Biographies

Caroline Caldicott b1838 – Care for the Elderly?!

Hatton Lunatic Asylum
admin / November 10, 2017

Caroline Caldicott was the second daughter born to Joseph Caldicott and Caroline Connop. Caroline was born in 1838 in Coventry and was younger sister to Joseph and Caroline’s first child, Emma. By the age of 23 Caroline had become a silk ribbon weaver like her sister, Emma. Ribbon and silk weaving was a huge industry in Coventry, Cash’s being one…

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Biographies

Emma Caldicott b1836 – Keeping it in the Family!

admin / November 9, 2017

Emma Caldicott was the first child born to Joseph Caldicott (1810 – 1870) and Caroline Connop (1814 – 1895). She was born in about 1836 in Coventry. Her father, Joseph began his working life as a ribbon weaver but, by the age of 37, had become a postman. By the age of 15, Emma had also become a ribbon weaver,…

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