John Caldicott

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John Caldicott (1828 or 1829 – 6 November 1895) was an Anglican priest and headmaster.


Caldicott was educated at King Edward VI School, Birmingham before entering the University of Oxford, initially as a member of Pembroke College before transferring to Jesus College.[1] He obtained a second-class degree in Literae Humaniores and a third-class degree in Mathematics in 1851. He was one of the examiners in classics in 1859 and 1860.[2] He was appointed headmaster of Bristol Grammar School in 1860, and was rector and rural dean of Shipston-on-Stour with Tidmington. He was also a magistrate for Warwickshire and Worcestershire, an alderman of Worcestershire County Council and a former chairman of the Liberal Association in Evesham. He was awarded his BD and DD degrees by Oxford University in 1874. He died on 6 November 1895 aged 66, having suffered a stroke a few days earlier.[1]