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Quorn Deaths and Inquests

Some of the records in this section can be quite gruesome and graphic. Please be aware of this, especially if you are seeking family members. The writing style of our forebears did not reflect sensitivities we might have today! We have also included obituaries here.


 William Harris Inglesant, Quorn, died 1912 aged 101  William Harris Inglesant, Quorn, died 1912 aged 101
This article about the life of William Harris Inglesant appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.
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 The death of Joseph Adcock, Quorn 1867  The death of Joseph Adcock, Quorn 1867
Joseph Bexton Adcock was born in Quorn in 1827, and died on 27th December 1867 from ...... cont.
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 Quorn Wood Tragedy - Gamekeeper found shot - March 1917  Quorn Wood Tragedy - Gamekeeper found shot - March 1917
Loughborough Herald - March 15th 1917 A sad tragedy was discovered in Quorn Wood on ...... cont.
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 Sudden Death at Quorn Adult School - April 1905  Sudden Death at Quorn Adult School - April 1905
Loughborough Herald - 13th April 1905 On Sunday morning, shortly after the opening of ...... cont.
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 Death of Quorn tradesman - May 1934  Death of Quorn tradesman - May 1934
Loughborough Echo - 25th May 1934 The death occurred in Loughborough Hospital on ...... cont.
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 The Ashby Volunteers - Death of the Sergeant Instructor  The Ashby Volunteers - Death of the Sergeant Instructor
Derby Mercury - 16th February 1870 It is with deep regret that we have to announce the ...... cont.
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 Mystery of Quorn Man's Death.  Mystery of Quorn Man's Death.
5th March 1925 - Loughborough Monitor and Herald Facts concerning a Quorn man who ...... cont.
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 Funeral of Mr J.A.G. Farnham - 1930  Funeral of Mr J.A.G. Farnham - 1930
Loughborough Echo - 3rd October 1930 In the Farnham Chantry, on the south side of St ...... cont.
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 Quorn Publican found drowned - 1926  Quorn Publican found drowned - 1926
Loughborough Echo - 24th December 1926 Quorn Publican found drowned. A woman ...... cont.
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 Sad death of Quorn woman - 1930  Sad death of Quorn woman - 1930
Loughborough Echo - November 28th 1930 Sad death of Quorn woman It was revealed at ...... cont.
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 Funeral of George Draper - 1925  Funeral of George Draper - 1925
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - 3rd December 1925 On Friday Mr George Draper, who ...... cont.
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 Mourning/memorial card - Joseph Gamble 1882 to 1939  Mourning/memorial card - Joseph Gamble 1882 to 1939
Mourning/memorial cards were particularly popular in Victorian times and continued well ...... cont.
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 Captain Harold Wright  Captain Harold Wright
Harold Wright was a Captain in the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 6th Battalion. He was ...... cont.
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 William John Steer, 1886 to 1915  William John Steer, 1886 to 1915
William Steer (Leicestershire Yeomanry, Trooper 2144), was killed in action at ...... cont.
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 The sad story of George and Emma Cummins, Quorn 1898  The sad story of George and Emma Cummins, Quorn 1898
The information for this story was provided by Andrew Cummins from Suffolk. His great ...... cont.
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 Quorn man killed on railway track - failed to hear workmate's warning  Quorn man killed on railway track - failed to hear workmate's warning
Loughborough Echo - 19th September 1958 A 71 years old Quorn platelayer stepped clear ...... cont.
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 Hearse/Bier made by Joseph Hand on Freehold Street – More information needed!  Hearse/Bier made by Joseph Hand on Freehold Street – More information needed!
Quorn Village On-line Museum has been approached about the hearse/bier pictured below. ...... cont.
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 Death of Mr Aubrey Gamble of Quorn  Death of Mr Aubrey Gamble of Quorn
4th October 1974 - Loughborough Echo Death of Mr A P Gamble of Quorn On Friday ...... cont.
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 Harold Farley 1907 to 1982  Harold Farley 1907 to 1982
The name of Harold Farley is mentioned everyday in Quorn as we talk about ‘Farley Way’ or ...... cont.
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 A child fatally scalded  A child fatally scalded
Loughborough Herald - 2nd March 1899 A child fatally scalded A inquest was held ...... cont.
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 Death of Mr Philip Wright  Death of Mr Philip Wright
Loughborough Monitor - 15th February 1900 – Death of Mr Philip Wright Funeral at ...... cont.
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 Sqd.-Ldr L. Wright believed killed - Well known local flying officer  Sqd.-Ldr L. Wright believed killed - Well known local flying officer
Loughborough Echo 14th May 1943 After being reported missing after an operational ...... cont.
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 Funeral of Quorn signalman  Funeral of Quorn signalman
Loughborough Echo 12th October 1945 Mr. Herbert S. Wardle, who died at 27 Farnham ...... cont.
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 Sqd.-Ldr. Leonard Wright reported missing -  Former ADC to British  Embassy in Egypt  Sqd.-Ldr. Leonard Wright reported missing - Former ADC to British Embassy in Egypt
Loughborough Echo 16th April, 1943 Mr. and Mrs. Wright, of Woodhouse Road, Quorn, have ...... cont.
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 Quorn Airman Missing - Fl. Sgt. Peter Dean  Quorn Airman Missing - Fl. Sgt. Peter Dean
Loughborough Echo - 25th September 1942 Mr and Mrs Dean, 4 Forest-rd., Quorn, have ...... cont.
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 Local will - Mrs Catherine Farnham of Quorn  Local will - Mrs Catherine Farnham of Quorn
Loughborough Echo 25th February 1938 Mrs. Catherine Matilda Annie Georgina Farnham, of ...... cont.
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 Death of Mr James of Quorn - Water bailiff for 30 years  Death of Mr James of Quorn - Water bailiff for 30 years
Loughborough Echo 29th April 1938 Mr. William James, well known in fishing circles, ...... cont.
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 Sequel to fall from bus - Inquest on Quorn woman - An unfortunate accident  Sequel to fall from bus - Inquest on Quorn woman - An unfortunate accident
Loughborough Echo 18th November 1938 After lying semi-conscious in Loughborough ...... cont.
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 Quorn soldier killed - 1944  Quorn soldier killed - 1944
Loughborough Herald - 17th November 1944 Mrs Mary Halford, of Church Path, Quorn, has ...... cont.
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 Death of Mr Solomon Darker - 1916  Death of Mr Solomon Darker - 1916
Loughborough Monitor - 9th November 1916 Mr Solomon Darker The funeral took place on ...... cont.
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 Sudden death at Quorn - 1874  Sudden death at Quorn - 1874
Loughborough Advertiser - July 30th 1874 On Thursday last, Mr Coroner Deane held an ...... cont.
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 Death of Mr W S Swinfield of Quorn - 1968  Death of Mr W S Swinfield of Quorn - 1968
Loughborough Echo - 29th November 1968 The death occurred last week of Mr William ...... cont.
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 Death of Mr Joseph Camm, of Quorn - 1896  Death of Mr Joseph Camm, of Quorn - 1896
Loughborough Herald - 3rd December 1896 On Monday evening, at the advanced age of 86 ...... cont.
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 Composer dies at Hastings House - 1963  Composer dies at Hastings House - 1963
Loughborough Monitor - 25th January 1963 One of the Loughborough area's best-known ...... cont.
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 Child's death from burns - 1919  Child's death from burns - 1919
Loughborough Herald - 22nd May 1919 On Wednesday afternoon Mr H J Deane held an ...... cont.
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 Fanny Egan inquest - 1899  Fanny Egan inquest - 1899
Loughborough Herald - 2nd March 1899 An inquest was held at the Apple Tree Inn, ...... cont.
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 Death of Mrs Foord-Kelcey - 1914  Death of Mrs Foord-Kelcey - 1914
Loughborough Herald - 12th February 1914 The Late Mrs Kelcey A memorial service was ...... cont.
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 Death of Mr W H Inglesant - 1934  Death of Mr W H Inglesant - 1934
Loughborough Echo - 5th January 1934 Death of Mr W H Inglesant The death of Mr ...... cont.
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 Quorn man killed  Quorn man killed
Loughborough Herald - 24th October 1918 Pte. W H Hackett, Leicester Regt., ...... cont.
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 Quorn man killed  Quorn man killed
Loughborough Herald - 24th October 1918 Pte. E B Langish, K.O.R Lancasters, died from ...... cont.
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 Quorn man killed  Quorn man killed
Loughborough Herald - 27th June 1918 L-Cpl A W Woodforth, M.G.C., has died of wounds. ...... cont.
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 Quorn Ostler's fatal fall - death from lockjaw 1900  Quorn Ostler's fatal fall - death from lockjaw 1900
Loughborough Herald - 15th November 1900 An inquest was held on Wednesday afternoon at ...... cont.
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 Death of Miss Lucy Facer - Distinguished public service  Death of Miss Lucy Facer - Distinguished public service
Loughborough Echo - 20th October 1972 The death of Miss Lucy Facer, of Quorn, on ...... cont.
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 Death of Mr Tommy Gartshore of Quorn  Death of Mr Tommy Gartshore of Quorn
Loughborough Echo - 17th March 1972 Mr Thomas (Tommy) Gartshore, who died in hospital ...... cont.
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 Death of ex-policeman who was escort to the Mayors for 24 years  Death of ex-policeman who was escort to the Mayors for 24 years
Loughborough Monitor - 2nd January 1959 First world war hero and 30 years a ...... cont.
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 Captain Harold Wright  Captain Harold Wright
The military funeral of Captain Harold Wright on 17th September 1915
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 The Woodhouse Lane fatality - 1925  The Woodhouse Lane fatality - 1925
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - 3rd December 1925 A pure accident - survivor ...... cont.
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 Death at Gasworks in Quorn - 1858  Death at Gasworks in Quorn - 1858
Liverpool Mercury - 5th March 1858 Death at Gasworks William Luff, employed at the ...... cont.
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 Man’s death ‘accidental’ - 1964  Man’s death ‘accidental’ - 1964
Loughborough Monitor - 21st February 1964 A Loughborough jury on Tuesday returned a ...... cont.
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 Death of primary school teacher - 1964  Death of primary school teacher - 1964
Loughborough Monitor - 24th January 1964 Dog’s whimper led her to collapsed Quorn ...... cont.
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 Mary Ackroyd - inquest 1899  Mary Ackroyd - inquest 1899
Loughborough Herald - 16th November 1899 Fatal fall downstairs On Thursday evening ...... cont.
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 Bancroft - Inquest 1964  Bancroft - Inquest 1964
Loughborough Monitor - 11th December 1964 Fire death – coroner commends publican for ...... cont.
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 Inquest - George Brewin 1914  Inquest - George Brewin 1914
Loughborough Herald - 12th February 1914 A Quorn Sensation Collector's suicide by ...... cont.
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 Quorn gardener's sudden death - 1910  Quorn gardener's sudden death - 1910
Loughborough Monitor and News - 10th February 1910 Charles Joiner, gardener, of ...... cont.
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 Quorn child killed - 1910  Quorn child killed - 1910
Loughborough Herald - February 10th 1910 Child Killed While a man named Frank Briers ...... cont.
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 Jack Payne - obituary 1969  Jack Payne - obituary 1969
Loughborough Monitor - 17th January 1969 Cobbler began his working life at 10 as ...... cont.
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 Charles Adams's funeral 1935  Charles Adams's funeral 1935
Loughborough Echo - 28th June 1935 The funeral of Mr Charles Adams, who died on Friday ...... cont.
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 Death of Jack Emerson - 1962  Death of Jack Emerson - 1962
Loughborough Echo - 16th February 1962 Death of Quorn Resident - Mr J G Emerson The ...... cont.
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 Funeral of John Pick - 1916  Funeral of John Pick - 1916
Loughborough Monitor - 4th May 1916 The funeral of Mr John Pick of Quorn, who died ...... cont.
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 Inquest - Selina Barnett 1897  Inquest - Selina Barnett 1897
Loughborough Herald - June 24th 1897 SINGULAR DEATH An inquest was held at the ...... cont.
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 Missing woman found drowned - 1927  Missing woman found drowned - 1927
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - January 6th 1927 Quorn Mystery Solved - Missing woman ...... cont.
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 John Cradock - obituary 1838  John Cradock - obituary 1838
Derby Mercury - 8th August 1838 Brief Memoir of the late John Cradock Esq of ...... cont.
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 Death of a Quorn resident - George Gartshore 1917  Death of a Quorn resident - George Gartshore 1917
Loughborough Herald - 25th October 1917 Death of an old resident The death has ...... cont.
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 Quorn widow's tragic death - 1927  Quorn widow's tragic death - 1927
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - 12th May 1927 Danger of old people living alone - ...... 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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 Death of George Francis Farnham - 1933  Death of George Francis Farnham - 1933
Leicester Evening Mail. January 9th 1933. Photograph announcing the death of George ...... cont.
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 Motor Bus Accident near Quorn 1918  Motor Bus Accident near Quorn 1918
Loughborough Herald - 4th July 1918 Shortly after 5pm on Tuesday week, an accident ...... cont.
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 Fatal accident at Quorndon -1861  Fatal accident at Quorndon -1861
Derby Mercury - 21st August 1861 On Saturday, two youths, aged respectively 16 and 17 ...... 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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 Was this the most unkind man ever to have lived in Quorn?  Was this the most unkind man ever to have lived in Quorn?
Leicester Mercury - 8th November 1840 Clerical Oppression On Monday last the Rev. R ...... cont.
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 Fatal and Melancholy Accident 1851  Fatal and Melancholy Accident 1851
Derby Mercury - 10th December 1851 On Wednesday last, an inquest was held at the Royal ...... cont.
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 An Extraordinary outrage in Leicestershire  An Extraordinary outrage in Leicestershire
Derby Mercury - April 1863. An extraordinary and fatal outrage was perpetrated at ...... cont.
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 Mysterious death of a schoolmistress at Quorn  Mysterious death of a schoolmistress at Quorn
Loughborough Herald - 6th April 1893. On Thursday evening Mr Coroner Deane held an ...... cont.
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 Melancholy death of a Gentleman  Melancholy death of a Gentleman
Loughborough Advertiser - July 3rd 1873 On Sunday evening last the inhabitants of ...... cont.
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 Sudden death of girl 1897  Sudden death of girl 1897
Loughborough Monitor - 25th March 1897 Emily, the 13 year old daughter of James ...... cont.
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 The Turnpike Murder  The Turnpike Murder
The Derby Mercury - Friday January 13th - 30th 1767 Leicester, January 24th. On ...... cont.
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 Death of Mr Philip Wright  Death of Mr Philip Wright
15th February 1900 - Loughborough Monitor Funeral at Leicester We deeply regret to ...... cont.
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 Concealment of birth at Quorndon  Concealment of birth at Quorndon
Loughborough Advertiser - July 16th 1874 (See also petty sessions for first ...... cont.
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 The Inglesant Will  The Inglesant Will
Loughborough Advertiser 1874 In the Court of Probate on Saturday, the case of ...... cont.
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 The sad suicide of a medical gentleman  The sad suicide of a medical gentleman
Loughborough Advertiser - 14th May 1874. On Wednesday morning, the 6th inst., as we ...... cont.
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 River mystery at Quorn  River mystery at Quorn
Loughborough Monitor and News - 30th June 1910. On Saturday the body of an unknown man ...... cont.
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 The Late Canon H Rumsey, MA  The Late Canon H Rumsey, MA
Loughborough Echo - 31st May 1940 Thirty-one years vicar of Quorn - Children to bring ...... cont.
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Total: 82 artefacts returned


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