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Quorn Crime and Punishment

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.


 Loughborough workhouse-master from Quorn sent for trial, January 1939  Loughborough workhouse-master from Quorn sent for trial, January 1939
Loughborough Monitor, January 19th 1939 Former Loughborough Workhouse-Master Sent For ...... cont.
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 1834 letter from Ann Carter, Quorn, to the Mayor of New York  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.
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 An Obstreperous Nun in Quorn!  An Obstreperous Nun in Quorn!
An Obstreperous Nun Edinburgh Evening News Friday 25th December 1885 At ...... cont.
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 Nineteen years character gone  Nineteen years character gone
Loughborough Herald - 24th May 1917 Richard Footit, signalman, Quorn, was summoned ...... cont.
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 Animosity to Cyclists - 1896  Animosity to Cyclists - 1896
Loughborough Herald - 5th November 1896 William Richardson, butcher, Quorn, pleaded ...... cont.
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 List of Parish Constables  Quorn 1784 to 1835  List of Parish Constables Quorn 1784 to 1835
This list was taken from the Quorndon Vestry Meeting minute book. Vestry Meetings were an ...... cont.
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 Administration Order - 1915  Administration Order - 1915
Loughborough Herald - 2nd December 1915 At the Loughborough County Court on Tuesday ...... cont.
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 Obscene language at Quorn  Obscene language at Quorn
Loughborough Echo - 7th September 1928 PC Cave, giving evidence against Joseph ...... cont.
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 Hay and Straw Dealer's Affairs - 1905  Hay and Straw Dealer's Affairs - 1905
Loughborough Herald - 28th September 1905 Re Ernest Henry Ward, residing at Mansfield ...... cont.
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 Rabbit v Ferret - 1926  Rabbit v Ferret - 1926
Loughborough Echo - 26th March 1926 Harold James, Station Road, Quorn, sued Walter ...... cont.
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 Attempted wife murder by Quorndon man - 1870  Attempted wife murder by Quorndon man - 1870
Loughborough Advertiser - 13th October 1870 On Monday a shocking attempt was made to ...... cont.
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 Furious driving at Quorn - 1899  Furious driving at Quorn - 1899
Loughborough Herald - 13th July 1899 Wednesday Before Rev R Burton (in the chair), ...... cont.
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 Soldiers fined for taking army truck - 1953  Soldiers fined for taking army truck - 1953
Loughborough Monitor - 26th June 1953 Two Quorn soldiers who drove away an Army truck ...... cont.
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 Theft of bones - 1881  Theft of bones - 1881
Birmingham Daily Post - January 6th 1881 On Tuesday at the Quarter Sessions, William ...... cont.
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 Alleged attempted suicide at Quorn - 1897  Alleged attempted suicide at Quorn - 1897
A very sad tale - resulting in a custodial sentence. Loughborough Herald - 28th ...... cont.
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 Petty Sessions.  Quorn man steals - 1918  Petty Sessions. Quorn man steals - 1918
Loughborough Herald - 28th February 1918 Walter Worker, farm labourer, Quorn, was ...... cont.
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 Theft at Quorn - 1899  Theft at Quorn - 1899
Loughborough Monitor and Herald Ann Keyte, widow, of no fixed abode, was charged with ...... cont.
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 Tell-tale letters - 1919  Tell-tale letters - 1919
Loughborough Herald - 12th June 1919 Thomas William Smith, labourer, Great Casterton, ...... cont.
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 Quorndon Association for the Prosecution of Felons  Quorndon Association for the Prosecution of Felons
During the 1700s, there was no police force and it was victims and private individuals ...... cont.
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 An excise offence - 1898  An excise offence - 1898
Loughborough Herald - January 27th 1898 Wednesday Before Rev R Burton (in the ...... cont.
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 Obscene Language at Quorn  Obscene Language at Quorn
Loughborough Herald - 22nd October 1896 Charles Marden, painter, Quorn, pleaded guilty ...... cont.
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 Assault Charges, March 1930  Assault Charges, March 1930
Loughborough Echo - 7th March 1930 Percy Botwright, theatrical manager, 8 Saxby ...... cont.
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 Murder most foul - 1885  Murder most foul - 1885
Birmingham Daily Post - 19th August 1885 Murder most foul A man named George ...... cont.
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 Taking rooks - 1830  Taking rooks - 1830
Derby Mercury - 5th May 1830 Taking Rooks Thursday, two boys under twelve years old, ...... cont.
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 Theft of maypole - 1772  Theft of maypole - 1772
This very old article in the Derby Mercury comes from a time when 's' was written as ...... cont.
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 Police Court - A well-deserved sentence. - 1893  Police Court - A well-deserved sentence. - 1893
Loughborough Herald - 11th May 1893 William Thompson, alias George Redfern, collier, ...... cont.
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 Police Court  Charges against a Quorn Landlord. 1893  Police Court Charges against a Quorn Landlord. 1893
Loughborough Herald - 12th October 1893 Alfred Sault, licensed victualler, Quorn, was ...... cont.
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 Quorn Quarrymen charged with assault - 1873  Quorn Quarrymen charged with assault - 1873
Loughborough Advertiser - January 2nd 1873 Before E Warner, H Packer & Rev R ...... cont.
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 Quorn Theft case dismissed - 1873  Quorn Theft case dismissed - 1873
Loughborough Advertiser - June 26th 1873 Martha Bent, a married woman of Quorndon was ...... cont.
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 The mystery of Betsy Greer - 1915-1916  The mystery of Betsy Greer - 1915-1916
The following newspaper transcriptions cover the period 1915-1916 and document the ...... cont.
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 County Court - Farnham v Peel 1890  County Court - Farnham v Peel 1890
Birmingham Daily Post - 13th August 1890 Breach of Agreement Before Mr Justice ...... cont.
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 County Court - Howlett v Priestley 1928  County Court - Howlett v Priestley 1928
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - 22nd December 1928 Motorist to pay damages - ...... cont.
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 County Court Facer v Marriott - 1918  County Court Facer v Marriott - 1918
Loughborough Herald - 12th September 1918 A Composite Claim. At Loughborough County ...... cont.
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 Burning an effigy - 1867  Burning an effigy - 1867
Derby Mercury - 10th July 1867 Petty Sessions, July 8th (Before S W Clowes, C ...... cont.
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 Brawl ends in court appearance - 1870  Brawl ends in court appearance - 1870
Derby Mercury - 5th January 1870 Petty Session, Dec 28. Before Col G H Packe, J B ...... cont.
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 A soldier's outburst - 1918  A soldier's outburst - 1918
Loughborough Herald - 24th October 1918 Exciting scene in Loughborough Police Court - ...... cont.
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 Poachers attack gamekeepers in Quorn House Park - 1882  Poachers attack gamekeepers in Quorn House Park - 1882
Loughborough Advertiser - 27th July 1882 A serious collision between game keepers and ...... cont.
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 The alleged assault upon a police constable - 1872  The alleged assault upon a police constable - 1872
Loughborough Advertiser - 9th May 1872 The alleged assault upon a police ...... cont.
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 Theft of ducks - 1873  Theft of ducks - 1873
A copy of this poster was found in Loughborough Library. The Craddocks were a family of ...... cont.
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 Betsy Cook v William Sutton 1896  Betsy Cook v William Sutton 1896
Loughborough Herald - 30th April 1896 County Court - Disputing too late. Betsy ...... cont.
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 An unjust sentence? - 1915  An unjust sentence? - 1915
Loughborough Herald - 29th April 1915 Letter to the Editor from George White Sir - ...... cont.
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 Child Murder in Quorn Parish - 1833  Child Murder in Quorn Parish - 1833
Derby Mercury - 1st May 1833 An inquest was held on Tuesday the 16th, and by ...... cont.
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 Theft from a Quorn Public House  Theft from a Quorn Public House
Loughborough Herald - 21st May 1896. Petty Sessions: Before Ald. W A Cartwright, R ...... cont.
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 Selling poor quality milk 1917  Selling poor quality milk 1917
Loughborough Herald - 5th July 1917 Jeremiah J Stirling, milk seller, Quorn, was ...... cont.
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 Customers at fault [wartime blackout] 1916  Customers at fault [wartime blackout] 1916
Loughborough Monitor - 21st September 1916 William Ironman, licensed victualler, ...... cont.
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 Assault on schoolboy 1916  Assault on schoolboy 1916
Loughborough Monitor - 31st August 1916 Cecil Holmes, joiner, Quorn, was summoned for ...... cont.
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 A Midnight Disturber  A Midnight Disturber
Petty Sessions - Quorn manufacturer summoned. Sydney J Wright, manufacturer, Quorn was ...... cont.
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 Attempted Murder  Attempted Murder
Freeman's Journal - 1st February 1838 Friday, the chapelry of Quorndon, Leicester, was ...... cont.
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 An Unnatural Husband  An Unnatural Husband
Loughborough Advertiser - November 19th 1868 Loughborough Police Court before E C ...... cont.
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 Extraordinary suicide in a gaol  Extraordinary suicide in a gaol
Liverpool Mercury - 3rd January 1871. On Saturday afternoon a prisoner in the ...... cont.
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