• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: IMP0131

Isbister, Jean Sinclair (Clair)

(1915 – 2008)
  • Born 12 September, 1915, Brisbane Queensland Australia
  • Died 20 August, 2008, New South Wales Australia
  • Occupation Paediatrician


Jean Sinclair Isbister (known as Clair) was a consultant paediatrician at the Royal North Shore Hospital, New South Wales, from 1949 and published many books on motherhood under the name Clair Isbister. She was appointed to The Order of the British Empire – Officer (Civil) on 1 January 1969 for services to medicine.


  • 1969 - 1969

    For services to mothers and babies

  • 1976 - 1976

    For services to medicine


Published resources

Archival resources

  • National Library of Australia, Oral History and Folklore Collection
    • Clair Isbister interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]
  • National Library of Australia
    • [Biographical cuttings on Clair Isbister, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]