Monmouthshire

Astronomers

Evans, Lewis, FRS (1755-1827), mathematician, mathematics teacher, astronomer, orginally from Caerleon.

Griffith, John, Rev. (1860-?), amateur astronomer and early investigator into megalithic astronomy, Abergavenny.

Jones, Kenneth Glyn (1915-1995), amateur astronomer and deep sky observer, originated from New Tredegar.

Lewis of Caerleon (mid 15th century – end 15th / early 16th century), astronomer, mathematician, physician, theologian, probably from
Caerleon.

Lowe, Edward Joseph (1825-1900), amateur astronomer, lived near Chepstow in later life.

Owen, Edwin Vaughan (1870-1950), amateur observer, younger brother of O. J. Owen, Abergavenny.

Owen, Owen John , OBE (1867-1960), amateur observer, Abergavenny.

Jenkins, Taliesyn Kenwin (b. 1879), amateur observers, author of popular articles, Nantyglo/Blaina.

 

Societies and Organisations

Astronomical Society of Wales (ASW), 1895-c.1914, held occasional meetings in Newport.

Authors, lecturers, broadcasters

Academics and associated professionals

Lewis of Caerleon (mid 15th century – end 15th / early 16th century), astronomer, mathematician, physician, theologian, probably from Caerleon, taught at Oxford.

Publishers

Telescope/equipment manufacturers

Gwent Record Office

County Hall
Cwmbrân
Gwent
NP44 2XH
Telephone: 01633 644886; or 01633 644888
Fax: 01633 648382
Email: gwent.records@torfaen

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