Browse Entries

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Biographical entry

  • Trove


  • Where are the Women in Australian Science?

Biographical entry Greig, Janet Lindsay (1874 - 1950)

8 August 1874
Broughty, Ferry, Scotland
18 October 1950
London, England
Physician and Anaesthetist
Alternative Names
  • Creig, Jenny


Janet Lindsay Greig was one of the founders of the Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne and one of the first woman anaesthetists in Victoria. She was an anaesthetist with various Melbourne hospitals including the Melbourne, Women's and Queen Victoria Hospitals.

Archival resources

Royal Australasian College of Surgeons

  • Janet Lindsay Greig - Records; Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Cambell, Ruth, 'Janet Lindsay Greig (1874-1950), Medical Practitioner', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dental Journal, vol. 9, Clarendon Press, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 101-103. Details
  • Campbell, Ruth; Barton Hack, J., 'Greig, Jane Stocks (Jean) (1872-1939)', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 9, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 101-102. Also available at Details

Journal Articles

  • Wilson, Gwen, 'Janet Lindsay Greig: a Pioneer', Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol. 13, no. 4, 1985, pp. 420-428. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.