Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born 1824?; died near Mt Jagged, Willunga, S.A., 19 Oct. 1884 (drowned in waterhole)
Naturalist; collector & taxidermist, S.A. Museum, from 1860s. Initial sometimes given as C.
Collected plants on Murray & Darling Rivers, Goolwa, Milang, 1865; Point McLeay 1866; Mt Gambier 1867-68; Eyre Peninsula 1870; Gawler Ra., L, Gairdner 1871; on expedition led by J.W.Lewis (q.v) to Macumba R., L. Eyre & Goyder Lagoon Nov. 1874-Mar. 1875; Port Augusta 1878; Nonning, Mt Compass 1881; W of Port Augusta, Gawler Ras 1883; with Samuel White to Cape York Peninsula & Aru Is., Qld, 9 Apr.-26 Sept. 1880.
Specimens at K, MEL (1).
Published several papers on birds, Aborigines.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]