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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