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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.


 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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 The exceptional Quorn floods of 1875  The exceptional Quorn floods of 1875
Although Quorn had always flooded, July 1875 saw the worst floods that the village had ...... cont.
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 Alfred Thomas Warbis – The Old Bulls Head, Quorn  Alfred Thomas Warbis – The Old Bulls Head, Quorn
Alfred Thomas Warbis worked in advertising, but in addition produced 1,000s of pen and ...... cont.
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 Rawlins School Headteachers and Badges/Logos 1892 to 2023  Rawlins School Headteachers and Badges/Logos 1892 to 2023
Rawlins School has had 10 headteachers/principals and six badges/logos between its ...... cont.
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 Quorn Fields Farm History – The Hickling family and farm sale in 1974  Quorn Fields Farm History – The Hickling family and farm sale in 1974
Quorn Fields Farm was situated down a long track off Barrow Road, now known as Flesh ...... cont.
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 Condemned to Death for Sheep Stealing, 1828  Condemned to Death for Sheep Stealing, 1828
On 9th August 1828 the Leicester Chronicle reported that William Rudkin aged 47, his son ...... cont.
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 H.M.S QUORN Bell – Quorn Community Library  H.M.S QUORN Bell – Quorn Community Library
Originating in the Royal Navy, it is a custom to baptise a child under the ship's bell; ...... cont.
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 The Moss family in Quorn and Quorn Fields/Lodge Farm  The Moss family in Quorn and Quorn Fields/Lodge Farm
The milk bottle below was dug up from an old tip in Quorn and dates from the 1920s. It is ...... cont.
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 Tragedy at a Quorn bus stop, 1966  Tragedy at a Quorn bus stop, 1966
Dennis Marchant, with the help of the Loughborough Echo and the Quorn Parish Council ...... cont.
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 John Davys Cradock 1845 - 1921  John Davys Cradock 1845 - 1921
John Davys Cradock was born in Woodhouse in 1845 but by 1851 the family had moved to ...... cont.
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 Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1965  Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1965
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in 1965, when it was an all ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - In Buddon Wood, Quorndon  W E Cooke - In Buddon Wood, Quorndon
This picture, 'In Buddon Wood, Quorndon', from the 1890s, was scanned from an original ...... cont.
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 Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, Master of the Quorn Hunt, 1893-1898  Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale, Master of the Quorn Hunt, 1893-1898
Passing the Farley Way, Loughborough Road junction in Quorn one can hardly help but ...... cont.
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 Obituary for Murray Rumsey from Quorn, 1963  Obituary for Murray Rumsey from Quorn, 1963
Murray Rumsey came to Quorn in 1910 and settled here, close to his brother, Rev Henry ...... cont.
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 Child drowned at Quorn, 1903  Child drowned at Quorn, 1903
Leicester Chronicle, Saturday 25th April 1903 CHILD DROWNED AT QUORN On Monday ...... cont.
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 Buddon Wood, Quorn, Trig Point, 1950s  Buddon Wood, Quorn, Trig Point, 1950s
Before 1974, Buddon Wood in the south of Quorn Parish, off Wood Lane, was beautiful ...... cont.
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 The History of 94 Meeting Street, Quorn  The History of 94 Meeting Street, Quorn
The story of a house in Quorn over 200 years. Sue Griffiths tells us about how her house, ...... cont.
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 Quorn Charities Darts - Beardsley new gift. 1963  Quorn Charities Darts - Beardsley new gift. 1963
Loughborough Monitor - 25th January 1963 The officials of the Quorn Charities Darts ...... cont.
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 Wrights Directory 1899 – Quorn entries  Wrights Directory 1899 – Quorn entries
Trade directories are a valuable source of information for both the local and family ...... cont.
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 Kelly's Directory 1899 – Quorndon entries  Kelly's Directory 1899 – Quorndon entries
Directories are a valuable source of information for both the local and family historian. ...... cont.
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 Poll Book 1841 – Quorndon Entries  Poll Book 1841 – Quorndon Entries
Poll books were the pre cursor to today’s electoral rolls and were published from the ...... cont.
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 1939 WW2 Register transcription - Quorn  1939 WW2 Register transcription - Quorn
PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE SEARCHING THE PDF REGISTER DOCUMENT BELOW Searching ...... cont.
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 Frederick Penfold, Quorn stonemason  Frederick Penfold, Quorn stonemason
Frederick Richard Penfold was a stonemason who had his business in Quorn. He married ...... cont.
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 Quorn St Bart’s Junior Football Team 1947/48  Quorn St Bart’s Junior Football Team 1947/48
St Bart’s Junior School Football Team had a series of successes in the late 1940/early ...... cont.
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 The WW2 ‘kids’ from Freehold Street, Quorn  The WW2 ‘kids’ from Freehold Street, Quorn
Taken in the early 2000s (probably about 2007), this is a photograph of some of the ...... cont.
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 George Gartshore (1830 to 1917), farrier to the Quorn Hunt  George Gartshore (1830 to 1917), farrier to the Quorn Hunt
This document relates to the payment of expenses to George Gartshore by his employer, ...... cont.
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 Trees planted in memory of Quorn resident, Bill Edwards  Trees planted in memory of Quorn resident, Bill Edwards
The article below was taken from the Loughborough Echo dated 12th April 2015 when three ...... cont.
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 Sale of the contents of Quorn Court, 1926  Sale of the contents of Quorn Court, 1926
For most of the nineteen century and into the twentieth century, Quorn Court on High ...... cont.
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 A fete on Stafford Orchard, 1950s  A fete on Stafford Orchard, 1950s
Three ladies enjoying the sunshine at a fete on Stafford Orchard. The one in the middle ...... cont.
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 Quorn Old People's Fellowship outing, 1959  Quorn Old People's Fellowship outing, 1959
Trentham Gardens in Staffordshire was a favourite destination for Quorn Old People's ...... cont.
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 Gambles building firm, 1950s  Gambles building firm, 1950s
Brothers Ron and Aubrey Gamble ran a building firm in Quorn, G Gamble and Sons, which was ...... cont.
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 Quorn National School, approx 1892  Quorn National School, approx 1892
Loughborough Echo Friday 28th November 1952 Are You On This Picture? Quorn Mixed – ...... cont.
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 Quorn National School 1900  Quorn National School 1900
Loughborough Echo Friday 19 December 1952 QUORN NATIONAL SCHOOL 1900 The above ...... cont.
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 Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, early 1920s  Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, early 1920s
Little is known about this photograph of Thomas Rawlins Grammar School that was probably ...... cont.
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 Louie Burrows, 1888 to 1962  Louie Burrows, 1888 to 1962
Louie Burrows is featured on the Quorn Old School Heritage Board and many people know ...... cont.
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 23 Chaveney Road, Quorn – The history of a house  23 Chaveney Road, Quorn – The history of a house
This article entitled ‘The House Detective!’ was written by Sue Templeman and appeared in ...... cont.
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 Quorn folk, Church Rooms, 1940s  Quorn folk, Church Rooms, 1940s
Very little is known about this photograph of Quorn folk, taken outside the Church Rooms, ...... cont.
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 Quorn Primary School Football Team, spring 1967  Quorn Primary School Football Team, spring 1967
Taken at St Bartholomew’s School when it was at the old School Lane premises. ...... cont.
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 Commonwealth Youth Enterprise Conference 1977 - Quorn visitors  Commonwealth Youth Enterprise Conference 1977 - Quorn visitors
Between the 13th and 27th July 1977 Quorn hosted 20 young Commonwealth youth delegates as ...... cont.
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 Adnett’s grocery shop, High Street, Quorn  Adnett’s grocery shop, High Street, Quorn
Ernest and Joan Adnett ran a grocery shop in Quorn, at what is now (2022) Ferrari’s ...... cont.
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 Evacuated to Quorn 1941  Evacuated to Quorn 1941
In 1941, five year old Jackie Lee (then known as Bessie Pearce) and her sister Heather ...... cont.
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 Sad death of the Quorn Parish Clerk – 1852  Sad death of the Quorn Parish Clerk – 1852
Nottingham Review and General Advertiser for the Midland Counties Friday 26th November ...... cont.
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 Aylward and Son, electrical shop, High Street, Quorn  Aylward and Son, electrical shop, High Street, Quorn
Frederick and Elizabeth Aylward moved to Quorn in about 1935. They lived on Loughborough ...... cont.
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 Wilders/Stevenson/Kerslake photographs  Wilders/Stevenson/Kerslake photographs
The Wilders family came to Quorn from Walton on the Wolds and the first written record of ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Church Extension, 1995  St Bartholomew’s Church Extension, 1995
An extension to provide more facilities for St Bartholomew’s Church had been needed for a ...... cont.
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 The Sequestration Papers of Edward Farnham of Quorndon  The Sequestration Papers of Edward Farnham of Quorndon
The Civil Wars between 1642 and 1651, saw armies loyal to King Charles I and Parliament ...... cont.
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Total: 956 artefacts returned over 20 pages


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