He was a Director and General Manager of Martin's Bank.
He married Eleanor Webster of Manor Park Streatham at St Leonards in 1886 and lived at "Elmfield" Streatham. The family is connected to Hansard's who officially record Parliamentary debates
The paintings have another Streatham connection. The artist lived in Mount Ephraim Road
PHILIP STREATFEILD (1879-1915) 'Portrait of Mr Luke Hansard' and 'Portrait of Mrs Hansard'.