Biographical entry Bailey, John (1) (1800 - 1864)
Hackney, London, England
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
John Bailey was appointed South Australian Government Botanist and Curator of the Botanic Garden in 1839. In 1841 he established a farm and a nursery business in partnership with his children, one of them being F.M. Bailey.
Born London, 1800. Died Adelaide 1864. Trained in Loddige's Nursery. Migrated to South Australia 1838; government botanist and curator of proposed botanic garden from March 1839; retrenched by Governor Grey ca 1841; farmer; established private nursery in Hackney, near Adelaide, with two sons, one being Frederick Manson Bailey (q.v.).
Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science
- Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details
- John (1) Bailey - Records, 1912 - 1949; Queensland Herbarium. Details
- White, C. T., 'The Bailey Family and its Place in the Botanical History of Australia', The Journal of the Historical Society of Queensland, vol. 3, no. 5, 1945, pp. 362-368. Details
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