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: 736 artefacts returned over 30 pages
| 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.
| WW1 Postcard from Quorn|
This postcard was sent by Alice Hallam to her brother William, when he was on the Western ...... cont.
| Sam and Eliza Hallam, Quorn, 1900|
Sam Hallam in this photograph was born in Leicester, but came to Quorn with his family ...... cont.
| William Wilders – Carrier of Quorn|
William Wilders was born in Quorn in 1838 and died in 1893. We are lucky to have this ...... cont.
| Joe Burton enjoys a pint!|
Joe Burton was a well-known Quorn character, having fought in the Zulu War, the Boer War, ...... cont.
| 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.
| 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.
| William Harris Inglesant, Quorn, died 1912 aged 101|
This article about the life of William Harris Inglesant appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.
| Quorn Building Society|
Quorn Building Society, or as it was originally known, the Quorndon and Neighbourhood ...... cont.
| Farnham family Victorian livery buttons|
Upper class Families in Victorian Britain would have employed many servants, and the ...... cont.
| Jack Farnham (1890 to 1930)|
John Adrian George Farnham, known as Jack, was born in Quorn on 5th March 1890. He was ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951|
Back row, left to right: ?, ?, ?, John Commons, ?, Roger Sutton, Valerie Dowding, ...... cont.