Born Hackney,London, 1800 [Station (1986) gives Nov. 1801]; died Adelaide, S.A., 25 May 1864
Nurseryman. Arrived Holdfast Bay, S.A. 22 Mar. 1839 to become Colonial Botanist & curator of botanic garden, but these were abandoned late in 1841. In 1842 established nursery at Hackney, Adelaide.
Sent plants & seeds to Loddiges, London.
Father of F.M. Bailey
Portrait: Brisbane Courier 1 July 1905 p. 12.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]