Woodbridge, Suffolk

Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles

Frank Morley, of Morley's Theorem, was born here. Airy, who was a neighbour at Playford, encouraged him to go to Cambridge. See also Boulge and Playford, above. [1]

There is a cart-weighing steelyard in Woodbridge [2]; [3]. The only other UK example extant is at Soham, qv.

References (show)

  1. Morley, Frank V. My One Contribution to Chess. Faber & Faber, London, 1947. pp.17 & 19-20
  2. Graham, J.T. Scales and Balances, Shire Album 55, Shire, 1981, p.20
  3. Burton, Anthony. The Shell Book of Curious Britain. David & Charles, 1982. pp.266-268

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