- Sir Herbert Isambard Owen
Sir Herbert Isambard Owen (1857-1927) was a University academic. He was the first Vice-Chancellor of the
University of Bristoland a deputy Chancellor of the University of Wales. He was the nephew of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Owen was born in
Chepstowin Monmouthshire, south Wales. He was educated at Rossall Schooland attended the University of Cambridge, reading medicine. [ [http://www.nlw.org.uk/cgi-bin/anw/fulldesc_nofr?inst_id=39&coll_id=10482&expand= Archives Network Wales - Sir Isambard Owen Papers ] at www.nlw.org.uk] He was a major figure in the creation of the University of Walesin 1891-1892 and was its Deputy Chancellor from its creation in 1894 until 1910. He received a Knighthood from Edward VIIin 1902.
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