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John Horwood


Gardener to George Henry Turnbull of Down, Kent. Supervised the construction of the hothouse at Down House, 1863. Publican at Leaves Green, Cudham, Kent, from at least 1881.


Census returns of England and Wales 1861 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG9/462/70/1), 1881 (RG11/855/59/14)

Correspondence vol. 11, letter to G. H. Turnbull, [16? February 1863]

England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966 (, accessed 22 January 2016)

Orchids p. 158 n.


Correspondence: The correspondence of Charles Darwin. Edited by Frederick Burkhardt et al. 29 vols to date. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1985–.

Orchids: On the various contrivances by which British and foreign orchids are fertilised by insects, and on the good effects of intercrossing. By Charles Darwin. London: John Murray. 1862.