Biography and illustrations from Caparn Family collection of Oliver
Chamberlain, Jr., great-grandson of Thomas John Caparn. 6/2006:
Thomas John Caparn
artist, horticulturist, businessman
John Caparn was born at Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, on
January 10, 1834. His father, William Horner Caparn (1804-1872),
was a nurseryman and seedsman, owning a large nursery there; he was
from a prominent family, several ancestors having included mayors o (showing 500 of 4726 characters).