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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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Total: 82 artefacts returned over 4 pages


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