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Evans’s Observatory [EvO] (c. 1900-1910), Cynwyl Elfed, established by the Revd. David Evans who located an 18-inch reflector by Cooke on top of a hill overlooking his parish. This was sold after his death and was re-located to Kent (Jones 2014, 79).

Astronomy Groups

Carmarthenshire Astronomy Club (CAC), founded (?).  Members  hold meetings  in Newtown.

Llanelly Astronomical Society (LlaAS) active (1970s).

Associated People

Authors, lecturers, broadcasters

John Silas Evans, Canon (1864-1953) originated from Pencarreg.


Telescope/equipment manufacturers

Useful Addresses

County Record Office

Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Parc Myrddin, Richmond Terrace, Carmarthen, SA31 1DS (Phone: 01267 228232; Facs: 01267 228237; E-mail:

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