Catalogue and transcribe letters from the Adams family (John Couch Adams)

Collection informationPhotograph, John Couch Adams

Correspondence written between members of the Adams family of Lidcott in Laneast parish, dated between the late 19th and early 20th century. Get to know the family members of one of Cornwall’s most prominent scientific figures, John Couch Adams. He was a British mathematician and astronomer, famous for predicting the existence and position of Neptune.

For further biographical information, see the collection entry AM.

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