Joined the staff of the Sydney Botanic Gardens, New South Wales, as
a gardener in 1900. From 1913-1940 he worked in the herbarium, and assisted
Maiden in his revision of Eucalyptus,
until the latter's death in 1925. In 1934 he published privately A Key
to the Eucalypts, of which posthumous new editions were published in
1955 and 1965. He also published on Loranthaceae, Acacia and weeds.
His herbarium is at NSW, with some duplicates at A, CORD, DBN, L, MEL and
Extracted from: A.E.Orchard (1999) A History of Systematic Botany in Australia, in Flora of Australia Vol.1, 2nd ed., ABRS. [consult for source references]