Author Archives: Paul Wilson

Looking back at the party ….

The Newton Tree Party set out to uncover Isaac Newton’s family connections in the Lincolnshire landscape. We wanted to retrace the footpaths and routes that Newton would walked between different villages, family houses and buildings  over 300 years ago. Now … Continue reading

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Woolsthorpe manor house – the story of a story

In his final piece for the Newton Tree Party blog, historian Russell Newton shares his personal thoughts and research on the birth place of Isaac Newton, Woolthorpe Manor. Find out more in his forthcoming book ‘Mr Newton’s New Perspective’. Standing … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself… A Newton Family Story

Historian Russell Newton shares his story of how a letter from the National Trust led him to discover his family links with Isaac Newton Fifteen years ago, in May 1999, I received a letter from the National Trust at Woolsthorpe … Continue reading

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Follow in Newton’s Footsteps at Gravity Fields 2014

 An invitation to join us on foot or online! Ali Pretty and Richard White have created walks retrace Isaac Newton’s life and family connections in the South Kesteven landscape. The walks are the result of a collaboration with historian Russell … Continue reading

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Top Tips on Researching Newton Family Connections

Historian Russell Newton has spent much of his life researching the life Sir Isaac Newton. Here are his top tips on how to approach the question of whether you are related to the great man …  Isaac Newton had an … Continue reading

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