Category Archives: Newton Connections

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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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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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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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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