Thomas Caldecott b1743 – Rare Book Collector and Shakespearian Scholar – The Worthies of Warwickshire – Frederick Leigh Colvile
Born at Rugby in 1743, was the only son of William Caldecott * of that place, by his first wife. He was educated at Rugby and Winchester Schools, and at New College, Oxford, where graduated B.C.L. in 1770. He was for many years an eminent Counsel on the Oxford circuit, Attorney General of Chester, and […] Continue reading
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
Descended from Thomas Calcott of Berkshire, Abraham Caldecott was born into an esteemed family of Rugby. He was notable for his influence in Rugby School, for his civil service and, later in his role as a magistrate. He was born to William Caldecott of Catthorpe and Anna Deacon in about 1763 and was the youngest […] Continue reading28 pleasant place liverpool, abraham caldecott, abraham hume, ann catherine west, anna deacon, anna houghton, bilton grange, brasenose college oxford, caldecott park rugby, caroline caldecott, caroline seliina caldecott, catthorpe, celia heggs, charles marriott caldecott, charles thomas caldecott, claybrook with wibtoft leicestershire, cotesbach church, dr robert marriott rector of cotesbach, dudleston shropshire, e. pretty, east india company, eleanor caldecott, elizabeth caldecott, elizabeth marriott, elizabeth mary stewart, elizabeth smith, ellen caldecott, emily caldecott, emperor of hindostan, everard garfoot caldecott, francis james caldecott, henry caldecott, henry clarke, high sheriff of warwick, holbrook grange, john alexander caldecott, john hume, john marriott caldecott, laura caldecott, little lawford, lucy caldecott, manor of rugby, margaret elizabeth caldecott, meads eastbourne east sussex, merriel caldecott, newbold upon avon, old bailey, oriel college oxford, randoph caldecott, robert marriott caldecott, rugby, rugby school, sidney arthur caldecott, sophia catherine caldecott, st alphege’s church greenwich, st andrew’s church rugby, st john the evangelist croydon, stanley burrough, the life of baber, the lodge rugby, thomas calcott of berkshire, thomas caldecott, torquay devon, William Caldecott, william houghton, william marriott caldecott
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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