A Lincolnshire family of Newtons with four generations related to Sir Isaac Newton helped to launch a social media project to find more relatives of the world's greatest scientist.

A Lincolnshire family of Newtons with four generations related to Sir Isaac Newton helped to launch a social media project to find more relatives of the world's greatest scientist. The youngest male - toddler Seth, represents the 15th generation directly descended from William Newton - Isaac Newton's great great uncle. The family of Philip Newton, his son Mark, grandson David and great grandson Seth has its own roots in Skillington, close to Newton's birthplace.