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



Greenwood, John Charles, Surgeon Dentist, Ingestre Street, Wanganui. Mr. Greenwood was born in the year 1863, and is the second son of Mr John Greenwood, who for many years practised in the Wanganui district, and is now living in retirement in Nelson. He was educated at public schools and college, afterwards studied his profession under his father, and at seventeen years of age became a qualified dentist. For some years he practised with his father in Wanganui, and then started on his own account in New Plymouth, where he remained for about twelve months. In 1890 Mr. Greenwood went to England and America to gain further experience, and on his return to New Zealand took over his father's practice. The apartments consist of a surgery, with up-to-date appliances, and a waiting room and workrooms. A qualified assistant and a nurse are in attendance. Mr Greenwood takes a keen interest in local affairs, is a member of the Rowing Club, the Savage Club, the Golf Club, and the local lodge of Freemasons. He married Miss Clara Dickson, of Auckland, and has two sons and two daughters.

The London Dental Company (W. A. Prowse, proprietor), page 600 Victoria Avenue, Wanganui, was founded in March, 1900, and has since conducted one of the largest dental practices on the Coast, with branches at Marton and Raetihi. The apartments consist of two surgeries, replete with all the most modern appliances, two waiting rooms, and a workroom, and five persons are employed.

Mr Woodley Armstrong Prowse, proprietor of the London Dental Company, was born in New Zealand, and educated at the Auckland University College. He graduated in dentistry under Dr. W. E. Thomas, of Auckland. Mr Prowse is a keen angler, is a member of the Acclimatisation Society and the Lieder-tafel Society.