Neild, J. E. (James Edward) (1824-1906)

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Forensic Pathologist; Drama Critic; Medical Editor; Journalist; Artist; Draughtsman; Editor; Poet; Critic; Medical Practitioner; Forensic pathologist
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James Edward Neild (1824-1906), forensic pathologist, drama critic, medical editor and journalist, was born on 6 July 1824 at Doncaster, Yorkshire, England, son of James Neild and his wife Sarah, née...

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Neild was mainly a weekend sketcher whose sketchbooks predominantly included drawings of places around Melbourne. He is most renowned as a journalist and critic writing under various pseudonyms.

sketcher, medical practitioner, journalist, critic and poet, was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire, son of James Neild and Sarah, nee Bilton. He was educated in a large private school at Leeds run by a liberal principal, Richard Hiley. The art teacher, Richard Lucas, gave him a thorough grounding in the elements of drawing, both in technique and theory, which 'inspired him with a love of the beautiful’ and a desire to 'make art of some kind the business of his life’. To oblige his mother, however, he adopted medicine as a career and the next eleven years were spent in training and general practice. After migrating to Melbourne in 1853, Neild worked on the goldfields for a time before joining the chemist D.R. Long . In 1855 he began writing for several Melbourne journals under various pseudonyms. As 'Christopher Sly’, he wrote reviews in the Examiner and Melbourne Weekly News . As 'I’, he wrote dramatic, musical, literary and artistic criticism for My Note Book , which he is said to have edited for a time. He also wrote for the Argus and at one stage appears to have been simultaneously contributing articles to five newspapers, one of them French. His reviews were mostly written in the first person singular, an original style that distinguishes him from his colleagues. Often satirical and almost always outspoken, Neild made many enemies. One such case in July 1858, involving the showman and magician 'Professor’ Anderson who styled himself 'The Wizard of the North’, resulted ...

  • 1853 Melbourne, Vic

Flourished

  • fl. c.1855 - c.1855

Flourished

  • fl. 1865 - 1890

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James Neild was editor of the "Australian Medical Journal" 1863-1879 and Lecturer in Forensic Medicine, University of Melbourne 1865-1904.

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  1. Neild, James Edward
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Neild, James Edward (1824-1906), forensic pathologist, drama critic, medical ediotr and journalist
    Gandevia, Bryan
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1974
    Series: Geological Survey, South Australia, Quarterly Geological Notes, 5, 327-329
  3. Dr. James Edward Neild and the Early History of the St. John Ambulance Association in Australia
    Johnston, William
    Published: 1963
    Series: Medical Journal of Australia, 2, 14, 563-569
  4. James Edward Neild: Victorian Virtuoso
    Love, Harold
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1990
  5. Neild, John Cash (1846-1911)
    Rutledge, Martha
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 10, 672-673
  6. Science and the making of Victoria
    Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
    Published: 2001

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  1. Scrapbook
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Unpublished : 1870-1901 ]
    At State Library VIC
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  2. Scrapbooks
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Unpublished : 1858-1948 ]
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  3. [Neild playbooks]
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Book : 1800 ]
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  4. Valedictory address to the Medical Society of Victoria / by James Edward Neild
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Book : 1869 ]
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  5. The medical school of the Melbourne University : an address delivered on the twenty fifth anniversary of the opening of the medical school, in the Wilson Hall, March 23, 1887 / by James Edward Neild
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Book : 1887 ]
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    The medical school of the Melbourne University : an address delivered on the twenty fifth anniversary of the opening of the medical school, in the Wilson Hall, March 23, 1887 / by James Edward Neild
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  6. Obituary : William Gilbee, M.R.C.S. Eng
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Book : 1885 ]
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  7. A bird in a golden cage / by Cleofas
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Book : 1900 ]
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  8. Introductory lecture to the course on forensic medicine in the Melbourne University : delivered Monday, March 12, 1866 / by James Edward Neild, M.D
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Book : 1866 ]
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  9. Memoir of Dr. David John Thomas
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Book : 1871 ]
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  10. Obituary : Dr. John Bayldon
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Book : 1872 ]
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  1. [Biographical cuttings on James Edward Neild, noted in The Australasian Journal of Pharmacy, April 1968: 233-237, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on James Edward Neild, author, theatre critic and lecturer in forensic medicine, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
    [ Published : 1900-1990 ]
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  3. Scrapbook
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Unpublished : 1870-1901 ]
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  4. Scrapbooks
    Neild, J. E. (James Edward), 1824-1906
    [ Unpublished : 1858-1948 ]
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  5. J.E.N. [i.e. James Edward Neild] 1870 / Stewart & Co
    Stewart & Co
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  6. James Edward Neild
    Johnstone, O'Shannessy & Co
    [ Photograph : 1868 ]
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  7. Royal Haymarket Theatre
    Patron of the Haymarket
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  8. Records of the St. John Ambulance Association in Victoria
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  9. James Edward Neild, Victorian virtuoso / Harold Love
    Love, Harold, 1937-2007
    [ Book : 1989 ]
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