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Darwin Correspondence Project

Charles William Crocker

1832–68

Gardener, journalist, and cathedral official. Spent time in Germany as a gardener at the summer residence of Victoria, crown princess of Prussia, near Berlin, before becoming foreman of the propagating department at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1857–61/2. Moved to his native Chichester, where he worked as a journalist and cathedral official.

Sources

Correspondence vol. 10, letter to J. D. Hooker, [before 15 February 1862], and letter from J. D. Hooker, [before 15 February 1862]

R. Desmond 1994

Journal of Horticulture n.s. 14 (1868): 206–7.

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