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: 903 artefacts returned over 19 pages
| Thomas Delarue from Quorn, 1791 to 1878|
Behind so many names in old Quorn records lay stories that have been lost in the passage ...... cont.
| The Harper family of Buddon Wood House|
John and Harriett Harper married in 1888 and in the early 1900s the couple and their ...... cont.
| Bull in the Hollow/Needless Inn|
The Bull in the Hollow is a well-known landmark, standing as it does on the main road ...... cont.
| Thomas Rawlins Grammar School badge, about 1920|
This enameled school badge shows the original crest of Thomas Rawlins Grammar School. ...... cont.
| The wedding of Lucy Gartshore and Walter Eli Sutton, 1920|
On 22nd May 1920, Lucy Gartshore married Walter Eli Sutton. Lucy lived at what is now 88 ...... cont.
| Hilda and Mary Harper, Leicester Road, 27th May 1941|
Looking down Leicester Road from outside no 14, which is roughly where the entrance to ...... cont.
| Nut Row, Quorn|
This is a rare photograph of Nut Row in Quorn, which was a row of cottages off Station ...... cont.
| William Rodger Johnstone 1902-1990, 15 Chaveney Road|
William Johnstone, his wife Mary Ellen and their children lived in Quorn for a short time ...... cont.
| John Henry Boyer Warner, 2 September 1849 – 12 April 1891|
JHB as he was known is remembered locally for selecting ‘Quorn’ as the name for a small ...... cont.
| Rawlins Grammar School, about 1910|
Rawlins Grammar School opened in 1892 and moved to its present site in 1897. This ...... cont.
| King William IVth pub, Leicester Road, 1930s|
A rare coloured photograph of the King William IVth pub, which stood on Leicester Road, ...... cont.
| Joyce Chamberlain, Alma Terrace, 1940s|
This photograph was taken on Alma Terrace off Meeting Street. Alma Terrace was a row of ...... cont.
| Lily and Pauline Hudson, 72 Leicester Road, 1937|
Frank Hudson, born in 1911, was brought up at Meadow View in Quorn, now 83 Barrow Road. ...... cont.
| The Winterton family, Quorn|
John Henry Winterton, was born in Quorn in 1872 and died in 1932. He married ...... cont.
| Harold Crossley, Quorn Fields Farm|
Harold Crossley was a hostler (ie he looked after the horses), employed by farmer Percy ...... cont.
| An unidentified WW2 airman in Quorn Baptist Churchyard|
In 1940, during WW2, the body of a young airman was found floating in the English ...... cont.
| Three Quorn businessmen|
These three Quorn men are (left to right) Stan Orton, Tommy Howlett and Frank Hudson. ...... cont.
| Quorndon - An extraordinary trout!|
Loughborough Monitor - Thursday 21st December 1865
QUORNDON - TROUT EXTRAORDINARY
A ...... cont.
| The Quorn Ranch Company, North America|
The Quorn Ranch(e) Company was an English syndicate formed in 1886 ...... cont.
| A Quorn football team, circa 1919|
This photograph is a football team taken in Quorn. The player on the back row, (second ...... cont.
| Medicine bottle from Green's chemist, Quorn|
This medicine bottle came from Green's chemist on High Street, which was situated where ...... cont.
| Edwin and Sarah Gartshore, Quorn|
The first photograph is a studio portrait of Edwin Gartshore and his wife Sarah Ann ...... cont.
| Old Quorn residents - George and Mary Gartshore|
George and Mary Gartshore were born in 1830, married in 1854 and moved to Quorn in about ...... cont.
| Gartshore family, summer fete, Stafford Orchard, 1960s|
A summer fete on Stafford Orchard in the 1960s, with George and Olive Gartshore and their ...... cont.
| Gartshore family, 15 High Street Quorn, 1960s|
The elderly couple in these photographs are George Harry Gartshore and his wife Olive, ...... cont.
| Alfred Charles Morrison of Quorn - Pioneer of the electric milk float|
A fascinating article about Alfred Morrison, a former village resident, who was an ...... cont.
| Mee and Marlow family pictures|
These family photographs were kindly supplied by Valerie Roche who lives in France, but ...... cont.
| Machine shop at M. Wright and Sons, Quorn, early 1920s|
In the 1920s the machines were belt driven, feeding off overhead line-shafting. As well ...... cont.
| Civilian Bobbies on the beat in Quorn|
In this 2003 newspaper article held in the Quorn Parish Council Archives, Councillor Joan ...... cont.
| Quorn Environmental Award (2000)|
Quorndon Parish Council won the Daily Telegraph/Calor Gas National Environmental Village ...... cont.
| Student life at Soar House, Quorn, in the 1960s|
Paul Dilks was a student at Loughborough College of Education from 1966 to 1969 and his ...... cont.
| Quorn Golden Jubilee Celebrations, May 2002|
The Quorndon Magazine had reported that for the 4th year running, the sun shone on the ...... cont.
| Opening of Quorn Football Club new ground, 1960|
Loughborough Echo, Friday, September 2nd, 1960.
QUORN F.C. - NEW GROUND AND ...... cont.
| Upset in Quorn Urban District Council!|
The Illustrated Leicester Chronicle
Saturday 24th April 1926
DESPICABLE ...... cont.
| M Wright and Sons, Quorn - Centenary Celebration, 1960 - Programme|
M Wright and Sons, elastic webbing manufacturers, started in Leicester in 1860 and moved ...... cont.
| Quorn House, 1886|
Quorn House on Meeting Street was originally known as the Over Hall and was the seat of ...... cont.
| 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 in about 1909 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.