Local History

Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club

football match 1894

The Caldicotts were a prominent influential family in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire for over a hundred years running a successful newspaper and publishing business and serving their community in many ways – See Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper Publishers for the full story about their business. However, this is not the end of the family’s story as they were also heavily involved…

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William Hargrave Caldicott – 1885 – 1956 – Successful Gainsborough Publisher and Chairman of Gainsborough Trinity FC

William Hargrave Caldicott was born on 28 November 1885 to Charles and Mary Ann (formely Dook), a part of the prominent publishing family of Gainsborough responsible for producing the Gainsborough News and linked to Gainsborough Trinity Football Club (See Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper Publishers and Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club). He was christened on 25 December 1885 at All Saints’ Church,…

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Charles Hubert Caldicott – 1892 – 1985 – Successful Publisher, Honorary Manager of Gainsborough Trinity FC and Special Policeman

Charles Hubert Caldicott was born on 23 December 1892 to Charles and Mary Ann (formely Dook), a part of the prominent publishing family of Gainsborough responsible for producing the Gainsborough News and linked to Gainsborough Trinity Football Club (See Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper Publishers and Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club). He was christened on 29 January 1893 at Holy…

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Charles Caldicott – 1857 – 1914 – Gainsborough News Publisher and Gainsborough Trinity FC Chairman

Charles Caldicott was born in April 1857 to William Hargrave Caldicott and Eliza Newball in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, a part of the prominent publishing family of Gainsborough responsible for producing the Gainsborough News and linked to Gainsborough Trinity Football Club (See Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper Publishers and Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club). He married Mary Ann Dook, daughter of James, in…

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Thomas Newball Caldicott – 1862 – 1935 – Successful Ironmonger

Thomas Newball Caldicott was born in 1862 to William Hargrave Caldicott and Eliza Newball in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, a part of the prominent publishing family of Gainsborough responsible for producing the Gainsborough News and linked to Gainsborough Trinity Football Club (See Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper Publishers and Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club) On 12th July 1887 he married Sarah Lizzie Scottorn,…

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Edwin Tearle Caldicott 1859 – 1946 – Lithograph Artist

Edwin Tearle Caldicott  was born on 22 February 1859 to William Hargrave Caldicott and Eliza Newball in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, a part of the prominent publishing family of Gainsborough responsible for producing the Gainsborough News and linked to Gainsborough Trinity Football Club (See Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper Publishers and Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club). By the age of 22 he…

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William Hargrave Caldicott 1824 – 1877 – Founding Member of the Gainsborough Caldicotts’ Publishing Business

William Hargrave Caldicott b1824

William Hargrave Caldicott was born in Leominster to Edward and Caroline (nee Hargrave), his second wife, in 1824. William had just one younger sister Elizabeth Hargrave Caldicott who was born in 1827 and who later married John Hatfield Marshall on 22 May 1852 in Epworth, Lincolnshire. However, he had three half-brothers and one half-sister from his father’s first wife ,…

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Local History, Occupational History

Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper Publishers

The Caldicotts were a prominent influential family in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire for over a hundred years running a successful newspaper and publishing business and serving their community in many ways. Such was their influence that there is a street named after the family which remains in the town of Gainsborough today (although it is situated on a very unglamorous industrial estate!).…

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