Detail from a sketch by John Constable showing 6 of his 7 children
John Constable was the fourth of six children – three sisters and two brothers. He enjoyed a happy and affluent childhood in East Bergholt and Flatford. He married a lawyers daughter, Maria Bicknell and fathered seven children.
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- Father Golding Constable 1739-1816
- Mother Ann Constable 1748-181
- Brothers Golding and Abram
- Sisters Ann, Martha, Mary
Maria Bicknell (wife) and her family
John Constable’s Children
The Constable’s Nanny Elizabeth Roberts