John Lindley

Standard Name: Lindley, John


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Instructor Jane Loudon
After she was married she set out to educate herself in her husband's area of expertise: botany. She attended lectures given by John Lindley , first professor of botany at London University , and took...
Occupation Jane Loudon
What had first interested John Claudius Loudon in Jane Webb had been less her literary skill than her ingenuity in imagining technologies of the future. They were both improvers. From the time of her marriage...


30 April 1829
John Lindley gave his inaugural lecture as the first professor of botany at the newly established London University .
Nathaniel Ward and John Lindley successfully lobbied Parliament to repeal the tax on glass in order to lower the cost of home conservatories.