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Biographical entry Neild, James Edward (1824 - 1906)

6 July 1824
Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
17 August 1906
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Forensic pathologist and Journalist


James Neild was editor of the "Australian Medical Journal" 1863-1879 and Lecturer in Forensic Medicine, University of Melbourne 1865-1904.

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Archival resources

Australian Medical Association (Victorian Branch)

  • James Edward Neild - Records, 1848 - 1906; Australian Medical Association (Victorian Branch). Details

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • James Edward Neild - Records, 1824 - 1906, MS 8105; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources


  • Love, Harold, James Edward Neild: Victorian Virtuoso (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1990), 256 pp. Details

Book Sections

  • Gandevia, Bryan, 'Neild, James Edward (1824-1906), forensic pathologist, drama critic, medical ediotr and journalist' in Geological Survey, South Australia, Quarterly Geological Notes, Douglas Pike, ed., vol. 5 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1974), pp. 327-329. Details
  • Rutledge, Martha, 'Neild, John Cash (1846-1911)' in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle, eds, vol. 10 (Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 1986), pp. 672-673. Details

Journal Articles

  • Johnston, William, 'Dr. James Edward Neild and the Early History of the St. John Ambulance Association in Australia', Medical Journal of Australia, 2 (14) (1963), 563-569. Details


See also

McCarthy, G.J.