Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born 1815, died 1894.
A nurseryman from Breadsall, Derbyshire, who collected 300 plants from the vicinity of Adelaide and from the southern Lofty Range to Encounter Bay, South Australia, in 1839-1840. This collection was purchased by W.J.Hooker and is now in K.
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]