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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.


 Inaugural Meeting of Quorn Rawlins Old Girls Association, 1956  Inaugural Meeting of Quorn Rawlins Old Girls Association, 1956
Thomas Rawlins Grammar School became girls only in 1948 and in 1956 an Old Girls ...... cont.
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 William Henry Fewkes, 1861 to 1930  William Henry Fewkes, 1861 to 1930
The Fewkes family can trace its roots in Quorn back to the early 1600s and may well have ...... cont.
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 Wright’s presentation watch, Miss Ellen Ball 1953  Wright’s presentation watch, Miss Ellen Ball 1953
Ellen Ball, known as Nell or Nellie, was born in Quorn in 1888. She worked at Wright’s ...... cont.
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 John Mellor Cars, Wood Lane, Quorn  John Mellor Cars, Wood Lane, Quorn
John Mellor Cars had premises in Loughborough and Quorn. The Quorn garage was on the ...... cont.
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 The Gartshores of Quorn - Restoring gravestones  The Gartshores of Quorn - Restoring gravestones
The attached document was written by David Kirkby, a descendent of the Gartshores of ...... cont.
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 M Wright and Sons, WW2, producing military webbing for the USA  M Wright and Sons, WW2, producing military webbing for the USA
M Wright and Sons Ltd of Quorn produced American webbing alongside British military ...... cont.
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 Two Crescent Hosiery Co. Ltd, Quorn  Two Crescent Hosiery Co. Ltd, Quorn
Two Crescent Hosiery Co. Ltd was a hosiery company founded by George Farnham of Quorn ...... cont.
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 Quorn D-Day 80th Commemoration - 2024  Quorn D-Day 80th Commemoration - 2024
In 2023 Quorn Local History Group created a project fund to assist groups or individuals ...... cont.
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 A Barge from Cupitt’s Coal Wharf, Quorn; at Mountsorrel Wharf, 1908  A Barge from Cupitt’s Coal Wharf, Quorn; at Mountsorrel Wharf, 1908
Explaining the Pictures Photographs 1 and 2 were taken at Mountsorrel Wharf in ...... cont.
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 Motoring Fatality, 1930 Bull in the Hollow, Quorn  Motoring Fatality, 1930 Bull in the Hollow, Quorn
The Leicester Mail, Friday April 4th 1930 Terrible Motoring Fatality Near Quorn ...... cont.
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Total: 961 artefacts returned over 97 pages


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