Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

George Henry Abbott (1867–1942)

The death has occurred of Dr. George Henry Abbott, of Stanhope Road, Killara.

Dr. Abbott was 75 years old, and at various times had held many important positions. He had been associated with Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, South Sydney Hospital, and the Western Suburbs Hospital. In 1908-9 he was president of the New South Wales branch of the British Medical Association and in 1909 was president of the Australasian Medical Congress.

Dr. Abbott was a foundation Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and had been a member of the Senate of Sydney University, chairman of the council of the Women's College, Sydney University, president of the Royal Australian Historical Society, a Fellow of the Royal Numismatic Society of London, and a member of the Australian Association of Numismatists.

Original publication

Citation details

'Abbott, George Henry (1867–1942)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 16 April 2024.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2024