Masterton DENTISTS - 1905
this is a list of the dentists in Masterton New Zealand about 1905 taken from New Zealand Electronic Text Centre
Clarkson, Harold, Surgeon Dentist, Queen Street, Masterton. The surgery is replete with all modern appliances, and two assistants are employed. Mr. Clarkson was born in Christchurch in November, 1880, and was educated at the Boys' High School, and then studied for his profession under Mr. S. S. MYERS of Christchurch and Dunedin. Soon after qualifying he established his present practice in Masterton. Mr. Clarkson is a member of the bowling club, and is connected with other local clubs.
Hosking, Rupert V., D.D.S., Surgeon Dentist, Perry Street, Masterton. This practice was established in the year 1904, and is conducted in convenient rooms. Dr. Hosking was born in Masterton in May, 1878, and is the third son of Dr. W. H. Hosking. He completed his education at the Wanganui Colleglate School, afterwards spent two years at Lincoln Agricultural College, and in 1897 went to Edinburgh, and studied for his profession at the Edinburgh University. Soon afterwards he went to South Africa, and joined the Cape Mounted Rifles, with which he served for two years, afterwards joining Baden Powell's Protectorate Regiment, and served through the siege of Mafeking, for which he holds the South African medal and bar. He was severely wounded at Mafeking. and invalided to England. Mr. Hosking subsequently went to America, studied for three years at the Philadelphia Dental College, and secured his diploma in May, 1904. He then returned to New Zealand, passed the New Zealand Dental Board examination in 1904, and established his present practice. Mr. Hosking is an honorary member of the Masterton Rifles, and for some time commanded the corps, is a member of the Orders of Druids and Freemasons, a member of the racing, football, and bowling clubs, the Masterton Club, and is treasurer of the Wairarapa Amateur Swimming Club.
Rothenberg, A. Henry, Surgeon Dentist, Queen Street, Masterton. This practice was established in December, 1907, and is conducted over Mr. Eton's pharmacy, in a suite of five rooms, comprising a surgery, an anaesthetic room, a laboratory, and two waiting rooms. Two assistants are employed. Mr. Rothenberg was born in London in December, 1877, and came to New Zealand with his parents at two years of age. A few years later he returned to England, where he remained until 1891. He again came to New Zealand, subsequently studied for his profession under Mr. H. TRIPE, of Wellington, and qualified in the year 1905. He then went to England, and studied for eighteen months at Guy's Hospital, also studied for a short time in Philadelphia, U.S.A., and on his return to New Zealand established his present practice. Mr. Rothenberg has been a football player, and takes a keen interest in all athletic sports.
Swan, William Henry Collington, Surgeon Dentist, corner of Queen Street and Bannister Street, Masterton. This practice was established in the year 1901, and is conducted in convenient premises, which contain a well-appointed surgery, a waiting room, and a workroom, fitted up with every modern appliance. Four assistants are employed. Mr. Swan was born in Wellington in July, 1879, and is a son of Mr. W. C. Swan, of the Public Works Department, and a grandson of the late Dr. Henry SPRATT, of Greytown. He was educated at the Wellington College, then studied for his profession under Mr. Harry Tripe, of Wellington, and afterwards spent two years at the National Dental Hospital, in London. Early in the year 1901 he returned to New Zealand, and established his present practice in Masterton. Mr. Swan married Miss Edith Emma O'CALLAGHAN, of Christchurch, and has one son and one daughter.
- they married in 1904. The daughter was born in 1905, Kathleen Helen Collington Swan and the son was born in 1907, Jasper Collington Swan