Colonel James Capper

Born:Dec 15 1743
Died:Sep 6 1825 (at age 81)In:  Ditchingham Lodge, Bungay, Suffolk
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Immediate family

Mary Capper (born Johnson)
His wife
Marianne Clutterbuck (born Capper)
His daughter
Elizabeth Henrietta Capper
His daughter
Louisa Rebecca Coningham (born Capper)
His daughter
Francis Capper
His father
Mary Capper (born Bennett)
His mother
Elizabeth Capper
His sister
Mary Capper
His sister
Richard Capper
His brother
Ann Capper
His sister
Elizabeth CAPPER
His sister
Francis Capper
His brother
Mary Capper
His sister
Mary Capper
His sister
Dorothy Capper
His sister
Martha Capper
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Education

1756
 Harrow School, Middx, England

Work

Meteorologist

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James Capper
Gender: Female
Christening: Jan 14 1777 - Fort St. George, Madras, India
Father: James Capper
Mother: Mary
Child: Louisa Rebecca Capper
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C00466-1
System Origin: India-EASy
GS Film number: 463296

Biography

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=dajPAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA381&lpg=PA381&dq=%22Col+James+Capper%22&source=bl&ots=_UsAk4RmkL&sig=yuHRRsR866oJmVM-uxqbGLPkml4&hl=en&ei=aq2iTt7aAdSl8gOD3uiKBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCEQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22Col%20James%20Capper%22&f=false

 

"A Pleasing Digression may be made in the way from Cardiff to Merthyr Tydvil, or Pont-y-prydd, by taking Caerphilly in the way. Upon White Thorn Hill, we find a very extensive prospect of the Bristol Channel, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Devon, and other counties. On the 1., before gaining the summit, is the elegant mansion, surrounded by a fine plantation, lately occupied by Col. Capper, whose meteorological and other writings recommended his talents to public esteem. " (The Cambrian traveller's guide, and pocket companion [by G. Nicholson], p 27-131). Capper lived at 'Cathay' from 1800 to 1809 (General view of the agriculture and domestic economy of South Wales: containing the counties of Brecon, Caermarthen, Cardigan, Glamorgan, Pembroke, Radnor, Volume 1, Walter Davies, Board of Agriculture (Great Britain), Sherwood, Neely & Jones, 1815)

 

iN 1811 Capper lived ina house of the Earl of Bute's at Cathay and had done so for about 15 years (http://www.archive.org/stream/ycymmrodor38cymmuoft/ycymmrodor38cymmuoft_djvu.txt)

 

Education: Harrow

Event: Fact 1 Eminent meteorologist; author f several works

Event: Military Colonel in the Hon. East India Company's Service; Comptroller-General of the Army

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