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Biographical entry Jones, Inigo Owen (1872 - 1954)

Born
1 December 1872
Croydon, Surrey, England
Died
14 November 1954
Crohamhurst, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Farmer, Forecaster and Meteorologist

Summary

Inigo Owen Jones trained with Clement Wragge 1888-1893 and took up meteorology as a hobby while working on the family farm. In 1923 his long-range forecasting gained attention and he took up full-time forecasting, lecturing and writing from 1927.

Archival resources

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies

  • Inigo Owen Jones - Records, 1930 - 1949, Series 9; Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Corporate Records and Archives Strategies. Details

Published resources

Books

  • Jones, Inigo, My "Nephelo-Coccygia": an Account of the Researches and Reasons Leading to the Establishment of Crohamburst Observatory, Truth & Sportsman Ltd, Brisbane, 195?. Details
  • Sherratt, Tim, Inigo Jones, the Weather Prophet, Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, 2006, 59 pp. Details

Book Sections

Reviews

  • Day, David, review of Inigo Jones, the weather prophet, Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 19, no. 1, 2008, pp. 109-11. Details

Online Resources

See also

McCarthy, G.J.