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Petition to save Luke Howard’s house

We have been asked to promote a petition to restore  7 Bruce Grove,  one of the most important historic buildings in Tottenham and home to Luke Howard, the famous Quaker meteorologist.  Luke Howard is buried here at Winchmore Hill Meeting House. … Continue reading

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Namer of the clouds

Fascinating Radio 4 programme about the poetic influence of the famous metereologist Luke Howard, who is buried in our burial ground.  It describes how his ground-breaking ’Essay on the Modification of Clouds’ became the subject of poems by Goethe and  Shelley … Continue reading

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Cloud pioneer gets reborn memorial in Winchmore Hill

A famous scientist buried in Winchmore Hill Quaker Meeting burial ground is getting a new memorial. Luke Howard invented the scientific names for clouds still used today and is widely seen as a father of modern meteorology.     However his gravestone … Continue reading

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