Thomas Heron Steel Scotland Australia

Biography of Thomas Heron Steel

Thomas Heron Steel graduated MD from the University in 1860.

Born in Glasgow, Steel immigrated to Australia after graduating and practiced from 1861 in the goldfield town of Creswick, Victoria. Briefly returning to Glasgow in 1870-71 to marry, Steel spent his career practicing in Victoria at Horsham, then Toorak, Melbourne, where he died in 1893.

His sons, William Hart and Donald, followed in his footsteps as medical graduates of the University of Glasgow.


Archival Materials

  • Addison, W. Innes, A Roll of the Graduates of the University of Glasgow from 31st December, 1727 to 31st Decmeber, 1897, with short biographical notes, Glasgow : J. MacLehose & Sons


Thomas Heron Steel
Born 1835.
Died 26 October 1893.
GU Degree: MD, 1860; Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: physicians
English snippet: Medical graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1860
Record last updated: 3rd Sep 2013

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Scotland Scotland, Glasgow
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Australia Australia, Toorak
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