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Darwin Correspondence Project

James Ebenezer Bicheno


Barrister and botanist. Secretary, Linnean Society, 1824–32. Colonial secretary in Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania), 1842–51. FRS 1827.


Desmond 1977, DNB.


Desmond, Ray. 1977. Dictionary of British and Irish botanists and horticulturists, including plant collectors and botanical artists. 3d ed. London: Taylor and Francis.

DNB: Dictionary of national biography. Edited by Leslie Stephen and Sidney Lee. 63 vols. and 2 supplements (6 vols.). London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1912. Dictionary of national biography 1912–90. Edited by H. W. C. Davis et al. 9 vols. London: Oxford University Press. 1927–96.