Mycenae House Local History Group Lecture, 4 Octoer 2021


The Royal Observatory: John Pond and some Blackheath connections


This page is intended to support a lecture given by Graham Dolan to the Mycenae House Local History Group at Mycenae House on 4 Octoer 2021.





John Pond, the sixth Astronomer Royal

The old churchyard, St Margaret’s Lee: the burial place of Halley, Bliss and Pond – the second, fourth and sixth Astronomers Royal


The Assistants


Pay 1811–1835

Historic maps of Greenwich

Board of Visitors

Board of Longitude