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Richard Inwards

Birth: 1840

Death:1937

Richard Inwards (22 April 1840, Houghton Regis - 30 September 1937) was a mining engineer, an astronomer and a meteorologist. Inwards managed the San Baldomero mine in Bolivia for Evans and Askin and then a mine in Spain for the Manganese Company.

He reported on mines and mining projects in South America, Mexico, Norway, Austria, Spain, Portugal and England. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1861 and a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society in 1862. He served as president of the Royal Meteorological Society in 1894 and 1895.

Not much else is known about his personal life or early years. If you have more information to contribute please contact us.

References:

Richard Inwards. A Link with the Past". The Observer. 60: 325-326. 1937

Mr. Richard Inwards". Nature. 133: 603. 21 April 1934

Mr. Richard Inwards". Nature. 140: 715. 23 October 1937.

"Inwards, Richard". Who's Who: 1150. 1916.

Books & Publications

Book Title Date
The Temple of the Andes (1884) The Temple of the Andes 1884

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