Author of Life of Admiral Viscount Exmouth (1835);
Began his career as a physician, at Guy’s Hospital in
London and then house surgeon at Swansea Infirmary, 1819-25; when naval surgeon visited West
Indies and wrote The Voyage, a poem; collaborated with William John Hall in the
Mitre Hymn-Book; published Church and King; edited Royal Cornwall Gazette from
Born: January 31, 1798, Falmouth, Cornwall. Died: March 7, 1863, Truro, Cornwall.
Buried: Kenwyn Churchyard, Truro, Cornwall.
His works include:
Burrowing and Boring Marine Animals.
Church and Bible.
The Voyage. a Poem written at Sea, and in the West
Indies, and Illustrated by Papers on Natural History, 1830.
Psalms and Hymns. Adapted to the Services of the Church of England
(with William J. Hall) (London: 1836)