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Darwin Correspondence Project

Alfred Grugeon


Woodturner and botanist. Took botany lessons at the Working Men’s College, and after receiving certification as an instructor, taught botany there. Contributed several papers on botany to the college magazine and wrote a primer on botany in 1873.


R. Desmond 1994

Journal of Botany 55 (1917): 193–4


Desmond, Ray. 1994. Dictionary of British and Irish botanists and horticulturists including plant collectors, flower painters and garden designers. New edition, revised with the assistance of Christine Ellwood. London: Taylor & Francis and the Natural History Museum. Bristol, Pa.: Taylor & Francis.