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: 868 artefacts returned over 35 pages
| 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.
| St Barts Primary School football team, 1959-60|
St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, 1959-60.
Teachers, left to right: Jack ...... cont.
| 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.
| Quorn Village Event, early/mid 1950s|
A village event in the early/mid 1950s. The gentleman holding the darts aloft is former ...... cont.
| William Henry Norman (PC Billy Norman) 1889 to 1958|
William Henry (Billy) Norman was born on 29th March 1889 in Oadby. After distinguished ...... cont.
| 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| Thompson and Gamble, builders of the Cradock Drive housing development|
Who were Thompson and Gamble?
Thompson and Gamble were a well-known ...... cont.
| The QUORN Tool and Cutter Grinder|
Since its launch in 1974, the Quorn Tool and Cutter Grinder has achieved legendary status ...... cont.
| 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.
| 12 Freehold Street, Quorn – Shop and Off-Licence|
The first of these photographs was taken before 1910 and shows Joseph Birkin standing ...... cont.
| Quorn Ladies in Skegness, 1953|
Four Quorn ladies enjoying the sunshine in ‘Skeggie’, in coronation year 1953.
Only ...... cont.
| 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.
| Robert Sutton, Quorn Family Butcher|
This photograph was taken on High Street in Quorn around 1920, and shows Robert and Gerty ...... cont.
| 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.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charles Harold Adams|
Died 13th May 1915, aged 29
Battle of Frezenberg, Second Battle of Ypres, ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Reginald John Backhouse|
Died 9th August 1918, aged 31
Rosières, the Somme, France
A Canadian ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - George Harry Bagley|
Died 31st May 1917, aged 29, France
George Bagley was born on Nursery Lane in ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Frank Bale|
Died 11th August 1917, aged 34
Born in Quorn in 1883 and ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Ernest Bancroft|
Died Sunday 19th December 1915, aged 27
Ernest was ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charles Ernest Barrett|
Died 9th March 1917, aged 21
Marrying a Quorn girl
Charles ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Edward Arthur Benskin|
Died 25th September 1916, aged 19
Battle of the Somme, Gueudecourt, France
Life ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Joseph Frank Brookes Birkin|
Died 25th September 1915, aged 21
Life before the war
Frank ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Alfred Blackshaw|
Died 29th June 1915, aged 17
Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey
The youngest soldier to ...... cont.