- R. M. J. Jones
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Harris, Joseph (bap. 1704, d. 1764), astronomer and assayer, the eldest son of Howel ap Howel, alias Harris (1672?–1731), carpenter, and his wife, Susannah, née Powell (d. 1751), of Trefeca, Brecknockshire, was baptized at Talgarth on 16 February 1704. After being trained by his maternal uncle, ...