Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born at Northampton, England, 20 June 1855 and died at Wilga Private Hospital, Toowoomba, Qld, 22 June 1920.
He arrived in Queensland in February 1879, with excellent credentials, including a parchment certificate of the Privy Council and a divinity certificate; also he had had teaching experience in English schools 1869-78. He taught in Queensland schools 1879-1914; the first appointment was at Allenstown (Rockhampton) and the last at Charleville (1906-14). At the latter town he was headmaster with a staff of six.Source: Extracted from: Hall, N. (1989) supplement No. 2 to 'Botanists of the eucalypts - 1978'. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Melbourne