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Richard Cunningham

Birthplace: Wimbledon, Surrey, England (United Kingdom)
Death: April 1835 (42)
NSW, Australia
Immediate Family:

Son of Allan Cunningham, Snr and Sarah Cunningham
Brother of Allan Cunningham

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About Richard Cunningham

Richard was an English Botanist who became Colonial Botanist in New South Wales, and superintendent of the Sydney Botanic Gardens.

He arrived in Australia in 1833, having worked at Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens where he catalogued plants sent by his brother Allan.

He was killed by Aborigines in 1835.

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Richard Cunningham's Timeline

February 12, 1793
Wimbledon, Surrey, England
April 1835
Age 42
NSW, Australia