Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born on 14 November 1845 at Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia. Died North Sydney, 23 November 1918.
Lawyer by profession; particularly interested in spiders; sent collections to and corresponded with specialists in Europe; keen horticulturalist; president, Board of Trustees, Australian Museum 1913-18. Hybridised garden plants, esp. Hippeastrum etc.
Published papers on spiders, in particular describing specimens found on the Chevert Expedition, 1875.
Source: Encyclopedia of Australian Science Online, and Linley & Jim Hooper's online family history (2011)