John Ellerton Stocks

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John Ellerton Stocks M.D., F.L.S (1822–1854), was a native of Cottingham in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England,[1] who distinguished himself as a botanist in India. The standard author abbreviation Stocks is used to indicate this individual as the author when citing a botanical name.[2]


He joined the Bombay Medical Staff in the 1840s.[1] For most part of his service, he was posted in Sind.


While in Sindh he served as vaccinator and inspector of drugs.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Obituary - Dr. Stocks F.L.S.". The Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review: 401. July 1854. 
  2. ^ IPNI.  Stocks. 

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