Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born East Maitland, NSW, 11 June 1844; died Sydney, NSW, 25 July 1935.
Agricultural inspector in NSW, becoming Director of Agriculture Section of Dept of Mines & Agriculture, retired 1908.
Collected plants widely during travels for his work, for W.Woolls Mueller, J.H.Maiden, e.g. Coonamble 1880, New England 1886; Tumut, Molong, Orange, Bathurst all Aug. 1886; Cooma 1885, 1987 'Bourke to Barringun' Sept. 1893, Richmond R. 1893, Bourke 1894, Binya 1895.Coolabah 1897, Moree 1898, Mudgee 1898, Walcha Dec. 1898 - Jan. 1899, Grenfell 1890, Thursday Island 1911, northern N.T. 1911/12. Collected lichens in Tas.
Specimens in BM, K, MEL, NSW.
With Maiden wrote Flowering Plants and and Ferns of NSW (1893-98)
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]