Born in Selley Oak, near Birmingham, England, on 5 December 1880, died in York, Western Australia, on 4 March 1952.
Emigrated with his family to Western Australia in 1886, living for most of his life at York, where he and his father were pharmacists. Best known for his studies of orchids, on which he published a large number of papers. His herbarium was donated to PERTH in 1928.
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]