The Caldecotts were a landed family, members of which were scattered in various parishes during the sixteenth century in Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Indeed, the name occurs under various old spellings as Calcott, Coldcot, and Coldicot. A William de Caldecote was in 1303 Incumbent of Long Buckby, Northamptonshire (see Bridges’ ‘History of Northamptonshire,’ p. 547, Vol […] Continue readingbarrow and whitwell rutland, Caldecott house, catthorpe, chislington and ipsden oxfordshire, holbrook grange, john calcott, John Caldecott, little lawford, peasemore berkshire, rugby, st botolphs church newbold on avon, Thomas Calcott, thomas calcott of berkshire, thomas caldecott, thomas harris, William Caldecott
But to return to William Boughton, Esquire, who purchased the Manor of Rugby in 1720. This gentleman was baptised on the 1st April 1682. He unfortunately died almost immediately after he had purchased the Manor, and by his will dated that year (1720) and proved June 3rd, 1720, bequeathed his Manor of Rugby, with his […] Continue reading
Transcript of Letter To Sir Thomas Cave From Thomas Caldecott Written in 1755 Regarding Seat at Catthorpe, Leicestershire
“DEAR SIR, Catthorpe, Aug. 10. 1755. “When I was last at Stanford, you was pleased to shew me what you had collected relating to Catthorpe; and since then I have looked into the title-deeds of Catthorpe estate, and I find my great-grandfather purchased it of Nicholas Brittaine, esq. by deed dated 20th of May, in […] Continue reading
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 […] Continue reading
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. Such was their influence that there is a street named after the family which remains in the town of Gainsborough today (although it is situated on […] Continue readingAdam Stark, Alice Jean Ingall, Bill Caldicott, Caldicott Drive Gainsborough, Caldicotts’ Directory, Charles Caldicott, Charles Harrison, Charles Hubert Caldicott, Gainsborough, Gainsborough Advertiser, Gainsborough Evening News, Gainsborough News, George Wade, Market Place Gainsborough, North Lindsay Star, Retford Worksop Isle of Axholme and Gainsborough News, Rev. German W. Danks, Thomas Ayre Newball, William Hargrave Caldicott, William Stark
The Caldicott One-Name Study
This website contains all my research for my One-Name Study based around the surname Caldicott and all of its variants. There are genealogies, biographies, obituaries and interesting histories and trends surrounding the surname. My study is registered with the Guild of One-Name Studies. I would welcome your comments, contributions, family stories or documents or photos which may be useful to the research. Thanks for visiting.
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- Thomas Caldecott b1743 – Rare Book Collector and Shakespearian Scholar – The Worthies of Warwickshire – Frederick Leigh Colvile
- Caldecotts of Rugby – More Writings by Albert Edward Treen
- Caldecotts of Rugby – Extract from History and Antiquities of Rugby by Albert Edward Treen
- Transcription of Will of John Caldecot, Gentleman of Bickley, Cheshire, Who Died 1785
- Transcription of Will of John Caldecott 1726 – 1779 of Edge, Cheshire
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