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 1780s-1980s

Based on the list  published by J.H. Willis, D. Pearson, M.T. Davis, and J.W. Green, Western Australian Herbarium Research Notes Number 12, August 1986.
Enhanced with information from George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA.

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ABBOTT, Francis, Jnr

1834-1903

Gardens Superintendent

notes

portrait

ABID, Munir. A.. See MUNIR

 

 

 

 

ABRAHAMS, L.

fl. 1910

 

 

 

ABRAHAMSON, Ada

fl. 1890s

WA amateur seaweed collector

notes

 

ACKLAND, Judith Joan

fl. 1960s

Botanist

 

 

ADAIR, Robyn

1962-

Botanist

 

 

ADAM, P.

 

Ecologist

 

 

ADAM, William Keith

?1860-1900

WA stock-owner, plant collector

notes

 

ADAMS, Annie Mary, see WILKINS

1874-1931

 

 

 

ADAMS, David Boner

1900-1951

Mycologist, plant pathologist

 

 

ADAMS, Laurence George (Laurie)*

1929-

Herbarium botanist, Canberra

notes

portrait

ADAMS, Robin*

1953-

Botany Teacher

 

 

ADAMS, Ronald

1934-

Botanical illustrator

notes

 

ADAMS, T.W.

fl. 1900s

 

 

 

ADAMSON, Frederick M.

fl. 1836-58

Pioneer settler near Melbourne

notes

 

ADAMSON, Robert Stephen

1885-1965

Botanist

 

 

ADAMSON, S. W. ^^

fl. 1896

collected near Uralla, NSW

 

 

ADAMTHWAITE, A.E. ^^

fl. 1891

collected along R. Murray, NSW

 

 

ADCOCK, George Henry

1860-1931

Schoolmaster, Geelong; viticulturist Rutherglen

notes

portrait 

ADCOCK, T. ^^

fl. 1888

collected Airey Inlet, Vic.

 

 

ADIAN, G. I. ^^

fl. 1885

collected in Vic.

 

 

AIRY SHAW, Herbert Kenneth*

1902-1985

Botanist, classicist

notes

portrait

AITKEN, R.T.

fl. 1921

 

 

 

ALBISON, K.W.

fl. 1932

Botanist

 

 

ALBRECHT, David Edward*

1962-

Botanist

notes

 

ALCOCK, Charles Raymond*

1921-

Agronomist

notes

 

ALCOCK, Ernest Simpson

 

Agricultural adviser

 

 

ALCOCK, H.W. ^^

fl. 1896

collected Swan River District, WA

 

 

ALCORN, John Leonard*

1937-

Mycologist

 

 

ALDERSEY, Mary Ann

1825-1906

School teacher, principal, McLaren Vale, SA

notes

 

ALDRIDGE, H.E.

fl. 1899

collected Maryborough, Qld

 

 

ALFORD, Brian P.

fl. 1970s

Teacher

 

 

ALKIN, Thomas Verrier, Rev.

1838-1921

Anglican clergyman, Toowoomba Qld; various NSW

notes

 

ALLAN, D.

fl. 1891

collected at Colombo near Bega, NSW

 

 

ALLAN, J.

fl. 1860s

collected in Gippsland, Vic

 

 

ALLAN, J.S. or J.L. (or Allen)

fl. 1890s

Forest ranger, various NSW

notes

 

ALLAN, Keith Maxwell

1950-

Botanical illustrator

 

 

ALLAN, Margaret Forbes,

1924-

Bank clerk

 

 

ALLEN, A. ^^

fl. 1896

collected at Mossman Bay, Qld

 

 

ALLEN, Betty Eleanor Gosset, Mrs* nee MOLESWORTH Mrs

1913-ext.1947

Botanist, cryptogamist

 

 

ALLEN, Charles Ernest Frank

1876- >1939

Gardens curator

notes

 

ALLEN, G.H.

 

 

 

 

ALLEN (ALLAN), John ^^

fl. 1840s

collected fungi on Murrumbidgee R.

 

 

ALLEN, William Tucker

1846-

expedition collector, Kimberley, WA; western Vic

notes

 

ALLEN, Miss (? Catherine) ^^

1863-

collected at Penola, SA; Bass Str. islands, Tas

 

 

ALLENDER, Bruce

 

Botanist, phycologist

 

 

ALLENDER, Marie Joyce, Miss*

1917-

Herbarium assistant naturalist

 

 

ALLEY, Neville

fl. 1980

Palynologist

 

 

ALLISON, J. ^^

fl. 1998

collected at Bathurst, Dubbo, NSW

 

 

ALLITT, William

1828-1893

Gardens curator, nurseryman

notes

 

ALLPORT, Joseph

1800-1877

Solicitor, horticulturist

notes

 

ALLPORT, Mary Morton, Mrs.

1806-1895

Artist 

notes 

portrait

ALLPORT, Morton

1830-1878

Naturalist, painter

notes

 

ALPHER, Barry Jacob

1940-

Linguist, anthropologist

 

 

ALTHOFER, George W.

1903-1993

Nurseryman, botanist, author, founder of Burrendong Arboretum

notes

portrait

ALTHOFER, Hazel J.

1920 -

Propagator, Burrendong Aboretum superintendent

 

 

ALTHOFER, Peter McDowell.

1918-1991

Horticulturist, Burrendong Arboretum superintendent

notes

portrait

AMERY,

fl. 1887

collected at Glenrowan, Vic

 

 

AMTSBERG, Heinz

fl. 1980s

City Gardener, palaeobotanist

 

 

ANDERSON, Alexander ^^

fl. 1890s

collected on Blackall Ra. Qld

 

 

ANDERSON, A.W.

fl. 1930s

 

 

 

ANDERSON, David

fl. 1770s

 

 

 

ANDERSON, E.M.

 

 

 

 

ANDERSON, E.R.

fl. 1960s

 

 

 

ANDERSON, James

1797-1842

Gardens Superintendent

notes

 

ANDERSON, Jill, Mrs, see CULLIMORE

 

 

 

 

ANDERSON, John

?-1847

Colonial Botanist, Gardens Director

 

 

ANDERSON, M.L.

fl. 1870

collected lichens in Australia

 

 

ANDERSON, Robert Henry

1899-1969

Gardens Director, Botanist

notes

portrait

ANDERSON, Ross

1862-1945

Pastralist near Roebourne, later Kendenup, WA

notes

 

ANDERSON, William

1750 - 1778

Surgeon, botanist on Cooks 2nd voyage

notes

 

ANDERSON,

fl. 1888

Farmer, politician, Tas; Port Fairy, Vic

notes

 

ANDERSON, Miss ^^

fl. 1898

collected at Lake Boga and Wimmera, Vic

 

 

ANDERSSON, Nils Johan

1821-1880

Botanist, lecturer at Lund, Stockholm, collected on voyages

notes

 

ANDRAE, Hans ^^

1883-1890

collected around Pulpulla & Cobar, NSW

 

 

ANDREWARTHA, Herbert George, Prof.*

1907-

Zoologist, entomologist

 

 

ANDREWS, Cecil Rollo Paton

1870-1951

Education Director, botanist

notes

 

ANDREWS, Charles William, Dr

1866-1924

Naturalist, geologist, collected on Cocos (Keeling), Christmas Is.

notes

 

ANDREWS, Ernest Clayton

1870-1948

Geologist

notes

portrait

ANDREWS, F.A.

fl. 1875-1883

Naturalist

 

 

ANDREWS, Frederick William

?1824-1884

Naturalist, SA Museum, collected R. Murray, SA; Cape York, Qld

notes

 

ANDREWS, Henry Charles

fl. 1784-1830

Artist, engraver

notes

 

ANDREWS, J.H. ^^

fl. 1883

collected on Eyre Peninsula, SA

 

 

ANDREWS, Milton

1959-

Botanical illustrator

notes

 

ANDREWS, S.B.

fl. 1970s

Pteridologist

 

 

ANDREWS, ^^

fl. 1897

collected at Albury, NSW

 

 

ANDRICH, B. ^^

fl. 1860

collected at Box Hill, Vic

 

 

ANGAS, George French

1822-1886

Artist, naturalist

notes

portrait

ANGELO, Mary (nee Fraser)

1851-1928

collected seaweeds WA

notes

 

ANKETELL, R.J.

fl. 1908

Gardener

 

 

APLIN, Theodore Ernest Holmes (Ted)*

1927-1991

WA botanist

notes

 

ARCHER, Ann (nee Hortle)

1825-1899

collected bryophytes in Tas

 

ARCHER, Ellinor

fl. 1911-17

Botanist, illustrator, librarian

notes

 

ARCHER, William H.

1820-1874

Architect, botanist, illustrator, Tas

notes

portrait

ARCHIBALD, R. ^^

fl. <1892

collected fossils in Qld at Bundaba, Ipswich, Qld

 

 

ARDEN, Stanley

1874-1942

Gardener

 

 

ARDEN, W.H.

fl. 1887

collected at Yarra Yarra, Vic

 

 

ARMISTEAD, J. ^^

fl. 1885

collected at source of Barwon R, Vic

 

 

ARMIT, William Edington de Margrat, Capt.

1848-1901

Policeman, explorer, journalist, public servant, Qld

notes

 

ARMITAGE.

fl. 1970s

 

 

 

ARMITAGE, Joseph

1853-1897

Physician in Tas 1881-97

notes

 

ARMITAGE, Richard W.

fl. 1900-10

Naturalist

 

 

ARMSTRONG, Alexdnder, Sir

1818-1899

Medical officer (Navy), naturalist, collected Melville Is, NT

notes

 

ARMSTRONG, Francis Fraser

1813-1897

Worked with Aboriginals, collected plants & birds around Perth for sale

notes

 

ARMSTRONG, James Andrew*

1950-

Botanist, herbarium director, Sydney, Canberra, Perth

 

portrait

ARMSTRONG, John

?-1847

Gardens Superintendent, NT

notes

 

ARMSTRONG, John

1931-

Architect, botanical artist

 

portrait

ARMSTRONG, J.W. ^^

fl. 1899

collected at Wapengo near Bega, NSW

 

 

ARMSTRONG, W. ^^

fl. 1883

collected at Rockhampton, Qld; St. Lawrence

 

 

ARMYTAGE, H.N. (? Harold Ausustine)

?1853-1926

?Station manager, Mt Sturgeon and Afton Downs, Qld

notes

 

ARNOLD, Joseph

1782-1818

Naval Surgeon, naturalist

 

 

ARNOLD, Mavis

fl. 1930

Botanical illustrator

notes

 

ARNOUX ^^

fl. 1844

collected at Sydney

 

 

ARTHUR, John

1804-1849

Gardens Director, landscape gardener

notes

 

ARUNDELL, Edward Henry (or Arundel) ^^

1840-1910

Bookseller, storekeeper

 

 

ASH, J.H. (?John Henry) ^^

fl. 1887

collected at Bunda Bunda Stn, Qld

 

 

ASH, Sidney A., Dr

1932-

Palynologist

 

 

ASHBY, Alison Marjorie

1901-1987

Artist

notes

 

ASHBY, Edwin A.

1861-1941

Naturalist, nurseryman, grower of Australian plants at ‘Wittunga' SA

 

 

ASHBY, Eric, Prof. Lord

1904-1992

Ecologist

notes

 

ASHTON, David Hungerford, Dr*

1927-2005

Botanist, ecologist

notes

 

ASHTON, H.

fl. 1917

 

 

 

ASHWORTH, H.P.C. ^^

1871-1903

Ornithologist, ecologist, architect, collected on Tas islands

 

 

ASKENASY

 

 

 

 

ASTON, Helen Isobel, Miss*

1934-

Botanist, Herbarium Curator

notes

portrait 

ATHERSTONE, ^^

fl. <1863

colected in SA

 

 

ATKIN, T.V. ^^

fl. 1894

collected at Sofala and Georges R, NSW

 

 

ATKINS, C.J. ^^

fl. 1885

Lichenologist, collected at Macquarie Harbour, Tas

 

 

ATKINS, Edward Barton

1855-1920

School teacher at Rockhampton, Charleville, Qld

notes

 

ATKINS, Kenneth William

1925-

Gardener

 

 

ATKINS, William ^^

1836-1920

Amateur botanist, forester, railway builder, parliamentarian, WA

 

 

ATKINSON, Caroline Louisa Waring , [later CALVERT]

1834-1872

Naturalist, author

notes 

  portrait

ATKINSON, Edwin Dresser

? - 1925

Geologist, stationmaster for Tas. Railways

notes

 

ATKINSON, Henry Brune,

1874-1960

Anglican clergyman, Archdeacon

 

ATKINSON, Henry Dresser, Rev.

fl. 1860-1890

Anglican clergyman

notes

 

ATTARI, D. ^^

fl. 1886

collected at Port Fairy, Vic

 

 

AUDALL, E.J.L. (also Andall or Andale) ^^

fl. 1895

collected at Mudgee, NSW

 

 

AUDAS, James Wales Clarendon

1872-1959

Botanist, author, Vic

notes

 

AUDEBERT, Jean Batiste

1759-1800

French botanical illustrator

notes

 

AUILDIST, I.H.

fl. 1960s

 

 

 

AUSFELD, G. ^^

fl. 1840-60

collected near Bendigo, Vic

 

 

AUSTEN, ? Richard

fl. 1870s

Botanical illustrator

notes

 

AUSTIN, J. ^^

fl. 1899

collected at Condobolin, NSW

 

 

AUSTIN, Robert

1825-1905

Surveyor, expedition leader, gold prospector

notes

 


^^ =Source: George, A.S. (2009) Australian Botanist's Companion, Four Gables Press, WA. [consult for source references]

* = information contributed by the collector/illustrator themselves (to Willis et al) pre 1986


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