George William Johnson

1802–86

Barrister and writer on gardening. Barrister, Gray’s Inn, 1836. Professor of moral and political economy at the Hindu College, Calcutta, 1839–42. Founded the Cottage Gardener (later Journal of Horticulture) in 1848.

Sources: R. Desmond 1994, DNB. (See the bibliography for full references to sources)