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
In the Name of God. Amen.I John Caldecott of Edge in the Parish of Malpas and County of Chester (Husbandman) do make and ordain this my Last will and Testament in manner and form following being of perfect mind and memory blessed be Almighty God. I Leave and Dispose of my Rights and Effects in […] Continue reading
Clement Guest Caldecott – 1869 – 1935 – Half-brother of Randolph Caldecott and Pharmaceutical Chemist
Clement Guest Caldecott was born in 1860 in Chester, Cheshire. He was the third child of John Caldecott, accountant of Chester, and his second wife, Maria Guest and twin to Florence Guest Caldecott. John Caldecott first married Mary Dinah Brookes on 27 Sep 1842 and the couple had seven children – John George, William Brookes, […] Continue reading48 gerald street wrexham, alfred caldecott, clement guest caldecott, eleanor st george caldecott, elizabeth caldecott, florence guest caldecott, frances eleanor scott, John Caldecott, john edward williams, john george caldecott, john shone, josiah guest caldecott, maria caldecott, maria guest, mary dinah brookes, randolph caldecott, robert b wood, robert c matson, samuel scott, sophia caldecott, south london of chemistry and pharmacy, st pauls church onslow square kensington, william brookes caldecott, wrexham denibighshire
Alfred Caldecott – 1850 – 1936 – Famous Philosopher and Brother of Randolph Caldecott, Famous Artist
There is much information written about the life and works of Alfred Caldecott and rightly deserved as tribute to the life of this highly accomplished philosopher and author. As this website is based around my One-Name Study which is largely based on genealogical research, I will base this mini-biography of Alfred Caldecott mainly on the […] Continue readingaesop’s fables, amelia guest caldecott, amy louisa arnold, charles maddock arnold, clement guest caldecott, constance guest caldecott, crook street great boughton, elizabeth caldecott, elizabeth garrett anderson, ely cambridgeshire, florence guest caldecott, grosvenor hotel great malvern, harold caldecott, John Caldecott, john george caldecott, john randolph anthony, josiah guest caldecott, king henry VIII’s school chester, lichfield cathedral, london university, louisa garrett anderson, maria caldecott, maria guest, mary dinah brookes, palmerstone house southsea, randolph caldecott, sophia caldecott, st james church croydon, st john’s college cambridge, william brookes caldecott
Sophia Caldecott was born on the 6 February 1848 at Crook Street, Chester to John Caldecott and Mary Dinah Brookes. She was their eldest daughter and younger sister to John George and Randolph, who was to become the famous and much heralded artist and children’s illustrator. John and Mary did also have another son William […] Continue readingalfred caldecott, amelia guest caldecott, bowden downs congregational church altrincham cheshire, bunyan meeting church bedford, clement guest caldecott, constance ethel anthony, constance guest caldecott, crook street great boughton, dorothy gladys smith, elizabeth caldecott, emmiline ford anthony, emmiline sarah ford, everard percival anthony, florence guest caldecott, gerald caldecott anthony, harold caldecott, harpurhey, John Caldecott, john george caldecott, john lilley anthony, john randolph anthony, josiah guest caldecott, kimbolton road bedford, maria caldecott, maria guest, mary dinah brookes, mary everard ford, moston manchester, randolph caldecott, royal witshire yeomanry regiment, sarah l brookes, sophia caldecott, st peters church bedford, the randolph caldecott collection, william brookes caldecott, worcester city art gallery and museum, WWI
There is much information written about the life and works of Randolph Caldecott and rightly deserved as tribute to the life of this highly accomplished artist. As this website is based around my One-Name Study which is largely based on genealogical research, I will base this mini-biography of Randolph Caldecott mainly on the information which […] Continue readingalfred caldecott, amelia guest caldecott, Bridge Street Row Chester, caldecott medal, clement guest caldecott, constance guest caldecott, crook street great boughton, elizabeth caldecott, evergreen cemetery st augustine florida, florence guest caldecott, frederick william brind, harold caldecott, institute of accountants, John Caldecott, john george caldecott, john lilley anthony, john randolph anthony, josiah guest caldecott, julia mary mcrae, king henry VIII’s school chester, maria caldecott, maria guest, marian harriet brind, mary dinah brookes, overleigh cemetery chester, randolph caldecott, rusholme lancashire, sophia caldecott, whitchurch, william brookes caldecott, william brown, william lomas, wirswall cheshire
John George Caldecott was born in Chorlton, Cheshire on 23 June 1843, the firstborn of John Caldecott and Mary Dinah Brookes. His father, John Caldecott was, at this point working as a retail hatter. John George is the eldest brother of famous artist and children’s illustrator, Randolph Caldecott. Sadly, on the 21st August 1852, John […] Continue reading
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 […] Continue reading
The Caldicott One-Name Study
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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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