Biographies

William Hargrave Caldicott – 1885 – 1956 – Successful Gainsborough Publisher and Chairman of Gainsborough Trinity FC

William Hargrave Caldicott was born on 28 November 1885 to Charles and Mary Ann (formely Dook), a part of the prominent publishing family of Gainsborough responsible for producing the Gainsborough News and linked to Gainsborough Trinity Football Club (See Gainsborough Caldicotts - Prominent Newspaper Publishers and Gainsborough Caldicotts - Owners of Trinity Football Club). He was christened on 25 December 1885… Continue reading William Hargrave Caldicott – 1885 – 1956 – Successful Gainsborough Publisher and Chairman of Gainsborough Trinity FC

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Local History, Occupational History

Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper Publishers

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. Such was their influence that there is a street named after the family which remains in the town of Gainsborough today (although it is situated on… Continue reading Gainsborough Caldicotts – Prominent Newspaper Publishers