Email: Survey Officer


Evans, John Silas [Canon (1864-1953), amateur astronomer and
author, served as a curate in Dyserth and Vicar of Cyffylliog (Jones 2014, 79-80).

Jenkins, Griffith Parry (1860-1940), amateur observer, popular lecturer, one time resident in Colwyn Bay (Jones 2014, 78).

Mills, Caradoc (1883-1950) amateur astronomer, popular author, Llanrwst (Jones 2014, 80).

Owen, Derek (?-1989), Pensarn, amateur observer .

Owen, Gwilym [Prof.] (1880-1940), professor of physics at Aberystwyth, born in Denbigh (Jones 2014, 82).

Roberts, Isaac  [Dr.] (1829-1904), pioneer of astrophotography was born at Y Groes, near Denbigh (Jones 2014, 76; see Lancashire).

Astronomy Groups

Clwyd Astronomical Society (ClAS), existed (1976-c.1979).

North Clwyd Astronomical Society (NCAS), existed (1981-1989).

Authors, lecturers, broadcasters

Gwilym Owen, [Prof.] (1880-1940), professor of physics at Aberystwyth and author of popular books on astronomy and physics, born in Denbigh.

Academics and associated professionals

Gwilym Owen, Prof. (1880-1940), professor of physics at Aberystwyth, born in Denbigh.


Telescope/equipment manufacturers

Useful addresses

Local History Centre
46 Clwyd Street, Ruthin, LL15 1HP, Wales (Tel 01824 708250; Fax 01824 708258; Email

County Record Office: The Archive and Modern Record Service

The Old Board School, Lloyd Street, Llandudno, LL30 2YG (Enquiries: Telephone or fax the service on (01492) 860882; email:

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