• Guided tour of the Nursery and Arboretum at Thornhayes, near Cullompton. Friday 20th October 2017. See Events section for information.
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John Gould (i) Veitch (1839-1870)

John Gould (i) Veitch (1839-1870)

John Gould Veitch i profileJohn Gould was born in 1839 and worked for the family as a plant collector with expeditions to the Far East in 1860 and Australasia in 1864. John introduced many new tree species to Britain. He became a fellow of the Linnaean Society in 1866 and in 1867 married Jane Hodge. He died 3 years later aged just 31.