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Colonel Willoughby Verner Constable (1853-1943)
1853 September 27th. Born in Westmeath, in County Leinster, Ireland, the son of Joshua Constable, a Clerk of Works, and his wife Sarah
1861 Living in Plumstead, Kent.
1871 Listed as a Gentleman Cadet in the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich
By 1876 he was in India
Later went to the Sudan and Egypt
1889 Married Lucy Gordon
By 1892 he was back in India with the North Western Railway of India
1901 Living at The Rectory, Cosgrove, Northants., with his wife Lucy and her mother Arabella Hewit Gordon
1902 Twelve articles in The Engineer on the working of American railways
1904 Retired from the Indian service
1943 November 28th. Died