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Biographical entry Jackson, Ernest Sandford (1860 - 1938)

18 July 1860
Sandford, Victoria, Australia
29 June 1938
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Physician and Medical historian


Ernest Jackson went into private practice in Queensland in 1898 and was a physician at the Brisbane Hospital. He served on various government and professional bodies and wrote on the history of sea exploration and medicine.

Archival resources

Queensland State Archives

  • Ernest Sandford Jackson - Records, 1899, HOS 1/D13; Queensland State Archives. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Conference Papers

  • Pearn, John; Parker, Neville and Kenny, Geoffrey, 'Ernest Sandford Jackson: Pioneer Surgeon, Early Medical Historian and Champion of Public Health in Australia', in Reflections on Medical History and Health in Australia. Third National Conference on Medical History and Health in Australia edited by Harold Attwood and Geoffrey Kenny (Melbourne: University of Melbourne, Medical History Unit, 1986), pp. 1-18.. Details

Edited Books

  • Parker, Neville and Pearn, John eds, Ernest Sandford Jackson: the Life and Times of a Pioneer Australian Surgeon (Brisbane: Australian Medical Association [Queensland Branch] and Department of Child Health, University of Que, 1987), 370 pp. Details


McCarthy, G.J.