Flintshire

Astronomers

Evans, John Silas, Canon, (1864-1953), amateur astronomer and
author, one time vicar at St. Asaph, and Anglican curate in Rhos-ddu
(1890-1895).

Jones, John (c. 1823-1900), worked on compiling almanacs.

Lloyd, John Alun (1895-?), amateur astronomer and observer, Gwern-y-Mynydd.

Thorp, Thomas (1850-1914), amateur astronomer, retired to Prestatyn.

Observatories

Private observatory of Thomas Thorp in Prestatyn, c. 1910.

Societies and Organisations

Clwyd Astronomical Society (1976-c.1979).

Academics and associated professionals

Publishers

Telescope/equipment manufacturers

Useful addresses

County Record Office
The Old Rectory
Hawarden CH5 3NR
Wales
Tel 01244 532364

Email archives@flintshire.gov.uk

URL http://www.llgc.org.uk/cac/cac0032.htm

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