Perry

  • Full Name:
    Bishop Perry & Mrs Perry
  • Role:
    Supporter
  • Occupation/s:
    Anglican Bishop of Melbourne
  • State:
    Victoria
  • Date first identified using homoeopathy in Australia:
    1848
 
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 Photograph of Dr Charles Perry

(Taken in 1857)

Bishop Charles Perry (1807-1891) and his wife arrived in Melbourne in 1848. In
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 Portrait of Dr Charles Perry

State Library of Victoria

(By Henry Weigall Junior 1875)

England in 1837, Perry had been treated by Dr Simpson, Australia’s first homœopath.  Dr Perry (doctor of divinity) was the first Anglican Bishop of Melbourne.

 

Perry and his wife became keen supporters of homœopathy in Melbourne. Bishop Perry was Patron of the Melbourne Homœopathic Dispensary.

 

Mrs Perry was one of the instigators for the establishment of the Melbourne Homœopathic Hospital. She became the Patron of the Melbourne Homœopathic Hospital.

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 Bust of Dr Charles Perry

State Library of Victoria

(By Charles Summers 1857)

 

 

Further information regarding Dr Perry can be found at the Australian Dictionary of Biography.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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       www.historyofhomeopathy.com.au

 

 

 

 

  • Created:
    Tuesday, 22 March 2011
  • Last modified:
    Monday, 15 December 2014