Timothy Harley

From Kook Science

Rev. Timothy Harley, F.R.A.S.
Born c. 1845
St Giles-in-the-Fields, Middlesex, England, UK
Died 30 March 1904 (59)
Croydon, Surrey, England, UK
Spouse(s) Mary Ann Harley; Agnes Annie Adams (m. 1897)

Timothy Patrick Harley (1845-1904) was an English-born Baptist minister and lecturer, as well as an astronomer, elected as a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1883,[1] who authored two books on the Moon, the more notable being Moon Lore (1885).

As a minister, Harley served as pastor at: the Baptist Church of Aylsham, Norfolk (from 1864 to 1867); Agard-street in Derby (from 1867); Metropolitan Tabernacle in London; St. John's, New Brunswick; First Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia (from 1871 through 1879); and John Street Chapel, Bedford Row in Bloomsbury, London.

Selected Bibliography


  1. List of the Fellows of the Royal Astronomical Society, Royal Astronomical Society, 1899, p. 14,, "Date of Election: 1883 Apr. 13, Rev. Timothy Harley, The Torrs, Wallington, Surrey."