Twilley

1981 WR. Discovered 1981 Nov. 24 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Royston C. Twilley (1914- ), primary school teacher of the discoverer in Tooting, London, during 1954-1955. Twilley was the most inspiring of teachers, leading his pupils not only through the required curriculum, but also into areas of academic discipline not usually encountered by pre-teenagers. Especially noteworthy was a thorough exploration of the past and contemporaneous River Wandle, a short river nowadays flowing mostly underground through south London that in the eighteenth century sported a wide variety of industrial mills, a few of which were still in operation in the 1950s. During 1959 to 1977, Twilley was headmaster of two London schools, and

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