Biographies

Alfred James Caldicott – 1842 – 1897 – Famous Composer

Alfred James Caldicott
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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 woreB 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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Local History

Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club

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 they were also heavily involved…

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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 toB CharlesB and Mary Ann (formely Dook),B a part of the prominent publishing family of Gainsborough responsible for producing the Gainsborough News and linked to Gainsborough Trinity Football Club (SeeB Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper PublishersB andB Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club). He was christened on 25 December…

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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 CharlesB and Mary Ann (formely Dook),B a part of the prominent publishing family of Gainsborough responsible for producing the Gainsborough News and linked to Gainsborough Trinity Football Club (SeeB Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper PublishersB andB Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club). He was christened on 29 January…

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Charles Caldicott – 1857 – 1914 – Gainsborough News Publisher and Gainsborough Trinity FC Chairman

Charles Caldicott was born in April 1857 toB 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 (SeeB Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper PublishersB andB Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club). He married Mary Ann Dook,…

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