A PERSONAL HISTORY OF
THE ROYAL GREENWICH OBSERVATORY
AT HERSTMONCEUX CASTLE, 1948-1990

By George A. Wilkins

APPENDIX A   UNPUBLISHED REVIEW ARTICLES AND NOTES

Appendix A consists of three unpublished articles by the author. The first serves as a summary of a general history of the RGO at Herstmonceux, while the second is concerned in more detail with the activities of the Nautical Almanac Office and the Time Department. The third is concerned primarily with the activities of direct interest to the author and is complementary to the first article.

A.1 A review of the history of the RGO, 1948-1990
A.1.1   Introductory remarks
A.1.2Early history
A.1.3End of Spencer Jones era — 1949-1955
A.1.4Woolley period — 1956-1971
A.1.5Period of change — 1972-1981
A.1.6Period of decline — 1981-1990
A.1.7Concluding remarks
A.2 Review of almanacs and time activities
A.3 Recollections of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, 1951-1990
A.3.11951-1965
A.3.21965-1981
A.3.31981-1990

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