Those seeking family history connections
should treat this section with caution! Here are recorded the misdemeanours
of villagers and the subsequent punishments meted out by the courts.
Here are also records of civil actions, debtors and bankruptcies.
Total: 103 artefacts returned over 2 pages
| William Henry Norman (PC Billy Norman) 1889 to 1958|
William Henry (Billy) Norman was born on 29th March 1889 in Oadby. After distinguished ...... cont.
| PC Billy Norman – served in Quorn 1930 to 1944|
In the 1980s and 1990s Harry Limbert, who lived in Quorn talked to a lot of the older ...... cont.
| Loughborough workhouse-master from Quorn sent for trial, January 1939|
Loughborough Monitor, January 19th 1939
Former Loughborough Workhouse-Master Sent For ...... cont.
| 1834 letter from Ann Carter, Quorn, to the Mayor of New York|
In 2015 a letter came up for sale which was written in 1834 by 43 year old Ann Carter ...... cont.
| An Obstreperous Nun in Quorn!|
An Obstreperous Nun
Edinburgh Evening News – Friday 25th December 1885
At ...... cont.
| Animosity to Cyclists - 1896|
Loughborough Herald - 5th November 1896
William Richardson, butcher, Quorn, pleaded ...... cont.
| Nineteen years character gone|
Loughborough Herald - 24th May 1917
Richard Footit, signalman, Quorn, was summoned ...... cont.
| List of Parish Constables – Quorn 1784 to 1835|
This list was taken from the Quorndon Vestry Meeting minute book. Vestry Meetings were an ...... cont.
| Administration Order - 1915|
Loughborough Herald - 2nd December 1915
At the Loughborough County Court on Tuesday ...... cont.
| Obscene language at Quorn|
Loughborough Echo - 7th September 1928
PC Cave, giving evidence against Joseph ...... cont.
| Rabbit v Ferret - 1926|
Loughborough Echo - 26th March 1926
Harold James, Station Road, Quorn, sued Walter ...... cont.
| Hay and Straw Dealer's Affairs - 1905|
Loughborough Herald - 28th September 1905
Re Ernest Henry Ward, residing at Mansfield ...... cont.
| Attempted wife murder by Quorndon man - 1870|
Loughborough Advertiser - 13th October 1870
On Monday a shocking attempt was made to ...... cont.
| Furious driving at Quorn - 1899|
Loughborough Herald - 13th July 1899
Wednesday – Before Rev R Burton (in the chair), ...... cont.
| Soldiers fined for taking army truck - 1953|
Loughborough Monitor - 26th June 1953
Two Quorn soldiers who drove away an Army truck ...... cont.
| Theft of bones - 1881|
Birmingham Daily Post - January 6th 1881
On Tuesday at the Quarter Sessions, William ...... cont.
| Alleged attempted suicide at Quorn - 1897|
A very sad tale - resulting in a custodial sentence.
Loughborough Herald - 28th ...... cont.
| Petty Sessions. Quorn man steals - 1918|
Loughborough Herald - 28th February 1918
Walter Worker, farm labourer, Quorn, was ...... cont.
| Tell-tale letters - 1919|
Loughborough Herald - 12th June 1919
Thomas William Smith, labourer, Great Casterton, ...... cont.
| Theft at Quorn - 1899|
Loughborough Monitor and Herald
Ann Keyte, widow, of no fixed abode, was charged with ...... cont.
| Quorndon Association for the Prosecution of Felons|
During the 1700s, there was no police force and it was victims and private individuals ...... cont.
| Obscene Language at Quorn|
Loughborough Herald - 22nd October 1896
Charles Marden, painter, Quorn, pleaded guilty ...... cont.
| An excise offence - 1898|
Loughborough Herald - January 27th 1898
Wednesday – Before Rev R Burton (in the ...... cont.
| Theft of maypole - 1772|
This very old article in the Derby Mercury comes from a time when 's' was written as ...... cont.
| Taking rooks - 1830|
Derby Mercury - 5th May 1830
Thursday, two boys under twelve years old, ...... cont.
| Murder most foul - 1885|
Birmingham Daily Post - 19th August 1885
Murder most foul
A man named George ...... cont.
| Assault Charges, March 1930|
Loughborough Echo - 7th March 1930
Percy Botwright, theatrical manager, 8 Saxby ...... cont.
| Police Court – Charges against a Quorn Landlord. 1893|
Loughborough Herald - 12th October 1893
Alfred Sault, licensed victualler, Quorn, was ...... cont.
| Police Court - A well-deserved sentence. - 1893|
Loughborough Herald - 11th May 1893
William Thompson, alias George Redfern, collier, ...... cont.
| Quorn Theft case dismissed - 1873|
Loughborough Advertiser - June 26th 1873
Martha Bent, a married woman of Quorndon was ...... cont.
| Quorn Quarrymen charged with assault - 1873|
Loughborough Advertiser - January 2nd 1873
Before E Warner, H Packer & Rev R ...... cont.
| The mystery of Betsy Greer - 1915-1916|
The following newspaper transcriptions cover the period 1915-1916 and document the ...... cont.
| County Court - Howlett v Priestley 1928|
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - 22nd December 1928
Motorist to pay damages - ...... cont.
| County Court - Farnham v Peel 1890|
Birmingham Daily Post - 13th August 1890
Breach of Agreement
Before Mr Justice ...... cont.
| A soldier's outburst - 1918|
Loughborough Herald - 24th October 1918
Exciting scene in Loughborough Police Court - ...... cont.
| Brawl ends in court appearance - 1870|
Derby Mercury - 5th January 1870
Petty Session, Dec 28. Before Col G H Packe, J B ...... cont.
| Burning an effigy - 1867|
Derby Mercury - 10th July 1867
Petty Sessions, July 8th (Before S W Clowes, C ...... cont.
| County Court Facer v Marriott - 1918|
Loughborough Herald - 12th September 1918
A Composite Claim.
At Loughborough County ...... cont.
| The alleged assault upon a police constable - 1872|
Loughborough Advertiser - 9th May 1872
The alleged assault upon a police ...... cont.
| Poachers attack gamekeepers in Quorn House Park - 1882|
Loughborough Advertiser - 27th July 1882
A serious collision between game keepers and ...... cont.
| Theft of ducks - 1873|
A copy of this poster was found in Loughborough Library. The Craddocks were a family of ...... cont.
| Betsy Cook v William Sutton 1896|
Loughborough Herald - 30th April 1896
County Court - Disputing too late.
Betsy ...... cont.
| Child Murder in Quorn Parish - 1833|
Derby Mercury - 1st May 1833
An inquest was held on Tuesday the 16th, and by ...... cont.
| An unjust sentence? - 1915|
Loughborough Herald - 29th April 1915
Letter to the Editor from George White
Sir - ...... cont.
| Theft from a Quorn Public House|
Loughborough Herald - 21st May 1896.
Petty Sessions: Before Ald. W A Cartwright, R ...... cont.
| Selling poor quality milk 1917|
Loughborough Herald - 5th July 1917
Jeremiah J Stirling, milk seller, Quorn, was ...... cont.
| Assault on schoolboy 1916|
Loughborough Monitor - 31st August 1916
Cecil Holmes, joiner, Quorn, was summoned for ...... cont.
| Customers at fault [wartime blackout] 1916|
Loughborough Monitor - 21st September 1916
William Ironman, licensed victualler, ...... cont.
| A Midnight Disturber|
Petty Sessions - Quorn manufacturer summoned.
Sydney J Wright, manufacturer, Quorn was ...... cont.
| Attempted Murder|
Freeman's Journal - 1st February 1838
Friday, the chapelry of Quorndon, Leicester, was ...... cont.
| An Unnatural Husband|
Loughborough Advertiser - November 19th 1868
Loughborough Police Court before E C ...... cont.
| Extraordinary suicide in a gaol|
Liverpool Mercury - 3rd January 1871.
On Saturday afternoon a prisoner in the ...... cont.
| Sale of a wife|
The London Dispatch - 9th September 1838
On Thursday morning last the upper end of ...... cont.
| Petty Sessions 1851|
Derby Mercury - 6th August 1851
Petty Sessions. July 28th 1851, before E C Middleton ...... cont.
| Loughborough Petty Sessions 1851|
Derby Mercury - 16th July 1851.
Loughborough Petty Sessions. July 10th (Before the Rev J ...... cont.
| Petty Sessions - An Aggravated Husband|
Loughborough Herald - 12th January 1905.
Edwin Brewin, labourer, Quorn, was summoned ...... cont.
| Quorn Man's Strange Conduct|
Loughborough Herald - 26th January 1905.
Ernest Facer, labourer, Quorn, was summoned ...... cont.
| An Extraordinary outrage in Leicestershire|
Derby Mercury - April 1863.
An extraordinary and fatal outrage was perpetrated at ...... cont.
| The Theft of Lady Southampton's Jewels. -1830|
Derby Mercury - April and August 1830.
1 - April
It may be remembered, that about six ...... cont.
| Obstreperous Army Corporal|
Loughborough Monitor - 11th September 1947
Extracts from a letter sent to ...... cont.
| Stocks, prize-fighting, swimming in the brook and a strike at church 1928|
Loughborough Echo - Friday 3rd August 1928
Quorn is perhaps as well off as most places ...... cont.
| Robert Parkinson|
There were three generations of Robert Parkinsons in Quorndon. Robert Parkinson (shown) ...... cont.
| £1,000 for 15-year-old Quorn boy|
Loughborough Echo - 9th June 1939
Hand entangled in machinery.
At the ...... cont.
| A Sunday fight in Quorn|
Loughborough Monitor - 28th June 1900
Richard Snow, labourer, Quorn, was summoned for ...... cont.
| An affray in the dark at Quorn|
Loughborough Monitor - 3rd May 1900
Rev R Burton, Messrs C T Parker, F Winser, J S ...... cont.
| A sacrilegious act|
Loughborough Monitor - 12th April 1900
Agnes Thompson (13), factory hand, Quorn, was ...... cont.
| Theft of a trowel|
John Bancroft, bricklayer's labourer, Church Lane, Quorn, was charged on remand with ...... cont.
| Sunday gambling|
Loughborough Monitor - December 6th 1900
Luke Lester, butcher, Herbert Sharp, factory ...... cont.
| A wise course|
Loughborough Monitor - August 30th 1900
Samuel E Swann, factory foreman, Quorn, was ...... cont.
| Theft by a domestic|
Loughborough Monitor - August 16th 1900
Louisa Clamp, domestic servant, Castle ...... cont.
| The Turnpike Murder|
The Derby Mercury - Friday January 13th - 30th 1767
Leicester, January 24th.
On ...... cont.
| Poaching fish|
Loughborough Advertiser - March 3rd 1881
William Dunn and William Holt were charged ...... cont.
| Trespassing on the railway|
Loughborough Advertiser - August 25th 1881
Thomas Wesson was charged with trespassing ...... cont.
| Drunk in charge of horse|
Loughborough Advertiser September 15th 1881
William Garner for drunkenness at ...... cont.
| Fined for riding a bike|
Loughborough Advertiser - November 10th 1881
Walter Smith was convicted of riding a ...... cont.
| Brawl at the Bull's Head 1873|
Loughborough Advertiser - August 21st 1873
Samuel Cragg, labourer and George Holmes, ...... cont.
| Webster drunk again|
Loughborough Advertiser - November 20th 1873
John Webster, of Quorndon, baker, was ...... cont.
| Domestic quarrel|
Loughborough Advertiser - April 18th 1872
Before C Shakespeare and E Warner, Esqs. ...... cont.
| Drunken children|
Loughborough Advertiser - May 2nd 1872
John Forth, Joseph Sharpe, William Paget and ...... cont.
| Theft of cigars from the King William IV|
Loughborough Advertiser - August 8th 1872
On Friday last, two tramps who said their ...... cont.
| Action against a Mutual Aid Society|
Loughborough Herald - June 21st 1900
Thomas Pilkington, groom, Freehold Street, ...... cont.
| Re-possession of a Quorn house|
Loughborough Echo - July 24th 1936
County Court application
When asked by Judge ...... cont.
| Alleged attempted rape|
Loughborough Advertiser - March 28th 1878
(see also Petty Sessions for first hearing, ...... cont.
| Concealment of birth at Quorndon|
Loughborough Advertiser - July 16th 1874
(See also petty sessions for first hearing, ...... cont.
| A Disgraceful Carousal at Quorn 1897|
Loughborough Herald - 7th January 1897
Wednesday - Before Ald. W A ...... cont.
| Not drunk - excited 1897|
Loughborough Herald - 11th February 1897
Jane Behoe, laundress, Quorn, ...... cont.
| Stone throwing at Quorn 1897|
Loughborough Herald - 11th March 1897
Wednesday - Before Rev R Burton ...... cont.
| Lord Londsdale's whiskey 1897|
Loughborough Herald - 15th April 1897
John Crane, a runner after ...... cont.
| Smashing a factory window 1897|
Loughborough Herald - 15th April 1897
Charles Wm Lovett, labourer, ...... cont.
| Gambling 1897|
Loughborough Herald 24th June 1897
Richard Bonser, baker, Wm Wykes, ...... cont.
| A begging letter 1897|
Loughborough Herald - 1st July 1897
Elizabeth Frost, married woman, of Leicester, was ...... cont.
| Stealing Mutton 1897|
Loughborough Herald - 7th October 1897
Thomas Goodall and George ...... cont.
| Theft by a bailiff|
Loughborough Herald - 18th November 1897
Edward Clarke, baliff, ...... cont.
| Football at Quorn 1897|
Loughborough Herald - 16th December 1897
Thomas Hutton, Arthur Ball, ...... cont.
| Brawling 1878|
Loughborough Advertiser - 10th January 1878
Lucy Gragg, charged with ...... cont.
| Drunk and Disorderly 1878|
Loughborough Advertiser - 14th January 1878
Jno. Cox, for a similar ...... cont.
| Alleged Indecent Assault 1878|
Loughborough Advertiser - 31st January 1878
Petty Sessions (see also Assize report, cont.
| Quorn Baker was Drunk 1874|
Loughborough Advertiser - April 2nd 1874.
John Webster, baker, Quorndon, was convicted ...... cont.
| Felony at Quorndon|
Loughborough Advertiser - April 16th 1874.
Charles Deakin, a young man, pleaded guilty ...... cont.
| The concealment of a birth 1874|
Loughborough Advertiser - 30th April 1874.
(see also Assizes report, cont.