Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born Kew, Victoria, 1857. Died Melbourne, June 1932.
Educated University of Melbourne. Registered pharmacist 1879. President, Metropolitan Chemists' Association 1915, president, Eastern Suburbs Chemists ca 1920, mayor of Kew from 1920, president, Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria, editor, Victorian Naturalist, 1892-1925.
Was a foundation member of the Field Naturalists' Club of Victoria and edited their journal, The Victorian Naturalist, for 32 years.
Source: extracted from the Encyclopedia of Australian Science online.
Son of Francis W. Barnard. Pharmacist, microscopist.
Collected esp. around Melbourne; The Grampians 1894.
Foundation member of Field Naturalists' Club of Vic; editor of Vic. Nat. 1902-25, & contributed many papers to it, 1884-1928. Mayor of Kew 1920.
Obit.: Vic.Nat. 49: 69-73 (1932).
Specimens at MEL.
Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]