Arrived in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1856. Employed at the Surveyor-General's office, eventually becoming Deputy Surveyor-General. Noted for the production of Australian Orchids (1875-1894), from his own illustrations, lithographed by A.J.Stopps. He had no substantial herbarium, but a few of his collections are in BM and MEL. Many of his original drawings (100+) are held in the National Library of Australia, Canberra.
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]