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Frederick Caldicott b1841 – A Family Torn Apart by Loss

The story of Frederick Caldicott is a bittersweet tale as his family experienced the joys and sorrows until they were eventually separated through tragic loss. Frederick Caldicott was the eldest son of Joseph Caldicott and Caroline Connop in 1841 in Coventry. He was the younger brother of Joseph and Caroline's two daughters, Emma and Caroline.… Continue reading Frederick Caldicott b1841 – A Family Torn Apart by Loss

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Frederick Caldicott b1841 – Family Tree

Here is the family tree of Frederick Caldicott and his first wife Harriet Biggs (click on family tree to enlarge).   And here is the family tree of Frederick Caldicott and his second wife Elizabeth Turner (click on the family tree to enlarge). For more details about his life and family go to Frederick Caldicott… Continue reading Frederick Caldicott b1841 – Family Tree

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Caroline Caldicott b1838 – Care for the Elderly?!

Caroline Caldicott was the second daughter born to Joseph Caldicott and Caroline Connop. Caroline was born in 1838 in Coventry and was younger sister to Joseph and Caroline's first child, Emma. By the age of 23 Caroline had become a silk ribbon weaver like her sister, Emma. Ribbon and silk weaving was a huge industry in… Continue reading Caroline Caldicott b1838 – Care for the Elderly?!

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Emma Caldicott b1836 – Keeping it in the Family!

Emma Caldicott was the first child born to Joseph Caldicott (1810 - 1870) and Caroline Connop (1814 - 1895). She was born in about 1836 in Coventry. Her father, Joseph began his working life as a ribbon weaver but, by the age of 37, had become a postman. By the age of 15, Emma had… Continue reading Emma Caldicott b1836 – Keeping it in the Family!

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Herbert Vigers Caldicott – 1873 – 1944 – Died in WWII Bombing of Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London

Herbert Vigers Caldicott is part of the Coventry ribbon manufacturer Caldicott family and spent most of his life working as a ribbon merchant based in London. However, his tragic death during WWII was perhaps the thing he will be most remembered for. Herbert was born on 19 September 1873 to Thomas Parker Caldicott, ribbon manufacturer,… Continue reading Herbert Vigers Caldicott – 1873 – 1944 – Died in WWII Bombing of Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London

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Herbert Vigers Caldicott b1873 – Family Tree

Here is the family tree of Herbert Vigers Caldicott (click on family tree to enlarge). For more details about his life and family go to Herbert Vigers Caldicott – 1873 – 1944 – Died in WWII Bombing of Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London

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Harvey Caldicott – 1858 – 1955 – Indonesian State Engineer

Harvey Caldicott forged a successful engineering career leaving the family home and business as hop merchants in Worcester to work around the globe. William was born on 13 April 1854 in Worcester to William Caldicott and Matilda Caldicott (formerly Bayliss). He was the youngest of their six sons. He was baptised on 13 December 1863 at the… Continue reading Harvey Caldicott – 1858 – 1955 – Indonesian State Engineer