Botanist, bookseller and publisher. Proprietor and editor of the Friend, the monthly journal of the Society of Friends. Lecturer in botany, Bedford College, London, 1868; Westminster Hospital, London, 1869–73. Author of several papers on pollination, 1871–3, and other botanical works. Biological sub-editor for Nature, 1871–4. Vice-president of the Microscopical Society, 1892, 1899, and 1900; editor of the [proper title]Society's journal, 1897–1902. Vice-president of the Linnean Society of London, 1891–2.
Sources: Desmond, Ray 1994 DNB Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 1879–1902 London Linn Soc list, 1891–2 Medical directory 1869–73
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