Berkshire

Email: Survey Officer

Astronomers

Observatories

Bruce Kingsley’s Observatory (2008- ), Maidenhead.  Equipped with an 8.5-inch With-Browning reflector of 1908 in a Broadhurst Clarkson tube, acquired by Patrick Moore from the RGO in 1953, and given to Bruce in c.2006, and restored by him.

Saunder’s Observatory, Crowthorne (1894), established by S.A. Saunder’s observatory at home, with a 7-inch refractor for his selenography (Stroobant 1907; ‘Mr Saunder’s Observatory…’, MNRAS, 62 (1902), 279-80).

William Herschel’s Observatory, Dachet & Slough – see Buckinghamshire

Astronomy Groups

 

3 Responses to Berkshire

  1. Kenelm England says:

    Addition to Davis, Gideon Turner
    (1844-1925) Born in Reading. Joined Liverpool AS 1884. Founder member BAA 1890.

    Blagrave, John (c.1561-1611) Born in Earley near Reading, he studied at Reading School and St. John’s College, Oxford. He wrote on mathematical topics, including the use of the cross-staff and astrolabe [DNB].

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