Journalist and beekeeper. From 1850 devoted himself exclusively to beekeeping. Introduced Ligurian bees to Britain in 1859 and developed the "Woodbury hive", marketed by the London apiarian specialists George Neighbour & Sons. As "A Devonshire Beekeeper", a regular contributor to the Cottage Gardener, Journal of Horticulture, Gardeners' Chronicle, and The Times.
Sources: Brown, R. H. 1975 Brown, Ron 1994 Dodd, Victor 1983 Fraser, H. M. 1958 Neighbour, Alfred 1865
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