|NEWTON AND SON|
The Newton family were among the leading English globe makers of the early 19th Century.
John Newton began his firm in 1780.
Ca 1800 John Newton was joined by his second son William (1786-1861) under the name J.& W. Newton.
After 1841, ownership passed to William Newton's son William E Newton . The firm was around until the early 20th Century.
A Newton Orrery. Ca 1800