Administrative staff, Rockhampton Hospitals’ Board, 1939
Title Administrative staff, Rockhampton Hospitals’ Board, 1939
Description The Rockhampton Hospitals’ Board had been established by the Queensland Government in 1925 to oversee the amalgamation of publicly funded hospitals in the region under a single management structure. Mr William Thomson, a Rockhampton public accountant and company director was appointed as part-time secretary to the Board at its inception in 1925 and served in the role until 18 Jul 1941. This photograph. taken on a stairway at the front of the original hospital building, shows the entire Hospitals’ Board administrative team on 13 Jul 1939. They are (Front Row, from left) Mr William Thomson (aged 66), Miss Doris Hallett, Miss Anita Joy Lamberton; (Back row): Miss Ann Fitzpatrick (Patient records) and Mr William Ross Thomson. The latter is Mr Thomson’s 21-year old son, who was appointed as Acting Secretary from December 1938 until June 1939 while Mr Thomson dealt with a period of serious illness.
Image Number 439
Publisher Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.
Source (Original) Donated by Diana Thomson, Grandaughter of William Thomson
Subject Fitzpatrick, Ann
Subject Hallett, Doris
Subject Lamberton, Anita Joy
Subject Thomson, William
Subject Thomson, William Ross
Coverage - Spatial Rockhampton Hospital, Rockhampton, Queensland
Coverage - Time 13 Jul 1939
Format of Original photographic print: b&w 66 mm x 108 mm; scan .tif 780 x 1272 pixels
Digital Format image/jpeg
Rights This image is provided for the purpose of private study and research and must not be reproduced without the permission of the Australian Country Hospital Heritage Association Inc.