• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE3739

Osburn, Lucy

(1835 – 1891)
  • Born 10 May, 1835, Leeds Yorkshire England
  • Died 22 December, 1891, Harrogate England
  • Occupation Nurse, Superintendent


Lucy Osburn was appointed lady superintendent of the Sydney Infirmary and Dispensary in 1868. After years of conflict and sectarianism among the staff and board members of the Infirmary, she resigned in 1884 and returned to London.

Published resources

Archival resources

  • State Library of New South Wales
    • Windeyer family papers, 1829-1943