|1882 'LOCAL NEWS.', Queanbeyan Age (NSW : 1867 - 1904), 18 April, p. 2, viewed 11 June, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article30678172|
Sadly, a doctor with experience as Medical Officer of the Leeds Fever Hospital opened a practice in Queanbeyan in the months after Esther's death - I wonder if his expertise would have been sought for her, had he arrived before her illness. Even if it had, it was likely that she would have succumbed to the infection regardless.
|1882 'Advertising.', Queanbeyan Age (NSW : 1867 - 1904), 12 September, p. 3, viewed 11 June, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article30679107|
Dr William David Bowkett, born in London in 1847, had been admitted as a Member of the Royal College of Surgeon's on 23 October 1873. He arrived in Sydney aboard the Darling Downs on 16 January 1881, as the ship's surgeon. His sister, Miss Jessie Bowkett, travelled with him.
|Unidentified 3916, Dr William D Bowkett, John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland|