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The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Taranaki, Hawke's Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts]

Henley, Ernest Albert William

Henley, Ernest Albert William, B.A., M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Physician and Surgeon, Napier. Dr. Henley was born in County Wicklow, Ireland, in the year 1875, and was educated at Trinity College, Dublin University. During his Arts course he obtained first-class honours in mathematics and in experimental science, and graduated B.A. in 1898, with honours, obtaining a senior moderatorship and gold medal in experimental science. In the medical school he won the Trinity College scholarship in chemistry, physics, botany, and zoology in 1898, as well as first honours and prizes in physiology, materia medica, anatomy, and forensie medicine. In 1900 he obtained the gold medal for operative surgery in the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland, and in the following year won the Hudson Scholarship and gold medal with first prizes in medicine, surgery, dermatology, and gynacology at the Adelaide Hospital, Dublin. He graduated M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., in 1901. Dr. Henley is the author of a paper entitled “Notes on a method of measuring the relative opacity of organic substances to the X Rays,” which was published in the “Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society.” He was for a time resident physician and surgeon at the Adelaide Hospital in Dublin, and afterwards practised for a few months in Belfast. In January, 1902, he came to New Zealand, and settled in Napier, where he has since practised. Dr. Henley is honorary visiting surgeon of the Napier Hospital.