Monthly Archives: August 2014

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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Mr Newton’s New Perspective: North Witham

Late in his life, whilst an old man then living in London, Isaac recounted a scene that his mother had often told him. She said that: “when he was born he was so little that they could have put him … Continue reading

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Mr Newton’s New Perspective: Bassingthorpe with Westby

In 1705 Isaac Newton was knighted by Queen Anne at his old college in Cambridge, not, as some would have it, for services to science or mathematics, reasons for knighting were never published and could only be guessed at, but … Continue reading

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Walking in a Newton Wonderland #Newtonwalk Story of Day 2

Day 2 of the #Newtonwalk test run saw our team set out from North Witham Church Here’s the details of the day 2 route including Tweets and photos Journeying towards Sir Isaac Newton’s family home at Woolsthorpe Manor in Colsterworth, … Continue reading

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