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Looking for Newton Family Connections? Tools and tips to get you started online

Local Grantham historian Ruth Crook recently offered up some useful advice on where to start looking if you think you are related to the Newton family tree. Whilst he had no direct descendants, Sir Isaac Newton came from a large … Continue reading

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World Newton expert will boost Newton Tree Party!

One of the world’s leading experts on Isaac Newton, Professor Rob Iliffe, will bring his unique knowledge to both the Gravity Fields Festival and its Newton Tree Party activity. He will be joined by Sarah Dry, author of the forthcoming … Continue reading

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Viscount Conningsby of Culverthorpe Hall was a cousin of Isaac Newton.  In 1733,  the Viscount’s son was thrown to his death from an upstairs window at the family home in London by their pet African baboon. The young viscount was eventually … Continue reading

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