Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born 1861, Swannage, Dorset, UK. Died 2 June 1944 (?), Lewisham, NZ.
Great Britain, Sherbourne School; University College, Oxford, 1893 MA (Honours) in History (Oxon);
Leeds, Clergy School, Holy Orders, Lichfield, 1884; London, St Thomas Hospital, 1899 - 1905, MRCS, Royal College of Physicians, Licentiate FLRCP
Australia: 10 years, Chaplain to Bishop of Brisbane and Archdeacon of Rockhampton, Queensland ;
East London: East London Children’s Hospital, house surgeon ;
New Zealand: Ships surgeon on S S Commonwealth ;
Amberley, 1906, private practice ;
Christchurch, 1907, general practice in Salisbury Street, Cramner Square, then Webb Street St Albans. Honorary physician to Karitane Hospital and Christchurch Hospital ; anaesthetist for friend Hugh Acland
Apparently this is the 'Lester' in this reference:
Acomis lesteri Burkill, Bull. Misc. Inform. 1901(175-177): 140 (1901)
Type: "AUSTRALIA. North-west Queensland, Lester.
Source: Extracted from: http://thecommunityarchive.org.nz/node/219011/description 2011
pers.com: Peter Bailey, 7.11.2011