Sir Jeremiah Colman, 1st Baronet
Colman was the son of Jeremiah Colman (1807 - 1885) and Isabella Button. Educated at King's College School and St. John's College, Cambridge, Colman joined the J & J Colman mustard business and then served as its Chairman from 1896. He was also Chairman of Commercial Union.
In 1888 he purchased Gatton Park, a country estate in Surrey. At Gatton Park he amassed one of the largest collections of orchids in the country. He commissioned Henry Ernest Milner to design the parterre.
- "Colman, Jeremiah (CLMN878J)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge
- "No. 28084". The London Gazette. 29 November 1907. p. 8331.
- "Sitter: Lady Mary Colman, née McMaster (d. 1954)". Lafayette Negative Archive.
- Gatton Park archive
- "The Park & Gardens, the Parterre", Gatton Trust, archived from the original on 11 April 2015, retrieved 11 April 2015
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