Quorn historical image   Quorn Village On-line Museum   Quorn historical image

Tuesday 13th November 2018  

Museum Home
About our museum
Artefacts by Number
Quorn's location
The name change
Village publications
Information sources
Museum Award
Contact us
Copyright

Post Card of The Cross, Quorn

This is a view of the Cross taken from outside the Memorial Gardens looking up High Street towards Loughborough.

The publisher is Valentines and although the card is unused, from the dress and the van, it probably dates from the late 1930's.

There is a name, 'CA Prince' at the bottom of the Royal Oak sign, with several cigarette advertising signs nearby. The adverts on the tall building (centre right), seem to by mainly for entertainment. Not only can the name Royal Opera House, Leicester be seen, but also the Victory and the Royal. Jessie Matthews was in 'Sailing Along' at the Empire.

The shop on the right, which was North and Son earlier in the century, is now R D Otter, groceries and provisions.


   
 Submitted on: 2009-07-30
 Submitted by: Sue Templeman
 Artefact ID: 431
 Print: View artefact in printer-friendly page or just on its own.

   Quorn Village On-line Museum
 copyright notice
 search tips
 view latest news
 view latest news
 view latest news
 what's new What's New
See what items have been added recently.
 can you contribute? Can you Contribute?
We need historical material relating to Quorn village.
 filling in the gaps Filling in the gaps
Help us with names, places, locations and years.

 artefact counter

Artefact Counter
How many artefacts does this online museum contain?

 leave a comment

Seeking Information
Post your information request onto our notebook.

 make a donation

Make a donation
Help to secure more museum artefacts and this site's future.

 see our Facebook page
 login / register