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Darwin Correspondence Project

James Anderson


Scottish gardener; orchid specialist. Gardener to the Glasgow iron and shipping agent Thomas Dawson, at Meadowbank, Uddingston, Lanarkshire. Following Dawson’s death, worked as a landscape gardener in Glasgow and Manchester. Founding member of the Manchester and North of England Orchid Society. Editor of the Northern Gardener.


R. Desmond 1994, Orchid Review 7 (1899): 198, Post Office Glasgow directory 1863–4.