Quorn historical image   Quorn Village On-line Museum   Quorn historical image

Friday 30th October 2020  

Museum Home
About our museum
Artefacts by Number
Quorn's location
The name change
Village publications
Information sources
Museum Award
Contact us
Copyright

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.


 Opening of Quorn Football Club new ground, 1960  Opening of Quorn Football Club new ground, 1960
Loughborough Echo, Friday, September 2nd, 1960. QUORN F.C. - NEW GROUND AND ...... cont.
 view detail
 Upset in Quorn Urban District Council!  Upset in Quorn Urban District Council!
The Illustrated Leicester Chronicle Saturday 24th April 1926 DESPICABLE ...... cont.
 view detail
 M Wright and Sons, Quorn - Centenary Celebration, 1960 - Programme  M Wright and Sons, Quorn - Centenary Celebration, 1960 - Programme
M Wright and Sons, elastic webbing manufacturers, started in Leicester in 1860 and moved ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn House, 1886  Quorn House, 1886
Quorn House on Meeting Street was originally known as the Over Hall and was the seat of ...... cont.
 view detail
 Retirement concert for Jack Briers,  Head of Quorn Primary School, 1971  Retirement concert for Jack Briers, Head of Quorn Primary School, 1971
These photographs were taken on the occasion of the retirement of Jack Briers, the ...... cont.
 view detail
 St Barts Primary School football team, 1959-60  St Barts Primary School football team, 1959-60
St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, 1959-60. Teachers, left to right: Jack ...... cont.
 view detail
 Phyllis Field (nee Broom), 1917 - 2007  Phyllis Field (nee Broom), 1917 - 2007
Phyllis Broom was born at what is now 37 Farnham Street in Quorn and lived in the village ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn Village Event, early/mid 1950s  Quorn Village Event, early/mid 1950s
A village event in the early/mid 1950s. The gentleman holding the darts aloft is former ...... cont.
 view detail
 William Henry Norman (PC Billy Norman) 1889 to 1958  William Henry Norman (PC Billy Norman) 1889 to 1958
William Henry (Billy) Norman was born on 29th March 1889 in Oadby. After distinguished ...... cont.
 view detail
 PC Billy Norman – served in Quorn 1930 to 1944  PC Billy Norman – served in Quorn 1930 to 1944
In the 1980s and 1990s Harry Limbert, who lived in Quorn talked to a lot of the older ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, early 1950s  Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, early 1950s
Taken in the early 1950s in the old primary school playground, when the school was on ...... cont.
 view detail
 Schooldays at Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary, 1957 to 1961  Schooldays at Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary, 1957 to 1961
John Tweedie and his twin brother Jim were at St Barts Primary during the school years ...... cont.
 view detail
 Thompson and Gamble, builders of the Cradock Drive housing development  Thompson and Gamble, builders of the Cradock Drive housing development
Who were Thompson and Gamble? Thompson and Gamble were a well-known ...... cont.
 view detail
 The QUORN Tool and Cutter Grinder  The QUORN Tool and Cutter Grinder
Since its launch in 1974, the Quorn Tool and Cutter Grinder has achieved legendary status ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn Baptist Church Christian Endeavour Group, early 1900s  Quorn Baptist Church Christian Endeavour Group, early 1900s
The Baptist Church in Quorn has always had a large following since they came to the ...... cont.
 view detail
 12 Freehold Street, Quorn – Shop and Off-Licence  12 Freehold Street, Quorn – Shop and Off-Licence
The first of these photographs was taken before 1910 and shows Joseph Birkin standing ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn Ladies in Skegness, 1953  Quorn Ladies in Skegness, 1953
Four Quorn ladies enjoying the sunshine in ‘Skeggie’, in coronation year 1953. Only ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn St Bartholomew's National School, 1908/1909  Quorn St Bartholomew's National School, 1908/1909
In the first part of last century, what we know today as primary schools kept children ...... cont.
 view detail
 Robert Sutton, Quorn Family Butcher  Robert Sutton, Quorn Family Butcher
This photograph was taken on High Street in Quorn around 1920, and shows Robert and Gerty ...... cont.
 view detail
 William Freer born 1830 in Quorn, died 17th February 1887, Denbighshire  William Freer born 1830 in Quorn, died 17th February 1887, Denbighshire
William Freer was born in Quorn in 1830. By the 1850s he was a kennel man for Quorn Hunt, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charles Harold Adams  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charles Harold Adams
Died 13th May 1915, aged 29 Battle of Frezenberg, Second Battle of Ypres, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Reginald John Backhouse  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Reginald John Backhouse
Died 9th August 1918, aged 31 Rosières, the Somme, France A Canadian ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Harry Bagley  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Harry Bagley
Died 31st May 1917, aged 29, France George Bagley was born on Nursery Lane in ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Frank Bale  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Frank Bale
Died 11th August 1917, aged 34 Ypres, Belgium Born in Quorn in 1883 and ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ernest Bancroft  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ernest Bancroft
Died Sunday 19th December 1915, aged 27 Ypres, Belgium Early years Ernest was ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charles Ernest Barrett  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charles Ernest Barrett
Died 9th March 1917, aged 21 Mesopotamia (Iraq) Marrying a Quorn girl Charles ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Edward Arthur Benskin  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Edward Arthur Benskin
Died 25th September 1916, aged 19 Battle of the Somme, Gueudecourt, France Life ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Joseph Frank Brookes Birkin  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Joseph Frank Brookes Birkin
Died 25th September 1915, aged 21 Ypres, Belgium Life before the war Frank ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Alfred Blackshaw  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Alfred Blackshaw
Died 29th June 1915, aged 17 Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey The youngest soldier to ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ernest Harold Bonner  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ernest Harold Bonner
Died 9th September 1917, aged 20 Villers-Faucon, the Somme, France Ernest was ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Albert Henry Bowler  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Albert Henry Bowler
Died 29th September 1918, aged 33 Second Battle of the Somme, St Quentin, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Percy Boyer  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Percy Boyer
Died 3rd May 1918, aged 18 La Bassée Canal, France Percy Boyer was born in ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Louis Brewin  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Louis Brewin
Died 14th July 1917, aged 23 St Leger, the Somme, France Before the ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Walter Brewin  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Walter Brewin
Died 10th August 1918, aged 28 France A difficult start in life Walter was ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Edwin Brown  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Edwin Brown
Died 13th August 1915, aged 27 Hooge, Belgium George was one of five children. ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Albert Henry Burton  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Albert Henry Burton
Died 27th April 1917, aged 22 Loos, France Prior to the war Albert Burton was ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John (Jack) Cawrey  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John (Jack) Cawrey
Died 30th October 1917, aged 40 Passchendaele, Belgium Growing up in ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Cecil Chapman  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Cecil Chapman
Died 21st April 1915, aged 22 Ypres, Belgium Early years Although Chapman is ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Hilary Calvert Clarke  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Hilary Calvert Clarke
Died 31st August 1918, aged 22 Bailleul, France Hilary Calvert Clarke was born ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Henry Clay  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Henry Clay
Died 27th April 1915, aged 20 Vlamertinghe, Belgium Before the war William ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John James Collington  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John James Collington
Died 28th January 1915, aged 28 Estaires, Northern France Pre-war days John ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Walter Daft  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Walter Daft
Died 20th September 1915, aged 29 Ypres, Belgium Walter Daft was the youngest ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - James William Dockray  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - James William Dockray
Died 20th July 1918, aged 19 France The Dockray family moved to Quorn from ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Percy Facer  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Percy Facer
Died 9th April 1918, aged 18 Loos, France A well-known family in Quorn Facer ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Joseph Fewkes  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Joseph Fewkes
Died 26th September 1916, aged 48 The Somme, France A very old Quorn ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Cox Flanders  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Cox Flanders
Died 18th May 1916, aged 20 Mesopotamia, Iraq Family background William Cox ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John (Jack) Peer Flanders  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John (Jack) Peer Flanders
Died 25th September 1916, aged 21 Battle of the Somme, Gueudecourt, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Walter Fletcher  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Walter Fletcher
Died 25th September 1918, aged 34 Sorel-le-Grand, the Somme, France Early ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Edward Gamble  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Edward Gamble
Died 16th August 1917, aged 22 Ypres, Belgium Gamble is a well-known name in ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Walter Albert Gartshore  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Walter Albert Gartshore
Died 1st September 1916, aged 24 Bienvillers, France Family history George ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ernest Grant  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ernest Grant
Died 21st March 1918, aged 31 Bapaume, France Early years The Grant family ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Henry Hackett  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Henry Hackett
Died 18th September 1918, aged 21 Battle of Épehy, the Somme, France Early ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Hallam  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Hallam
Died 22nd October 1914, aged 29 Rue du Bois, France The first to die The ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Matthew Henry Hickling  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Matthew Henry Hickling
Died 13th May 1915, aged 21 Battle of Frezenberg, Second Battle of Ypres, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - James Martin Hollingsworth  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - James Martin Hollingsworth
Died 5th October 1916, aged 28 The Somme, France James was born in Quorn in ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - James Howlett  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - James Howlett
Died 5th October 1918, aged 33 Bellenglise, France Family history James ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Harry Hubbard  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Harry Hubbard
Died 12th April 1916, aged 32 Poperinge, Belgium Before the war Henry ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Hudson  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Hudson
Died 3rd October 1918, aged 29 Bellenglise, France Early years William was ...... cont.
 view detail
 WW1 Roll of Honour - James Hutton  WW1 Roll of Honour - James Hutton
Died 6th October 1917, aged 25 France James Hutton was born in Quorn and was ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Thomas Hutton  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Thomas Hutton
Died 26th September 1917, aged 35 Zonnebeke, Belgium Thomas Hutton was the ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John Newton Jacques  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John Newton Jacques
Died 27th September 1917, aged 25 Zonnebeke, Belgium A tough start in life At ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Frank Joiner  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Frank Joiner
Died 8th July 1917, aged 22 Metz, France A childhood in Quorn Frank ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Albert Jones  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Albert Jones
Died 4th October 1917, aged 19 Broodseinde, Ypres, Belgium William and Mary ...... cont.
 view detail
 WW1 Roll of Honour - Edward Basil Langrish  WW1 Roll of Honour - Edward Basil Langrish
Died 3rd October 1918, aged 19 Grévillers, Bapaume, Second Battle of the Somme, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Ernest Lee  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Ernest Lee
Died 13th November 1916, aged 22 Hebuterne, France A hard start in life and moving ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Harold Lockwood  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Harold Lockwood
Died 3rd October 1918, aged 20 Bellenglise, France Early days Sarah Wilders, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Lovett  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Lovett
Died 25th September 1916, aged 30 Gueudecourt, the Somme, France An old Quorn ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John Jesson Lucas  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John Jesson Lucas
Died 13th May 1915, aged 20 Battle of Frezenberg, Second Battle of Ypres, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Samuel William Martin  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Samuel William Martin
Died 28th May 1915, aged 25 North West of Festubert, Pas de Calais, France Early ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Daniel and William Moore  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Daniel and William Moore
Died 13th May 1915, aged 25 and 23 Battle of Frezenberg, Second Battle of Ypres, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Hubert Mason Moore  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Hubert Mason Moore
Died 5th September 1918, aged 24 Gavrelle, Arras, France The Moore family on ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charley Ottey  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charley Ottey
Died 30th July 1916, aged 18 Wounded in France, died in a military hospital in ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Gabriel King Peirce  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William Gabriel King Peirce
Died 26th October 1914, aged 39 Festubert, Western Front, France William ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John Henry Pick  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John Henry Pick
25th September 1917, aged 26 Marquise Quarry, France Roots in ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Pollard  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Pollard
Died 21st June 1917, aged 23 Lens, France Early years The Pollard family ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Albert Edward Rennocks  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Albert Edward Rennocks
Died 3rd October 1918, aged 22 St Quentin, France Roots in Quorn The Rennocks ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Victor Rennocks  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Victor Rennocks
Died 23rd April 1916, aged 26 Hinckley Hospital Family background The ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Bertie James Shenton  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Bertie James Shenton
Died 3rd August 1916, aged 19 Ovillers near Albert, France Early years Bertie ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Jack Shephard  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Jack Shephard
Died 18th July 1917, aged 43 Mesopotamia, Iraq Growing up in Quorn The 1881 ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Fred Squires  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Fred Squires
Died 3rd December 1915, aged 32 Lemnos Island, Greece Frederick Charles ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William John Steer  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - William John Steer
Died 13th May 1915, aged 28 Battle of Frezenberg, Second Battle of Ypres, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Silas Stevenson  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Silas Stevenson
Died 15th September 1916, aged 28 The Somme, France Silas Stevenson was born ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Alfred Hall Taylor  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Alfred Hall Taylor
Died 30th October 1914, aged 30 First Battle of Ypres, Belgium Life prior to the ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Laurence Wakeling  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Laurence Wakeling
Died 12th July 1917, aged 33 Coxyde, Belgium Laurence Wakeling was the son of ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ernest William Ward  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ernest William Ward
Died 27th October 1914, aged 24 Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, French Flanders A ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Harry Webster  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Harry Webster
Died 26th November 1914, aged 37 Sheerness, Kent Early years in Quorn There ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Frank Cuthbert White  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Frank Cuthbert White
Died 13th May 1915, aged 20 Battle of Frezenberg, Second Battle of Ypres, ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charles Kirbell White  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charles Kirbell White
Died 1st September 1918, aged 33 Beaulencourt, France Charles’ ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Sydney Francis Whysall  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Sydney Francis Whysall
Died 26th March 1918, aged 32 Gailly, the Somme, France Early years The ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John Willday  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - John Willday
Died 4th January 1919, aged 31, buried in Quorn Churchyard. Died of wounds received ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Henry James Williams  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Henry James Williams
Died 26th December 1914, aged 26 Aldershot, England Prior to the war Henry ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Wood  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Wood
Died 9th October 1917, aged 19 Mendinghem, Belgium Born into poverty in ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Arthur Wilfred Woodforth  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Arthur Wilfred Woodforth
Died 7th April 1918, aged 20 Wesel, Germany Prior to the war Arthur Wilfred ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Albert Henry Wright  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Albert Henry Wright
Died 14th July 1916, aged 24 The Somme, France A difficult start in ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Harold Wright  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Harold Wright
Died 14th September 1915, aged 33 In hospital in London from wounds sustained in the ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ezra Wykes  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ezra Wykes
Died 4th December 1917, aged 29 Died of wounds, the Somme, France The 1901 ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Fred Wykes  Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Fred Wykes
Died 21st April 1916, aged 24 Hooge, Ypres, Belgium Roots in Quorn Fred Wykes ...... cont.
 view detail
 The Facer Family of Quorn  The Facer Family of Quorn
Moving from Leicester to Quorn Henry Facer, a carpenter born in Leicester, and ...... cont.
 view detail
 Facer family memorial bench – St Bartholomew’s Church, Quorn  Facer family memorial bench – St Bartholomew’s Church, Quorn
This bench sits in the porch of Quorn St Bartholomew’s Church. It was donated by Lucy ...... cont.
 view detail
 Quorn Police Station, 1980s  Quorn Police Station, 1980s
Quorn Police Station closed in 2011 and the land has since been redeveloped for housing. ...... cont.
 view detail
Total: 872 artefacts returned over 9 pages


  |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |    |   next page

show me:  |  |  |  |  |  |  artefacts per page

   Quorn Village On-line Museum
 copyright notice
 search tips
 view latest news
 view latest news
 view latest news
 what's new What's New
See what items have been added recently.
 can you contribute? Can you Contribute?
We need historical material relating to Quorn village.
 filling in the gaps Filling in the gaps
Help us with names, places, locations and years.

 artefact counter

Artefact Counter
How many artefacts does this online museum contain?

 make a donation

Make a donation
Help to secure more museum artefacts and this site's future.

 contact us

Contact Us
Have a query? Contact our team and we'll see if we can help.

 see our Facebook page