Category Archives: Mr Newton’s New Perspective

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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Guest Post: Russell Newton and Mr Newton’s New Perspective

The Newton Tree Party would like to welcome a special series of contributions from historian Russell Newton. Russell is a descendant of Isaac Newton’s uncle, Robert Newton and is currently researching a revisionist autobiography that retraces Isaac Newton’s life from a … Continue reading

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Mr Newton’s New Perspective: Skillington – a schoolroom in an old house

Late in his life, whilst an old man then living in London, Isaac recounted a scene to his nephew John Conduitt the story of his early days at school: He recounted how he: “..went to two little day schools at … Continue reading

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Mr Newton’s New Perspective: Stoke Rochford

Late in his life, whilst an old man then living in London, Isaac recounted a scene to his nephew John Conduitt the story of his early days at school: He recounted how he: “..went to two little day schools at … Continue reading

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