Local History

Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club

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 - See Gainsborough Caldicotts - Prominent Newspaper Publishers for the full story about their business. However, this is not the end of the family's story as… Continue reading Gainsborough Caldicotts – Owners of Trinity Football Club

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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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Charles Hubert Caldicott – 1892 – 1985 – Successful Publisher, Honorary Manager of Gainsborough Trinity FC and Special Policeman

Charles Hubert Caldicott was born on 23 December 1892 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 29 January… Continue reading Charles Hubert Caldicott – 1892 – 1985 – Successful Publisher, Honorary Manager of Gainsborough Trinity FC and Special Policeman

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Charles Caldicott – 1857 – 1914 – Gainsborough News Publisher and Gainsborough Trinity FC Chairman

Charles Caldicott was born in April 1857 to William Hargrave Caldicott and Eliza Newball in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, 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 married Mary Ann… Continue reading Charles Caldicott – 1857 – 1914 – Gainsborough News Publisher and Gainsborough Trinity FC Chairman

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William Hargrave Caldicott 1824 – 1877 – Founding Member of the Gainsborough Caldicotts’ Publishing Business

William Hargrave Caldicott was born in Leominster to Edward and Caroline (nee Hargrave) in 1824. It seems to be a small family as William had just one younger sister Elizabeth Hargrave Caldicott who was born in 1827 and who later married John Hatfield Marshall on 22 May 1852 in Epworth, Lincolnshire. He was christened in… Continue reading William Hargrave Caldicott 1824 – 1877 – Founding Member of the Gainsborough Caldicotts’ Publishing Business

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