Died at the Botanical Gardens, Hobart, 23 rd August, 1859, aged 63.
He came from Sydney, and had been in charge since 1847. Buried at St. George’s Cemetery (in the vault of Mr H. Lipscombe, 27 th August).He was the immediate predecessor of Francis Abbott at the Botanical Gardens, Hobart.
Source: Maiden, J.H. (1909) Records of Tasmanian botanists. Papers and proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania for the year 1909. pp. 9-29.