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Herbert Caldicott – 1843 – 1898 – Mayor of Worcester

Worcester
admin / September 17, 2017

Herbert Caldicott was a councillor for Worcester for many years like his brother, Walter and his father William. He held the offices of Chamberlain, Sheriff, Mayor, and Magistrate and also had musical and sporting talents. His contributions to Worcester and its community were immense and he truly was a figurehead of Victorian Worcester Society. Herbert was born in about 1843,…

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Alfred James Caldicott – 1842 – 1897 – Famous Composer

Alfred James Caldicott
admin / September 16, 2017

Alfred James Caldicott was a renowned and widely respected composer who won awards, accolade and positions worthy of his striking talent, including principal of the Royal College of Music. He died tragically young, but the year after one of his pieces, Little Jacky Horner was performed at the now world-famous BBC Proms, then known asB Mr Robert Newman’s Promenade Concerts,…

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Oswald Holt Caldicott – 1844 – 1935 – Birmingham Chartered Accountant

Oswald Holt Caldicott was a highly regarded accountant in Birmingham and the surrounding area, working for many esteemed clients such as James Hart of Coventry, Ribbon Manufacturers and Singer Co. of Sewing Machine fame. His family of ten children all led hugely successful lives and were highly regarded in society, his sons training in various reputable professions and his daughters…

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Holt Clare Caldicott – 1877-1966 – Master Brewer

Holt Clare Caldicott was born on 31 December 1877 to Oswald Holt Caldicott and Rosa Mary Jagger. By the age of 23 he had moved to Kings Lynn and was working as a Master Brewer. He married Emily Mary Barnes, daughter of Arthur Barnes, solicitor, at St Mary’s Church, Lichfield. The bride wore a gown of oyster white satin radium…

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John Philip Caldicott – 1876-1960 Accountant, Emigrated to Canada

John Phillip Caldicott was born on 6 February 1876 to Oswald Holt Caldicott and Rosa Mary Jagger and, following in his father’s footsteps, went on to train in accountancy. In July 1906 he married Mary Ethel Grinsell, daughter of James Erasmus Grinsell, Birmingham manufacturer of Grinsell and Sons producing silver-mounted glass, stoneware and ceramic items. The couple had one daughter,…

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Charles Holt Caldicott – 1871-1959 – Doctor

Charles Holt Caldicott was born on 26 February 1871 to Oswald Holt Caldicott and Rosa Mary Jagger in Edgbaston. He went on to train in medicine at Mason Science College a predecessor of Birmingham University and may have been a peer of Neville Chamberlain, British Prime Minister, also studying there around that time. He married Elizabeth Lora Phelps, daughter of…

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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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