Australian Pioneers, Biographies, International Caldicotts

Alfred Millwater Caldicott 1827 – 1875 – Adventure and Misadventure

Mauritius

Born in Birmingham, Alfred Millwater Caldicott grew up in the industrial Midlands of England, but sought out a new life in paradise. Although his adventures were tragically cut short, his legacy lives on in Australia which he made as his new home. Alfred Millwater Caldicott was born on 22 October 1827 in Birmingham to printer, Henry Caldicott (brother of Alfred…

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Australian Pioneers

Australian Caldicotts

Australian Pioneers

There are a small number of bearers of the surname Caldicott found in Australia. They nearly all descend from a small number of pioneers – Alfred Jolly Caldicott 1802-1888 who emigrated from Staffordshire, England to Australia in 1853, along with his wife and his five surviving children. Thomas Weaver Caldicott 1854-1928 who emigrated from Herefordshire, England to Australia in 1870…

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Australian Pioneers, Biographies, International Caldicotts

Thomas Weaver Caldicott 1854-1928 – The Young Pioneer Who Rose From Shaky Origins

Young Australia

Thomas Weaver Caldicott started off his life with humble beginnings shrouded in humiliation and scandal and yet through his tenacity, spirit of adventure and moral upstanding he turned his life around… on the other side of the world! Thomas Weaver Caldicott was born to Sarah Caldicott in 1854 in Kingsland, Herefordshire and he was baptised on 30 July 1854. Sarah…

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