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Biographical entry Watkins, George (1848 - 1916)

Born
November 1848
Hereford, United Kingdom
Died
12 July 1916
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Pharmacist and Naturalist

Summary

George Watkins ran a pharmacy in Queen Street Brisbane for many years and is known to have written at least one article for The Chemist and Druggist of Australasia. He also studied natural history and collected botanical specimens.

Details

Events

1867
Life event - Migrated to Australia (Brisbane)
c. 1867 - c. 1886
Career position - Dispenser at the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum
1894 - 1912
Career position - President of the Pharmacy Board for nine periods

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Watkins, George, 'Notes on the Proposed Colonial Addendum (to the British Pharmacopoeia)', The Chemist and Druggist of Australasia, vol. 14, 1899, pp. 65-67. Details

Online Resources

Annette Alafaci