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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 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 (Brisbane: Truth & Sportsman Ltd, 195?). Details
  • Sherratt, Tim, Inigo Jones, the Weather Prophet (Melbourne: Bureau of Meteorology, 2006), 59 pp. Details

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Reviews

  • Inigo Jones, the weather prophet
    Day, David, Historical Records of Australian Science, 19 (1), (2008), 109-11. Details

See also

McCarthy, G.J.