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.
Total: 775 artefacts returned over 31 pages
| Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1947|
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in 1947, shortly after the war ...... cont.
| Quorn Rawlins, Prefects And Captains 1964-65|
Head Girl: Josephine Michalska.
Deputy Head Girl : Patricia Bundock.
Head of ...... cont.
| Alfred James Camm, born Quorn 1885, died 1970|
Alfred James Camm was born in Quorn in August 1885, he was the son of William Camm a ...... cont.
| Alfred James Camm, Quorn National School prize, 1890|
The attached book (see attached PDF file) was presented to Alfred James Camm, a pupil at ...... cont.
| George and Emma Cummins, died March 1898 – Grave Memorial|
George and Emma Cummins died on the 11th and 12th March 1898 of TB, leaving behind eleven ...... cont.
| Raven Cottage, 31 Meeting Street, Quorn – House deeds/timeline|
Property deeds are a valuable source of local history information, but since land ...... cont.
| Thomas Cradock of Quorn Court|
Thomas Cradock was born in Loughborough in 1795. He married Mary Octavia Grover (known as ...... cont.
| Memories of life in Quorn, by Arthur Long|
Tom Long’s name is known by most people in Quorn because of Tom Long’s Meadow, which lies ...... cont.
| James Henry Pell, 75 Meeting Street, Quorn|
The Pell family were in Quorn from the 1890s and James Henry Pell arrived with his ...... cont.
| Grace Wesley, former Quorn Rawlins pupil, marriage 1924|
Grace Wesley was a pupil at Rawlins Grammar School from 1908 to 1912, and afterwards she ...... cont.
| Video - Tom Long haymaking in his meadow, 1960s|
This converted cine film shows Tom Long making hay in his meadow in the early 1960s. The ...... cont.
| The Parkinson family – Baptists in Quorn|
William Parkinson starting farming in Quorn in 1757, and his brother Robert came to live ...... cont.
| Silhouettes – Farnham family, Quorn|
These three silhouettes are about 5 inches (13 cm) tall and are members of the ancient ...... cont.
| Mizpah brooch – Arthur and Doris Green, WW2|
Arthur Green from Quorn and Doris Ada Crowsley from Bedford, would never have met had it ...... cont.
| Home Farm and the Pepper Family|
Life in Quorn was very different in the 1900s, with many more farms in the village. One ...... cont.
| George Harry Gartshore on Gambles premises, Meeting Street, early 1940s|
George Harry Gartshore was a grandson of the famous George Gartshore who was a farrier to ...... cont.
| George and Olive Gartshore and their family – early 1940s|
The Gartshores first came to Quorn around 1860 when George Gartshore (born 1830) became a ...... cont.
| Fancy dress on Quorn Village Green|
Fancy dress on Quorn Village Green (now the car park), about 1966.
Left to right: ...... cont.
| Quorn lads! 1950s|
George Gartshore from Mansfield Street has provided these great photographs of some of ...... cont.
| Quorn folk, late 1940s/early 1950s|
In the 1940s George Gartshore, who now lives on Mansfield Street (2019) bought himself a ...... cont.
| A prince that lived in Quorn!|
During the 1930s Sardar Taj Mohamed Khan Odho, a young Indian prince lived on Chaveney ...... cont.
| Quorn Brownies, early/mid 1960s|
Quorn Brownies in the early/mid 1960.
Can anyone provide any names?
16 - ...... cont.
| Quorn Brownies and Guides, late 1950s|
As detailed in cont.
| Daphne Oxenford with Quorn Brownies, 1958|
Many people will remember Daphne Oxenford as a well known presenter of ‘Listen with ...... cont.
| Frank Ockenden’s Wedding, Quorn, 1958.|
Elsie Bishop was born (as Elsie Lovett) in Quorn in 1912. She married her husband Roy in ...... cont.