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
Total: 88 artefacts returned over 4 pages
| Quorn and the Spanish flu epidemic|
The worldwide ‘Spanish Flu’ pandemic of 1918 hit the UK in waves and it is estimated that ...... cont.
| Charles Tomblin – killed near Quorn Station, September 1936|
Charles Tomblin was born in Barrowden in Rutland on 14th April 1871, one of five ...... cont.
| Firework Danger! – from 1892|
Saturday the 5th November 1892 saw a dreadful accident in Quorn, outside the shops on ...... cont.
| Postcard – Mountsorrel Quarry 1909|
This postcard raises many questions!
It may be asked how a Mountsorrel Quarry postcard ...... cont.
| Peter Preston 1938 to 2018 – Quorn boy edits the Guardian|
Peter Preston was born in 1938 and died on 6th January 2018. He was editor of The ...... cont.
| Death of Mrs Farnham - Funeral Quorn|
Leicester Daily Mercury - Saturday 14th October 1911
The death is announced of Mrs E B ...... cont.
| William Harris Inglesant, Quorn, died 1912 aged 101|
This article about the life of William Harris Inglesant appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.
| The death of Joseph Adcock, Quorn 1867|
Joseph Bexton Adcock was born in Quorn in 1827, and died on 27th December 1867 from ...... cont.
| Sudden Death at Quorn Adult School - April 1905|
Loughborough Herald - 13th April 1905
On Sunday morning, shortly after the opening of ...... cont.
| Quorn Wood Tragedy - Gamekeeper found shot - March 1917|
Loughborough Herald - March 15th 1917
A sad tragedy was discovered in Quorn Wood on ...... cont.
| Death of Quorn tradesman - May 1934|
Loughborough Echo - 25th May 1934
The death occurred in Loughborough Hospital on ...... cont.
| 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.
| Mystery of Quorn Man's Death.|
5th March 1925 - Loughborough Monitor and Herald
Facts concerning a Quorn man who ...... cont.
| Funeral of Mr J.A.G. Farnham - 1930|
Loughborough Echo - 3rd October 1930
In the Farnham Chantry, on the south side of St ...... cont.
| Quorn Publican found drowned - 1926|
Loughborough Echo - 24th December 1926
Quorn Publican found drowned.
A woman ...... cont.
| Sad death of Quorn woman - 1930|
Loughborough Echo - November 28th 1930
Sad death of Quorn woman
It was revealed at ...... cont.
| Funeral of George Draper - 1925|
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - 3rd December 1925
On Friday Mr George Draper, who ...... cont.
| Mourning/memorial card - Joseph Gamble 1882 to 1939|
Mourning/memorial cards were particularly popular in Victorian times and continued well ...... cont.
| William John Steer, 1886 to 1915|
William Steer (Leicestershire Yeomanry, Trooper 2144), was killed in action at ...... cont.
| Captain Harold Wright|
Harold Wright was a Captain in the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 6th Battalion. He was ...... cont.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| Death of Mr Aubrey Gamble of Quorn|
4th October 1974 - Loughborough Echo
Death of Mr A P Gamble of Quorn
On Friday ...... cont.
| Harold Farley 1907 to 1982|
The name of Harold Farley is mentioned everyday in Quorn as we talk about ‘Farley Way’ or ...... cont.