Kegworth Heritage Centre

Quiz Page

Kegworth Heritage Centre

Quiz Page


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1. Which road in Kegworth is named after a former Rector of the Parish
2. Who was “Lottie”
3. Which carter, the father of 14 children (one of whom died in infancy) lived on High Street?
4. Who does the restaurant on High Street, known as “The Cottage Restaurant” have a connection with?
5. Number 42 High Street has a connection with a former Kegworth Doctor, who was he?
6. Who had connections with “The Hermitage”, “The Wymeshead” and “The Great House”?
7. Who ran a radio, TV and bicycle shop on High Street?
8. Whose daughter was named Anastasia (she was baptised in the Parish Church in 1813)?
9. Who founded the first troop of Kegworth Boy Scouts?
10. Who was known as “The Children’s Friend?”
11. Who expanded the old Drum and Fife Band to include cornets, trombones, tenor horns and euphoniums and basses?
12. Which Kegworth man (who died in Nottingham Gaol in May 1804, when confined for debt) climbed the steeple of St. Peter’s Church, Nottingham in order to reinstate the weather vane after it had become insecure?

1. Suthers Road
2. Lottie Stockton who ran a small shop at 32 High Street for many years
3. George Heafield
4. Mr. Shepherd, a former Butcher of Kegworth
5. Dr.Jeffares
6. Dr. Bedford, a former well known Kegworth Doctor
7. Mr. Dunmore
8. Thomas Moore, the Poet
9. Mr. Arthur Church Kirby
10. John Kirk, later to be knighted for his work in helping poor children
11. Mr. Fred Buckley
12. Mr. Robert Wootton


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