Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Minett, Edward Pigott (1922-1931)

updated March 19, 2014.

d. October 5, 1935 Devon. MRCS; LRCP; DPH 1907 (Cantab.); trained at Guy’s Hospital; MD (Brussels) 1907; DTMH 1909. British Guiana, Assistant Government Bacteriologist 1910; Government Bacteriologist and Medical Officer of Health. Honorary Secretary and representative for British Guiana at the West Indian Medical Conference June 28 - July 13, 1921. Honorary Secretary, Fellow, and Examiner, the West Indian Branch of the Royal Sanitary Institute 1922. Hong Kong 1922. Medical Officer of Health, British Guiana. BMA, member since 1909.

HONG KONG 1922. Government doctor, Government Bacteriologist (vice C.Y. Wang, resigned) 1922; Officer In-Charge, Bacteriological Institute 1922. Lecturer and Examiner in Hygiene and Medical Jurisprudence, HKU. Medical Officer, HKVDC. JP (official) 1927. Left Hong Kong 1931.

m. Ethel Mary Minett.

Publications: Further Report on the Nastin and Benzoyl-chloride Treatment for Leprosy at the Mahaica Leper Asylum, British Guiana, 1910-11. (London: Colonial Office, Cd 6023, 1912) Diagnosis of Bacteria and Blood Parasites, Practical Tropical Sanitation 1927 (his wife was a co-author). A Cheap Form of Artesian Water Supply for Villages in the Tropics, A Review of the Water Supplies of Hong Kong.

Selected bibliography: The British Medical Journal, October 19, 1935, p.766, Obituary. The China Mail, August 15, 1932, p.6, Dr. E.P. Minett, New Appointment in British Guiana. The Hong Kong Government Gazette, June 10, 1927, Notice #349.


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