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.
Total: 747 artefacts returned over 30 pages
| Stafford Orchard, Quorn, about 1984|
The young girl in these photograph is Lynda Bradshaw. In the mid 1980s, Lynda was nanny ...... cont.
| Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1950s|
Three girls in Quorn’s park (Stafford Orchard) in the 1950s. The girl on the left is ...... cont.
| Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1963|
Who remembers this play equipment on Stafford Orchard (Quorn’s park) in the 1960s? When ...... cont.
| Ploughing prize, 1848, William Sarson, Quorn|
The wording on this impressive tankard says:
“1st PRIZE for Ploughing
Presented by ...... cont.
| Silver rose bowl, presented to George White of Quorn, 1919|
George White was a very well-known Quorn figure. His main job was a solicitor’s clerk at ...... cont.
| Jackie Mann – Quorn farmer, Soar Road, early 1900s|
John Mann, or Jackie as he was known, was born in Barrow upon Soar in 1854. On 12th ...... cont.
| Gladys and Inis Rumsby, Church Lane, Quorn, 1909|
These photographs were taken in about 1909 and the two young girls are twins, Gladys and ...... 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.
| Lloyd Eric Tomlyn, 1928 to 2016 – Memories of Quorn|
Lloyd Eric Tomlyn was born in Mountsorrel in 1928, the son of Eric Dudley Ernest Tomlyn ...... cont.
| Harvest at Home Farm, Quorn, early 1900s|
Thomas Pepper was born in 1883 in Long Whatton. He was married twice and had six children ...... cont.
| Quorn Primary School teachers - 1973|
The teachers at Quorn Primary School on the School Lane site, just before the school ...... 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.
| A wartime wedding in Quorn, 1945|
This is thought to be the the wedding of Barbara Spoor from Soar Road in Quorn, to ...... cont.
| Death of Mrs Farnham - Funeral Quorn|
Leicester Daily Mercury - Saturday 14th October 1911
The death is announced of Mrs E B ...... cont.
| Church Room fundraising fete, June 1929|
In 1922 a committee was formed to raise funds for the building of a Church Room. Several ...... cont.
| Wright's Factory, weaving room 1923/24|
One of the elastic weaving rooms at Wright's factory, Quorn in 1923 or 1924.
The ...... cont.
| Tommy Allen 1911 to 1996|
Tommy Allen was born in 1911 and lived in Quorn all his life. He followed his father by ...... cont.
| 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.
| Quorn sampler, Elizabeth Winsley Power 1853|
Whilst we may think that many girls and young women made samplers in the 18th and 19th ...... cont.
| Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?|
Little is known about this photograph, other than it is Quorn ladies group enjoying an ...... cont.
| 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.
| Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910|
The names that accompanied the photograph are given below.
Left to right:
Back row: W ...... cont.
| 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.
| 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.
| Alice Mabel Hallam 1897 to 1989|
Alice Hallam lived in Quorn at 32 Wood Lane, all her life. She never married having lost ...... cont.