Montgomeryshire

Astronomers

Evans, John Silas, Canon (1864-1953), amateur astronomer and author, was vicar of Vicar of Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant.

Mills, Edward  (1802-1865), amateur astronomer, Llanidloes.

Lewis, William James, Prof., FRS (1847-1926), observed total solar eclipses from Spain and Sri Lanka, originally from Llanwyddelan.

Societies and Organisations

Authors, lecturers, broadcasters

Evans, John Silas, Canon (1864-1953), amateur astronomer, popular lecturer and author.

Mills, Edward  (1802-1865), amateur astronomer and popular lecturer, Llanidloes.

Academics and associated professionals

Lewis, William James, Prof., FRS (1847-1926), Professor of Mineralogy at the University of Cambridge.

Publishers

Telescope/equipment manufacturers

Resources

County Record Office 
Powys County Archives Office,
County Hall,
Llandrindod Wells,
Powys, LD1 5LG
(telephone: 01597 826088,
fax: 01597 826087,
email: archives@powys.gov.uk).

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