Edward Caldicott was born on 29 November 1846 to George Caldicott and Sarah Williams. He was their fifth child. His father was the miller of Norton Mill, which was set beside Norton Brook near Norton, Radnorshire, Wales and was described locally as an industrious and honest man (Hereford Journal - Wednesday 18 June 1851, Page… Continue reading Edward Caldicott 1846 – 1911 – Miller and family man who died in a tragic accident
Edward Caldicott was born to Edward Caldicott and Anne (nee Alford Smith) in about 1816 and was the second of their three children. His father Edward was a baker, pastry cook and confectioner, a trade which his son would also follow. Edward was baptised on 6th November 1816 in Leominster, Herefordshire. He sadly lost his… Continue reading Edward Caldicott – 1816 – 1878 – Confectioner & Pastry Cook
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
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?!
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!
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
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
William Homer Caldicott, like the majority of his family was an alderman for Worcester and became chamberlain at the height of his service for the city. William was born on 13 April 1854 in Worcester to William Caldicott and Matilda Caldicott (formerly Bayliss). He was the 5th of their six sons. He was baptised on 13 May… Continue reading William Homer Caldicott – 1854 – 1930 – Chamberlain of Worcester
Henry, affectionately known as Harry, Caldicott was a solicitor with a promising career that was tragically cut short as he passed away at the age of only 33 from some kind of lung disease. Henry Caldicott was born around October 1847 in Worcester to William Caldicott and Matilda Caldicott (formerly Bayliss). He was the 4th… Continue reading Henry Caldicott – 1847 -1881 – Worcester Solicitor Who Tragically Died Young
Herbert Caldicott was a councillor for Worcester for many years like his brother, Walter and his father William. He held the offices of Chamberlain, Sheriff, Mayor, and Magistrate and also had musical and sporting talents. His contributions to Worcester and its community were immense and he truly was a figurehead of Victorian Worcester Society. Herbert… Continue reading Herbert Caldicott – 1843 – 1898 – Mayor of Worcester