Was curator of Portland's local Botanic Garden from the ‘sixties to the 'eighties; he botanized between Darlot's Creek and the South Australian border and his collectings, remitted to Muelle, are available in the National Herbarium, South Yarra.
Commemorated by Leucopogon allittii F.v.M.
Source: Willis, J.H. (1949) Botanical pioneers in Victoria - III. Victorian Naturalist 66:123-128
Gardens curator, nurseryman. Arr. Melbourne 1852. At Portland Botanic Garden, Vic, c. 1857-66, then had nursery at Tyrendarra, Vic. Botanised in Vic. between Darlot Creek & S.A. border, mouth of Glenelg R., 1860; C. Grant 1864, Tyrendarra 1873, 1885.
Specimens at K, MEL.
Commemorated in Allittia, Leucopogon.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]