Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born Irby, Cheshire, England, Dec. 1756 [baptised 7th]; died Mitcham, London?, England, 22 Oct. 1818
Naval officer, artist. Commanded HMS Supply in First Fleet & when Norfolk Is. settled, Feb. 1788, collecting there.
Discovered & landed on Lord Howe Is. returned to England, dep. late 1791.
Specimens at E.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]
Portrait image: website: morethannelson.com