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Biographical entry Jeanneret, Henry (1802 - 1886)

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Born
31 December 1802
London, England
Died
17 June 1886
Cheltenham, England
Occupation
Dentist and Surgeon

Summary

Dr Henry Jeanneret was a surgeon, dentist and superintendent of indigenous Australians. Born in London, England, on the 31st December 1802 Dr Jeanneret began his medical studies as an apprentice to an Oxford surgeon. Dr Jeanneret then continued further education at the University of Paris, the City Dispensary and the University of Edinburgh.
In 1829 Dr Jeanneret moved to and established a dental and surgical practice in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, producing the first dental publication in Sydney as well as giving public lectures on chemistry in the early 1830s. In 1842 Dr Jeanneret was appointed Superintendent of Aboriginals in Flinders Island a position which he lost, was reinstated too, then lost again before leaving Australia to return to London in 1851 where he died in 1886.

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1817 - 1822
Education - Apprentice to Oxford Surgeon
1823
Education - University of Paris
1824
Education - The City Dispensary
1825
Education - University of Edinburgh

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