John Constable

Portrait of William Hobson by Henry Raeburn © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

William Hobson

"The occupant of Markfield House was William Hobson who was a very important figure in the London building and property world. He had been prominent in the rebuilding of St Luke’s Hospital and...

All Hallows' Church (previously All Saints), Hobson Family, John Constable, Local History, Markfield House, Markfield Park, Martello Towers

Markfield House - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Markfield House

"Markfield House was built in 1798 when Tottenham was a fashionable rural village conveniently close to London. The occupant of Markfield House was William Hobson..."

Hobson Family, John Constable, Local History, Markfield House, Markfield Park

Portrait of Luke Howard

Luke Howard - 'Weatherbrain'

"Luke Howard was born November 28th, 1772 in London. Howard was never a trained meteorologist or scientist, but he was a real weather enthusiast with a lifelong interest in meteorology. For more...

Clouds, Howard Family, John Constable, Local History, Luke Howard, Meteorology, Scotland Green

Cumulus Clouds by Luke Howard - Courtesy: Royal Meteorological Society

Luke Howard and Cloud Names

"In December 1802, a pharmacist called Luke Howard presented his paper, "On the modification of clouds" ('modification' meaning 'classification'), and in it proposed some of the cloud names we...

Bruce Grove, Clouds, Howard Family, John Constable, Local History, Luke Howard, Meteorology, Science

Luke Howard - "namer of clouds". English Heritage Blue plaque on the building at 7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham, London N17 - By Acabashi licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported

Luke Howard on Wikipedia

Luke Howard lived at 7 Bruce Grove, Tottenham N17

"Luke Howard has been called "the father of meteorology" because of his comprehensive recordings of weather in the London area from 1801 to...

Bruce Grove, Clouds, Howard Family, John Constable, Local History, Luke Howard, Meteorology, Science

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