S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science

Packman, Mr John Daniel Vittoria (viticulture)

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Died: Date not known, Place not known.

John Daniel Vittoria Packman qualified as Doctor of Medicine (MD) at Queens College, Cork, Ireland, and as a licentiate of the Royal College of Physicians of England (LRCP). He worked in the British East India service as a surgeon in the Madras Native Infantry. In 1850 he published a pamphlet in Madras, India, entitled Remarks on some affections of the liver and bowels; being an enquiry into their principal causes, and suggestions for avoiding their influence (26 pp). Ten years later he resided in Stellenbosch, Cape Colony, and published a pamphlet on The vine disease in Cape Colony: Its causes, nature, and remedies (Cape Town, 1860, 18 pp). His son, Cyrus Hugh Larken Packman (1837-1918) was Rector of St Bartholomew's church, Grahamstown, for 45 years.

List of sources:

Google scholar. http://scholar.google.co.za Publications by J.D.V. Packman.

National Automated Archival Information Retrieval System (NAAIRS). http://www.national.archives.gov.za/naairs.htm Documents relating to Packman, J.D.V.

Packman, Cyrus Hugh Larkin. Alumni Cantabrigienses from 1752 to 1900. Retrieved from https://books.google.co.za/books?id=BFn-UAo5ZqUC&pg=PA2&lpg=PA2&dq=John Daniel Vittoria Packman&source=bl&ots=Z9tSj_Pi_R&sig=ACfU3U0pHT9GF5LWvvBR9ArnIiRxgcPwrA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiD57bB9orgAhV5TRUIHbE1AA4Q6AEwDnoECAIQAQ#v=onepage&q=John Daniel Vittoria Packman&f=false on 2019-1-26.

South African bibliography to the year 1925. London: Mansell, 1979.

Compiled by: C. Plug