CYCLOPEDIA OF NZ 1897

Wellington Province



FEILDING:

JOHNSTON, Daniel

Page 1230

Johnston, Daniel, L. R. C. P., Edinburgh, Physician and Surgeon, Kimbolton Road, Feilding. Bankers, Bank of New Zealand. Dr. Johnson is a native of Scotland. He was educated at Glasgow and Edinburgh, and took his degree in the year 1867. He came to New Zealand the following year per ship `Viola,' arriving at Port Chalmers. For three years subsequently Dr. Johnston resided at Waitahuna, and for four years in Blenheim. His present practice was established in 1875. Dr. Johnston was surgeon to the Manchester Rifles, and accompanied the troop on the Parihaka expedition. The doctor is an ex-councillor of the Feilding borough, having occupied a seat for three years. He was president of the Feilding Acclimatisation Society, before its affiliation with the Wellington society.



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