Ayscough, William
Brother of Newton's mother Hannah. William had studied at Trinity College Cambridge and rector of the parish of Burton Coggles, only two miles from Woolsthorpe. Conduitt recorded that William was instrumental in persuading Newton's mother to allow him to go to Cambridge (Keynes MS 130.2 p32).

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