John Springthorpe

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John William Springthorpe
Born(1855-08-29)August 29, 1855
Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
DiedApril 22, 1933(1933-04-22) (aged 77)
Richmond, Victoria, Australia
  • Annie Constance Marie Inglis (married 1887-1897)
  • Daisie Evelyn Johnstone (married 1916-1933)
  • John Springthorpe
  • Hannah, née Newell

John William Springthorpe (1855-1933) was an Australian physician. He was the first Australian graduate to become a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London.[1]

The Springthorpe Memorial[2] at Boroondara General Cemetery was constructed in memory of his wife Annie, who died during childbirth in 1897.

See also[edit]

  • Springthorpe, John William, Springthorpe medical diary of the war, 1914-1920, with addenda, 1926, retrieved 13 January 2015


  1. ^ Egan, Brian (1990). "Springthorpe, John William (1855–1933)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. 12. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Springthorpe Memorial, Boroondara General Cemetery, Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number H0522, Heritage Overlay HO64". Victorian Heritage Database. Heritage Victoria.