• Full Name:
    Dr George Thomas Teague
  • Role:
    Registered practitioner
  • Occupation/s:
  • State:
  • Date first identified using homoeopathy in Australia:

Nos. 88 and 86 Collins Street Melbourne

                           in 2008

      Photo courtesy of Peter Torokfalvy

                Nos. 88 and 86 Collins Street Melbourne in 2008

                            (left & right side respectively)

    Nos. 88 and 86 Collins Street Melbourne (left & right side respectively). 

       Prior to the 1890s when Melbourne’s street numbers were altered,

                   No. 88 was labelled No. 109 Collins Street East.


       During the early 1880s No. 88 was occupied by Dr George Teague,

      who was honorary surgeon of the Melbourne Homœopathic Hospital.

                          Photo courtesy of Peter Torokfalvy


Younger brother of James Teague. Born in approximately 1850, he was educated at Geelong and Melbourne Grammar Schools. He graduated with distinction from Melbourne University in 1873. He was Senior Resident for a time at the Melbourne Hospital, but in 1876 joined the surgical staff of the Melbourne Homœopathic Hospital as their Honorary Surgeon. He was one of the early medically trained homœopaths in Melbourne. In 1884 and 1886 his practice was recorded as being at 109 Collins Street East.* He was killed in a road accident in Melbourne on 21 June 1887.

©   Barbara Armstrong      


  • Created:
    Wednesday, 30 March 2011
  • Last modified:
    Monday, 15 December 2014