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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.


 Eva and James Pell, 75 Meeting Street  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.
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 Quorn sampler, Elizabeth Winsley Power 1853  Quorn sampler, Elizabeth Winsley Power 1853
Whilst we may think that many girls and young women made samplers in the 18th and 19th ...... cont.
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 Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?  Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?
Little is known about this photograph, other than it is Quorn ladies group enjoying an ...... cont.
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 Royal Oak, Quorn in the floods, early 1930s  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.
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 Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910  Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910
The names that accompanied the photograph are given below. Left to right: Back row: W ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn, in colour  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.
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 William Edward Hallam 1898 to 1984  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.
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 Alice Mabel Hallam 1897 to 1989  Alice Mabel Hallam 1897 to 1989
Alice Hallam lived in Quorn at 32 Wood Lane, all her life. She never married having lost ...... cont.
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 WW1 Postcard from Quorn  WW1 Postcard from Quorn
This postcard was sent by Alice Hallam to her brother William, when he was on the Western ...... cont.
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 Sam and Eliza Hallam, Quorn, 1900  Sam and Eliza Hallam, Quorn, 1900
Sam Hallam in this photograph was born in Leicester, but came to Quorn with his family ...... cont.
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 William Wilders – Carrier of Quorn  William Wilders – Carrier of Quorn
William Wilders was born in Quorn in 1838 and died in 1893. We are lucky to have this ...... cont.
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 Joe Burton enjoys a pint!  Joe Burton enjoys a pint!
Joe Burton was a well-known Quorn character, having fought in the Zulu War, the Boer War, ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - A cottage at Quorn  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.
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 W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn  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.
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 William Harris Inglesant, Quorn, died 1912 aged 101  William Harris Inglesant, Quorn, died 1912 aged 101
This article about the life of William Harris Inglesant appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.
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 Quorn Building Society  Quorn Building Society
Quorn Building Society, or as it was originally known, the Quorndon and Neighbourhood ...... cont.
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 Farnham family Victorian livery buttons  Farnham family Victorian livery buttons
Upper class Families in Victorian Britain would have employed many servants, and the ...... cont.
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 Jack Farnham (1890 to 1930)  Jack Farnham (1890 to 1930)
John Adrian George Farnham, known as Jack, was born in Quorn on 5th March 1890. He was ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951  St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951
Back row, left to right: ?, ?, ?, John Commons, ?, Roger Sutton, Valerie Dowding, ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, about 1955  St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, about 1955
When St Bartholomew’s Primary School was located on School Lane, they did not have their ...... cont.
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 Enjoying the sunshine! Quorn 1920s  Enjoying the sunshine! Quorn 1920s
This photograph was taken on the Greens at Barrow, which is within the parish of Quorn, ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58  St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58
St Bartholomew’s Primary School under 11s football team, 1957-58 – Cup and league ...... cont.
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 A wedding in Quorn, 1952  A wedding in Quorn, 1952
Loughborough Monitor, Friday 17th October 1952 Cinema staff saw the bride Women ...... cont.
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 Tom Gartshore from Quorn – Fishing advice, 1952  Tom Gartshore from Quorn – Fishing advice, 1952
Loughborough Monitor, Friday 17th October 1952 They only catch ‘tiddlers’ today - ...... cont.
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 Football – Quorn match win! 1952  Football – Quorn match win! 1952
Loughborough Monitor, Friday 17th October 1952 Quorn Recover From Shock Quorn 2, ...... cont.
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 Collecting leaves on High Street, Quorn, October 1952  Collecting leaves on High Street, Quorn, October 1952
This great picture appeared in the Loughborough Monitor on Friday 17th October 1952, when ...... cont.
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 Deer roaming around the White Horse in Quorn! 1988  Deer roaming around the White Horse in Quorn! 1988
During road works near the White Horse pub in Quorn in 1988, ancient deer bones were ...... cont.
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 The Wardle family, Farnham Street, Quorn  The Wardle family, Farnham Street, Quorn
Following on from artefact 1934, we have four more photographs relating to the Wardle ...... cont.
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 65 Loughborough Road, Quorn  65 Loughborough Road, Quorn
For many years 65 Loughborough Road marked the extent of housing development in Quorn on ...... cont.
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 Herbert Wardle, Farnham Street, Quorn  Herbert Wardle, Farnham Street, Quorn
The Wardle family lived at 27 Farnham Street, Quorn, from about 1919 to the 1940s. ...... cont.
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 Quorn in WW2 – The girls who listened  Quorn in WW2 – The girls who listened
Beaumanor Hall at Old Woodhouse was one of the largest Y stations, or listening stations ...... cont.
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 A Quorn boxer, managed by Tiger Allen, 1930s  A Quorn boxer, managed by Tiger Allen, 1930s
This unusual studio photograph shows a boxer with the initials TS. The reverse of the ...... cont.
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 A History of 27 Meeting Street, Quorn  A History of 27 Meeting Street, Quorn
27 Meeting Street is one of the oldest properties in Quorn, and this article about the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Mills Bowls Club, post 1931  Quorn Mills Bowls Club, post 1931
This photograph of Quorn Mills Bowls Club has been sent to the museum team by Pam ...... cont.
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 1834 letter from Ann Carter, Quorn, to the Mayor of New York  1834 letter from Ann Carter, Quorn, to the Mayor of New York
In 2015 a letter came up for sale which was written in 1834 by 43 year old Ann Carter ...... cont.
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 Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Senior Speech Day November 1964  Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Senior Speech Day November 1964
Below is the Senior School Speech Day programme for Rawlins in November 1964. It was ...... cont.
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 Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985  Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985
Vena Grain was born in Leicester on 21st February 1895, and the family moved to Quorn in ...... cont.
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 A brief history of Soar House, Soar Road, Quorn  A brief history of Soar House, Soar Road, Quorn
Soar House is situated on Soar Road in Quorn. Many of the large houses in the village ...... cont.
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 Fundraising for Quorn Church Rooms - garden fete accounts, 1923 to 1927  Fundraising for Quorn Church Rooms - garden fete accounts, 1923 to 1927
The Church Rooms were built in 1929, but the construction was preceded by several years ...... cont.
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 The death of Joseph Adcock, Quorn 1867  The death of Joseph Adcock, Quorn 1867
Joseph Bexton Adcock was born in Quorn in 1827, and died on 27th December 1867 from ...... cont.
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 Press Cutting, 6th May 1955 - Quorn Bowlers Open the Season  Press Cutting, 6th May 1955 - Quorn Bowlers Open the Season
The first wood of the new season is sent down on a Quorn green. The scene is Quorn Mills ...... cont.
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 Quorn Grammar School (Rawlins) Admissions Register, 1900 to 1914  Quorn Grammar School (Rawlins) Admissions Register, 1900 to 1914
Rawlins School Admissions Register from September 1900 to September 1914, contains 242 ...... cont.
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 Meeting Street, Quorn  Meeting Street, Quorn
As the years go by and as Quorn Village On-line Museum continues to grow, it becomes ...... cont.
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 The Farnham Monuments: Myths, Legends and Family Fables  The Farnham Monuments: Myths, Legends and Family Fables
This research was carried out by Moira Ackers from Loughborough, and published by The ...... cont.
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 Pillings Lock, Quorn  Pillings Lock, Quorn
Pillings Lock is in the Parish of Quorn, to the north-east of the village itself, and is ...... cont.
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 Video: Wrights - Weaving Narrow Fabrics in Quorn since 1860  Video: Wrights - Weaving Narrow Fabrics in Quorn since 1860
Wrights factory has been in Quorn since the 1860s and continues to thrive today. This ...... cont.
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 Letter from Henry Balguy, from boarding school at Quorn, September 1835  Letter from Henry Balguy, from boarding school at Quorn, September 1835
During the 19th century there were many private schools in Quorn. Sometimes they would ...... cont.
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 Quorn photograph taken between 1905 and 1910  Quorn photograph taken between 1905 and 1910
This photograph was taken by William Shuttlewood in Quorn between 1905 and 1910. ...... cont.
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 Jack and Doris Newton from Quorn  Jack and Doris Newton from Quorn
These photographs taken in 1922 are of John Aaron Newton (Jacko') and Doris Miriam ...... cont.
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 Two photographs from Quorn in WW2  Two photographs from Quorn in WW2
These two photographs were taken during WW2 in 1942, in the back garden of 7 Mansfield ...... cont.
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Total: 730 artefacts returned over 15 pages


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