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Barkers Directory 1875 – Quorndon entries

Trade directories are a valuable source of information for both the local and family historian. Below is the Quorndon section from Barkers directory for Leicestershire for 1875.

“Quorndon, a chapelry in the parish of Barrow-upon-Soar, hundred of West Goscote, 2 ½ miles South-East of Loughborough, and one mile South-West of Barrow-upon-Soar Railway Station. It is situated on the river Soar, and Loughborough canal, and near the midland Railway. The town is well lighted with gas, and paved. The inhabitants are generally employed in stocking-weaving, and the manufacture of plain and fancy hosiery. The Church, dedicated to St Bartholomew, is an ancient structure, with square tower, containing six bells. The living is a Vicarage, value £120 per annum. Patron, the Bishop of Peterborough. The Rev Robert Stammers, MA is the vicar. The Wesleyans, Primitive Methodists, and Baptists have each a place of worship. The kennels of Quorn hunt are situated in this neighbourhood. Quorn Hall and Quorn House are the principal residences. Population, in 1871 was 1516, and 390 inhabited houses. Letters via Loughborough. Money Orders are issued and paid. Post office Savings’ Bank, Telegraph office, &c. Thomas North postmaster.

Ackroyd Mr William - Gentry
Armstrong Mr Henry - Gentry, Chapman house
Bailey Joshua - Corn factor
Ball Mrs Mary - Baker
Barrett Samuel - Beer retailer
Barrs Mrs Sarah - Gentry
Bates Isaac - Wheelwright
Bates Joseph - Wheelwright, surveyor, and inspector of nuisances
Bates Mrs Alice - Farmer
Beardsley W F Esq - Gentry, Soar House
Bennett Stephen - Bootmaker
Bolesworth James John - Farmer
Bradshaw James - Bootmaker
Briggs Samuel - Publican, Blue Ball
Brown Oliver S - Publican, White Horse Inn
Brown William - Saddler
Bruce Thomas - Baker
Burton Mrs Elizabeth - Gentry, Yewtree house
Callis Jabez J - Teacher of music
Callis Samuel - Shopkeeper and beer retailer
Camm John - Beer retailer and miller
Camm Joseph - Accountant, land surveyor, superintendent registrar of births, deaths and marriages for the Barrow-on-Soar district, clerk to the Local Board, and secretary to the Gas Company
Chapman Mr William - Gentry
Chapman John - Baker and beer retailer
Chapman William - Farmer
Chittim Mrs Sarah - Manageress of Quorndon Co-operative Grocery Stores
Cooke George - Confectioner
Copeland John - Shopkeeper
Coulson Benjamin - Plumber
Coupland James Esq - Gentry
Cradock John Davys Esq - Gentry, Quorn Court
Cradock Mrs - Gentry, Quorn Court
Cragg Edward - Saddler
Cross Mrs Ann - Farmer
Crossley Henry John - Hosiery manufacturer
Crossley Mr Henry John - Gentry
Cuffling Mrs Ann - Gentry
Dalby William - Carpenter
Darker John - Farmer
Darker Solomon - Shopkeeper
Day Mr Thomas - Gentry
Dexter George - Farmer
Dexter John - Butcher
Disney Charles - Shopkeeper
Disney James - Nailmaker
Disney John - Boot and shoe maker
Disney Samuel - Nailmaker
Dudgeon Henry Esq - Gentry
Dunsmore Mr - Gentry
Farnham Edward Basil Esq - Gentry, Quorn House
Farthing Joshua Johnson - Tanner & leather merchant
Fewkes Benjamin - Bricklayer
Fewkes Mr John - Gentry
Fewkes William - Painter &c
Firr Thomas - Huntsman
Fowke Miss Sarah Ann - Ladies' school
Freeman Mr Thomas - Gentry
Gamble Thomas - Beer retailer
Goode William White - Gentry
Greaves John - Carpenter
Hall Mr Edward - Gentry
Hambley C H B Esq - Gentry
Harris Samuel Esq - Surgeon, medical officer Board of Health
Harrison J - National schoolmaster
Hawley Miss - School
Hind Mr John - Gentry
Hind Mrs - Gentry
Hole Mrs - Gentry, Quorn Lodge
Holmes Thomas - Blacksmith
Horspool Joseph - Builder
Inglesant Mr William Harris - Gentry
Jenkins Mr Joshua - Gentry
Johnson John - Shopkeeper
Kinch Thomas - Beer retailer
Lacey Mrs Ann - Shopkeeper and butcher
Lee Mrs Fanny - Gentry
Lovett Charles - Carrier
Lucas Thomas - Watchmaker
Marson Charles - Baker
Marson John - Tailor
Martin Israel - Draper
Mee Frederick - Farmer
Messenger and Perkins - Plumbers, glaziers and gasfitters, and at Loughborough
Moor Charles - Hosiery manufacturer
Moore Mrs - Gentry
Mrs Bradshaw - Gentry
North Thomas - Grocer and postmaster
Parkinson Thomas - Gentry
Patrick George - Gamekeeper
Renals Edmund - Farmer
Revell John - Shopkeeper
Richardson John - Farmer and butcher
Richardson William - Butcher
Rowley John - Farmer
Rumsby James - Publican - White Hart and farmer
Sanders John - Builder, timber merchant and steam sawmills
Sharp Joseph - Shoe maker
Sharp William - Shoe maker
Sheffield Mrs Hannah - Publican, Bull's head
Shephard Joseph - Beer retailer
Smith Joseph - Boot and shoe makers
Smith Mrs Sarah - Gentry
Spreckley Mr Nathaniel - Gentry
Stammers Rev Robert MA - Gentry, the Vicarage
Staynes Rev John W - Baptist minister
Supper Mrs - Ladies' school
Sutton Charles - Shoe maker
Swain William - Painter
Tacey Joseph Esq - Gentry, Rose Cottage
Thompson Richard Esq - Gentry
Thornton William - Tailor
Underwood Edward - Chimney sweeper
Underwood Joseph - Hosier
Ward Henry - Butcher
Ward John - Farmer
Warner Edward Esq JP - Gentry, Quorndon Hall
Webster Mr John - Gentry
Webster Mr Joseph - Gentry
Webster William - Baker
Whatton Mrs Mary - Gentry
White Mrs Mary - Dressmaker
Wilkinson Stephen - Shopkeeper
Winterton John - Hosier
Woodrooffe the Misses - Gentry
Wright Michael & Sons - Elastic web manufacturers
Wright Thomas & Joseph - Coal merchants

 Submitted on: 2012-08-28
 Submitted by: Sue Templeman
 Artefact ID: 1677
 Artefact URL: www.quornmuseum.com/display.php?id=1677

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