S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




De Souza, Mr J (insect collection)

Born: 1836, Place not known.
Died: 1889, Place not known.

J. de Souza presented three species of insects (1 Lepidoptera, 3 Orthoptera) from Hilton Road (near Pietermaritzburg) to the South African Museum, Cape Town, in 1893. He may be Joseph de Souza, merchant at Rondebosch, Cape Town, in 1873 and still residing there in 1886. He died in 1912.


List of sources:
Cape of Good Hope. Report of the trustees of the South African Museum, 1893.

Genaral directory and guide-book to the Cape of Good Hope and its dependencies, 1886. Suburban Directory.

National Automated Archival Information Retrieval System (NAAIRS). http://www.national.archives.gov.za/naairs.htm Documents relating to Joseph de Souza.

Natal who's who, 1906 (D.F. De Souza).


Compiled by: C. Plug


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