,
Westbury and midland towns. In 1853 he was appointed house surgeon to the Hobart Hospital from which he resigned in 1855 but held several other official appointments.
He campaigned for various health reforms. He was also a member of the Royal Society of Tasmania to which he gave addresses and presented copies of statistics he had prepared.
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Medical and vital statistics for 1856. Report and tables, with returns, prepared fer the Royal Society of Tasmania by Edward Swarbreck Hall

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

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Edward Swarbreck Hall : medical scientist and social reformer in colonial Tasmania / Haynes, Elsie Frances.
Thesis (UTAS) | 1976 -

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Dr Edward Swarbreck Hall : colonial medical scientist & moral activist / Carey Denholm & Stefan Petrow. Australian Scholarly Publishing Ltd | 2016 -

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Available at TAHO : Edward Swarbreck Hall and Family

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