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Biographical entry Crowther, Edward Lodewyk (1843 - 1931)

3 October 1843
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
9 August 1931
Oyster Cove, Tasmania, Australia
Surgeon and Horticulturalist


Edward Crowther, the son of W.L. Crowther, established his medical practice in Hobart in 1875. He made several prospecting expeditions to north-eastern Tasmania with little success but had extensive glass houses at his home in Hobart.

Archival resources

Archives Office of Tasmania

  • Edward Lodewyk Crowther - Records, 1843 - 1931, CSO 7/23/127; Archives Office of Tasmania. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Crowther, W.E.L., 'Aspects of the Life of a Colonial Surgeon: the Honourable W.L. Crowther, FRCS, CMZS., Sometime Premier of Tasmania', Medical Journal of Australia (1942), 770-773. Details


McCarthy, G.J.