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Osburn, Lucy (1835 - 1891)

Born
10 May 1835
Leeds, England
Died
22 December 1891
Harrogate, England
Occupation
Nurse and Superintendent

Summary

Lucy Osburn was appointed lady superintendent of the Sydney Infirmary and Dispensary in 1868. After years of conflict and sectarianism among the staff and board members of the Infirmary, she resigned in 1884 and returned to London.

Sources used to compile this entry: Griffith, John, 'Osburn, Lucy (1835-1891)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A050433b.htm.

Barbara Lemon

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