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Quorn Families and People

Apart from the famous local names such as Farnham, Warner, Cradock and Firr; this site has plenty of interesting snippets concerning village folk. You can also use the search box on the upper right hand side to look for a family surname which interests you. We would like to expand this section, so if you can supply information about your family in Quorn, we would be pleased to publish it here.


 Eva and James Pell, 75 Meeting Street  Eva and James Pell, 75 Meeting Street
Can you help with any more names for the people in these pictures, or do you know the ...... cont.
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 Quorn sampler, Elizabeth Winsley Power 1853  Quorn sampler, Elizabeth Winsley Power 1853
Whilst we may think that many girls and young women made samplers in the 18th and 19th ...... cont.
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 Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?  Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?
Little is known about this photograph, other than it is Quorn ladies group enjoying an ...... cont.
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 Royal Oak, Quorn in the floods, early 1930s  Royal Oak, Quorn in the floods, early 1930s
This photograph was taken in the floods at Quorn Cross/Meeting Street, by the Royal Oak ...... cont.
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 Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910  Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910
The names that accompanied the photograph are given below. Left to right: Back row: W ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn, in colour  W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn, in colour
This picture, 'A Cottage Yard at Quorn', was by Quorn artist W E Cooke, but this version ...... cont.
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 William Edward Hallam 1898 to 1984  William Edward Hallam 1898 to 1984
William Hallam lived in Quorn at 32 Wood Lane, all his life. He fought in WW1 and was ...... cont.
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 Alice Mabel Hallam 1897 to 1989  Alice Mabel Hallam 1897 to 1989
Alice Hallam lived in Quorn at 32 Wood Lane, all her life. She never married having lost ...... cont.
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 WW1 Postcard from Quorn  WW1 Postcard from Quorn
This postcard was sent by Alice Hallam to her brother William, when he was on the Western ...... cont.
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 Sam and Eliza Hallam, Quorn, 1900  Sam and Eliza Hallam, Quorn, 1900
Sam Hallam in this photograph was born in Leicester, but came to Quorn with his family ...... cont.
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 William Wilders – Carrier of Quorn  William Wilders – Carrier of Quorn
William Wilders was born in Quorn in 1838 and died in 1893. We are lucky to have this ...... cont.
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 Joe Burton enjoys a pint!  Joe Burton enjoys a pint!
Joe Burton was a well-known Quorn character, having fought in the Zulu War, the Boer War, ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - A cottage at Quorn  W E Cooke - A cottage at Quorn
This picture was by Quorn artist W E Cooke and appeared on the title page of his first ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn  W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn
This picture, 'A Cottage Yard at Quorn', was by Quorn artist W E Cooke and appeared in ...... cont.
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 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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 Quorn Building Society  Quorn Building Society
Quorn Building Society, or as it was originally known, the Quorndon and Neighbourhood ...... cont.
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 Farnham family Victorian livery buttons  Farnham family Victorian livery buttons
Upper class Families in Victorian Britain would have employed many servants, and the ...... cont.
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 Jack Farnham (1890 to 1930)  Jack Farnham (1890 to 1930)
John Adrian George Farnham, known as Jack, was born in Quorn on 5th March 1890. He was ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951  St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951
Back row, left to right: ?, ?, ?, John Commons, ?, Roger Sutton, Valerie Dowding, ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, about 1955  St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, about 1955
When St Bartholomew’s Primary School was located on School Lane, they did not have their ...... cont.
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 Enjoying the sunshine! Quorn 1920s  Enjoying the sunshine! Quorn 1920s
This photograph was taken on the Greens at Barrow, which is within the parish of Quorn, ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58  St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58
St Bartholomew’s Primary School under 11s football team, 1957-58 – Cup and league ...... cont.
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 A wedding in Quorn, 1952  A wedding in Quorn, 1952
Loughborough Monitor, Friday 17th October 1952 Cinema staff saw the bride Women ...... cont.
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 Tom Gartshore from Quorn – Fishing advice, 1952  Tom Gartshore from Quorn – Fishing advice, 1952
Loughborough Monitor, Friday 17th October 1952 They only catch ‘tiddlers’ today - ...... cont.
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 Football – Quorn match win! 1952  Football – Quorn match win! 1952
Loughborough Monitor, Friday 17th October 1952 Quorn Recover From Shock Quorn 2, ...... cont.
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 Collecting leaves on High Street, Quorn, October 1952  Collecting leaves on High Street, Quorn, October 1952
This great picture appeared in the Loughborough Monitor on Friday 17th October 1952, when ...... cont.
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 Deer roaming around the White Horse in Quorn! 1988  Deer roaming around the White Horse in Quorn! 1988
During road works near the White Horse pub in Quorn in 1988, ancient deer bones were ...... cont.
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 The Wardle family, Farnham Street, Quorn  The Wardle family, Farnham Street, Quorn
Following on from artefact 1934, we have four more photographs relating to the Wardle ...... cont.
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 65 Loughborough Road, Quorn  65 Loughborough Road, Quorn
For many years 65 Loughborough Road marked the extent of housing development in Quorn on ...... cont.
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 Herbert Wardle, Farnham Street, Quorn  Herbert Wardle, Farnham Street, Quorn
The Wardle family lived at 27 Farnham Street, Quorn, from about 1919 to the 1940s. ...... cont.
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 Quorn in WW2 – The girls who listened  Quorn in WW2 – The girls who listened
Beaumanor Hall at Old Woodhouse was one of the largest Y stations, or listening stations ...... cont.
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 A Quorn boxer, managed by Tiger Allen, 1930s  A Quorn boxer, managed by Tiger Allen, 1930s
This unusual studio photograph shows a boxer with the initials TS. The reverse of the ...... cont.
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 A History of 27 Meeting Street, Quorn  A History of 27 Meeting Street, Quorn
27 Meeting Street is one of the oldest properties in Quorn, and this article about the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Mills Bowls Club, post 1931  Quorn Mills Bowls Club, post 1931
This photograph of Quorn Mills Bowls Club has been sent to the museum team by Pam ...... 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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 Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Senior Speech Day November 1964  Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Senior Speech Day November 1964
Below is the Senior School Speech Day programme for Rawlins in November 1964. It was ...... cont.
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 Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985  Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985
Vena Grain was born in Leicester on 21st February 1895, and the family moved to Quorn in ...... cont.
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 A brief history of Soar House, Soar Road, Quorn  A brief history of Soar House, Soar Road, Quorn
Soar House is situated on Soar Road in Quorn. Many of the large houses in the village ...... cont.
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 Fundraising for Quorn Church Rooms - garden fete accounts, 1923 to 1927  Fundraising for Quorn Church Rooms - garden fete accounts, 1923 to 1927
The Church Rooms were built in 1929, but the construction was preceded by several years ...... 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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 Press Cutting, 6th May 1955 - Quorn Bowlers Open the Season  Press Cutting, 6th May 1955 - Quorn Bowlers Open the Season
The first wood of the new season is sent down on a Quorn green. The scene is Quorn Mills ...... cont.
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 Quorn Grammar School (Rawlins) Admissions Register, 1900 to 1914  Quorn Grammar School (Rawlins) Admissions Register, 1900 to 1914
Rawlins School Admissions Register from September 1900 to September 1914, contains 242 ...... cont.
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 Meeting Street, Quorn  Meeting Street, Quorn
As the years go by and as Quorn Village On-line Museum continues to grow, it becomes ...... cont.
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 The Farnham Monuments: Myths, Legends and Family Fables  The Farnham Monuments: Myths, Legends and Family Fables
This research was carried out by Moira Ackers from Loughborough, and published by The ...... cont.
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 Pillings Lock, Quorn  Pillings Lock, Quorn
Pillings Lock is in the Parish of Quorn, to the north-east of the village itself, and is ...... cont.
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 Video: Wrights - Weaving Narrow Fabrics in Quorn since 1860  Video: Wrights - Weaving Narrow Fabrics in Quorn since 1860
Wrights factory has been in Quorn since the 1860s and continues to thrive today. This ...... cont.
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 Letter from Henry Balguy, from boarding school at Quorn, September 1835  Letter from Henry Balguy, from boarding school at Quorn, September 1835
During the 19th century there were many private schools in Quorn. Sometimes they would ...... cont.
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 Quorn photograph taken between 1905 and 1910  Quorn photograph taken between 1905 and 1910
This photograph was taken by William Shuttlewood in Quorn between 1905 and 1910. ...... cont.
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 Jack and Doris Newton from Quorn  Jack and Doris Newton from Quorn
These photographs taken in 1922 are of John Aaron Newton (Jacko') and Doris Miriam ...... cont.
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 Two photographs from Quorn in WW2  Two photographs from Quorn in WW2
These two photographs were taken during WW2 in 1942, in the back garden of 7 Mansfield ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke – A Quorn artist, 1843 to 1916  W E Cooke – A Quorn artist, 1843 to 1916
William Edward Cooke was a professional artist and art teacher. He was born in Derby in ...... cont.
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 Picture by W E Cooke – Farm Yard at Quorndon  Picture by W E Cooke – Farm Yard at Quorndon
The exact location of this farmyard is unfortunately not known, although it is in Quorn ...... cont.
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 Picture by W E Cooke – Coal Wharf, 1879  Picture by W E Cooke – Coal Wharf, 1879
This picture of the Coal Wharf on Soar Road in Quorn, was drawn in 1879 by local ...... cont.
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 Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884  Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884
This article appeared in the spring edition of The Quorndon magazine in 2015. It tells ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew's National School, 1908/1909  St Bartholomew's National School, 1908/1909
Very little was known about this photograph until artefact 1881 came to light. It shows ...... cont.
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 Stafford Orchard Park, 1936, Sarah Farley  Stafford Orchard Park, 1936, Sarah Farley
This wonderful photograph was taken in 1936 on Stafford Orchard, the park in the middle ...... cont.
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 Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884  Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884
One of the most amazing pieces of Quorn history! This intricately stitched sampler was ...... 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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 Food production from allotments and rabbits - WW1  Food production from allotments and rabbits - WW1
The two newspaper cuttings below reflect the efforts being made in Quorn during WW1, to ...... cont.
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 Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall Fund - 1927  Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall Fund - 1927
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - 30th June 1927 Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall ...... cont.
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 Dress show by Quorn Institute pupils, April 1958  Dress show by Quorn Institute pupils, April 1958
Loughborough Echo - 11th April 1958 Outstanding dress show by Quorn Institute ...... cont.
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 Funeral of Mrs Eliza Hallam - March 1934  Funeral of Mrs Eliza Hallam - March 1934
Loughborough Echo - 23rd March 1934 The funeral of Mrs Eliza Ann Hallam who died on ...... 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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 Presentation at the White Horse to Mr and Mrs Hincks  Presentation at the White Horse to Mr and Mrs Hincks
Mr and Mrs Hincks were the landlord and landlady of the White Horse pub in the 1940s and ...... cont.
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 Walter Giles – Leaving Quorn Station, WW1  Walter Giles – Leaving Quorn Station, WW1
Walter Giles was born in Quorn in 1888. During WW1 he was a signaller and fought in the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Cricket Club, 1966  Quorn Cricket Club, 1966
This photograph of Quorn Cricket Club was taken in 1966. Top row (standing), left to ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins sports day, about 1907  Quorn Rawlins sports day, about 1907
This photograph was taken at Quorn Rawlins School sports day around 1907. It was in a ...... cont.
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 Men from Quorn who died in WW1, 1914 to 1919 - Details  Men from Quorn who died in WW1, 1914 to 1919 - Details
The PDF document attached to this item provides the details, as listed below, for the 78 ...... cont.
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 The Turner/Shuttlewood families in Quorn  The Turner/Shuttlewood families in Quorn
These photographs were sent in by Brian Shuttlewood from Quorn. Brian was born in Quorn ...... cont.
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 Old folks tea party, Quorn Village Hall, 1935  Old folks tea party, Quorn Village Hall, 1935
This photograph was taken in about 1935 and shows Mrs Louisa Bumpus from Mansfield ...... cont.
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 A Quorn group of men, early 1960s  A Quorn group of men, early 1960s
It is not known where this photograph was taken, or what the occasion was, but it is ...... cont.
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 A jolly outing from Quorn! - continued  A jolly outing from Quorn! - continued
This photograph was taken on the same day as the pictures in artefact 1852. The ...... cont.
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 A jolly outing from Quorn!  A jolly outing from Quorn!
These photographs were taken on an outing from Quorn, and everyone seems to be having a ...... cont.
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 Muriel Sheffield (nee White), 1894 to 1978  Muriel Sheffield (nee White), 1894 to 1978
These are further pictures related to Muriel White who features in artefact 1839. She was ...... cont.
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 Dolls sale in aid of WW1  Dolls sale in aid of WW1
The White family from Rose Cottage on Loughborough Road in Quorn, were always involved in ...... cont.
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 Charles Kirbell White and Frank Cuthbert White – WW1 Quorn casualties  Charles Kirbell White and Frank Cuthbert White – WW1 Quorn casualties
Charles Kirbell White and his younger brother Frank Cuthbert White lived with their ...... cont.
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 Richard and Sarah Ann Bagley, 28 Wood Lane  Richard and Sarah Ann Bagley, 28 Wood Lane
This couple are Richard and Sarah Ann Bagley. Richard was born in Markfield in 1849, but ...... cont.
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 Harry and Ada Yeomans - floods on Leicester Road in 1960  Harry and Ada Yeomans - floods on Leicester Road in 1960
The top photograph was taken during floods in the 1960s and appeared in the Leicester ...... cont.
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 Walter Giles – Born Quorn 1888, died 1973  Walter Giles – Born Quorn 1888, died 1973
Walter George Giles was born in Quorn in 1888. He was one of six children of George and ...... cont.
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 Quorn memories from the 1940s  Quorn memories from the 1940s
Judy Goacher (nee Dorman), who now lives in Canada, visited Quorn in June 2014 for the ...... cont.
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 The marriage of Muriel White and William Sheffield, Quorn, 8th September 1921  The marriage of Muriel White and William Sheffield, Quorn, 8th September 1921
Muriel Hilda White was born in Quorn in 1893, one of five children of George and Mary Ann ...... cont.
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 Misses E & M White – Homemade cakes price list  Misses E & M White – Homemade cakes price list
This price list dates from about 1910. Ethel and Muriel White were the daughters of ...... cont.
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 The back of Brook House, Quorn  The back of Brook House, Quorn
These rare pictures are taken at the back of Brook House in the 1920s. Brook House stood ...... cont.
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 Quorn 1964 or 1965 – A children’s birthday party group  Quorn 1964 or 1965 – A children’s birthday party group
This photograph was taken in Quorn at a birthday party in about 1964 or 1965. Back row ...... cont.
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 Children on Unitt Road, 1960s  Children on Unitt Road, 1960s
This great photograph was taken at the far end of Unitt Road in about 1963 or 1964. The ...... cont.
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 Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, about 1894  Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, about 1894
This item appeared in the Loughborough Echo 50 years after the photograph was taken. ...... cont.
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 Quorndon Friendly Society, 1848  Quorndon Friendly Society, 1848
Quorndon Friendly Society was established in 1805 by people living in the village. Its ...... 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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 Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Christmas 1947  Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Christmas 1947
This photograph shows pupils, teachers and a few visitors enjoying a Punch and Judy show ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Choir, Quorn, early 1950s  St Bartholomew’s Choir, Quorn, early 1950s
Top row: Murray Rumsey, Harry Judd, Clooston Black, student, Gordon Camp, Bill Harkis, ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Choir, Quorn, mid 1940s  St Bartholomew’s Choir, Quorn, mid 1940s
Top row (standing): ? Long, Clifford Teagle, Reg Harris, Gordon Camp, Stanley Brewin, ...... cont.
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 An unknown event, on an unknown date, probably on Stafford Orchard  An unknown event, on an unknown date, probably on Stafford Orchard
So who are this happy group? They seem to be mainly men dressed as women! What was ...... cont.
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 Barrie’s Fruit and Veg Shop, Quorn Cross  Barrie’s Fruit and Veg Shop, Quorn Cross
‘Barries’ fruit and veg shop, in a prominent position on Quorn Cross, was run by Barrie ...... cont.
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 Wright's factory Quorn, 1950s  Wright's factory Quorn, 1950s
This excellent photograph was taken at Wright's factory in Quorn in the 1950s. Names ...... cont.
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 William Edward John Basil (Willie) Farnham, 1887  William Edward John Basil (Willie) Farnham, 1887
This very rare photograph of William Farnham was taken in 1887 and was part of a group ...... 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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 Burton's newsagents, 1936, 25 High Street, Quorn  Burton's newsagents, 1936, 25 High Street, Quorn
This article about Burton's newsagents on High Street, appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.
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 1st Quorndon and 1st Rothley Scout Band  1st Quorndon and 1st Rothley Scout Band
This unique photograph from either 1919 or 1920, was taken on the Farnham family estate ...... cont.
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 Thomas Pepper, farmer and coal merchant, Quorn  Thomas Pepper, farmer and coal merchant, Quorn
This is a photograph taken in about 1910, is of a cart belonging to Thomas Pepper, a ...... cont.
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