Woodbridge, Suffolk

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. [Morley, pp.17 & 19-20]

There is a cart-weighing steelyard in Woodbridge [J.T. Graham, Scales and Balances, Shire Album 55, Shire, 1981, p.20; Burton, pp.266-268]. The only other UK example extant is at Soham, qv.


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