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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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Charles Caldecott – A Case of Monday Morning Leg?

In 1906 Charles Caldecott appeared in court under a cruelty to animals charge for driving a lame horse. He claimed that it was a case of “Monday morning leg”, a catchall term which could account for a number of different conditions where a horse becomes temporarily lame after being in the stable for a couple of days. Was it indeed…

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