Person Male Born 11/1/1746 Died 7/7/1799
Botanist and entomologist. Born Alton, Hampshire. Worked at the Chelsea Physic Garden. Set up a garden at Bermondsey and a larger one, the London Botanic Garden at Lambeth Marsh. His publication 'Flora Londinensis' (6 volumes on the plants growing within a 10 mile radius of London) established his reputation. The picture source shows many of the fine illustrations. He was one of the original fellows of the Linnean Society.