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Biographical entry Pigot, Edward Francis (1858 - 1929)

Born
18 September 1858
Dundrum, Ireland
Died
22 May 1929
North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Seismologist and Astronomer

Summary

Edward Francis Pigot was a physics teacher at the Riverview College, Sydney 1887 -92 and was the founder and Director of the Riverview College Observatory 1907-29.

Archival resources

Jesuit Archives, Hawthorn

  • Edward Francis Pigot - Records, 1887 - 1920; Jesuit Archives, Hawthorn. Details

St Ignatius College Archives, Riverview

  • Edward Francis Pigot - Records, 1909 - 1920; St Ignatius College Archives, Riverview. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Drake, L. A., 'Pigot, Edward Francis (1858-1929), Jesuit Priest, Astronomer and Seismologist', in Geoffrey Serle (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 11, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1988, pp. 230-231. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A110235b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Branagan, David, 'Earth Sky and Prayer in Harmony: Aspects of the Interesting Life of Father Edward Pigot, SJ, BA, MB, BCh (1858-1929): part 2 (1911-1929)', Earth Sciences History, vol. 29, no. 2, 2010, pp. 232-63. Details
  • Branagan, David, 'Earth Sky and Prayer in Harmony: Aspects of the Interesting Life of Father Edward Pigot, SJ, BA, MB, BCh (1858-1929): part 1', Earth Sciences History, vol. 28, 2010, pp. 69-99. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.