Some museum artefacts have information missing. In some cases we are confident that a photo is of Quorn or is related to Quorn, but we cannot locate the village area or buildings, or perhaps people in the photo are unknown.
As you view the collection, artefacts with missing information will be highlighted, and we also list them below. If you can contribute information about any of these items, please contact us.
Total: 322 artefacts returned over 4 pages
| Quorn Home Guard 1942|
The Home Guard were originally known as the LDV (Local Defence Volunteers) and were ...... cont.
| Warwick Avenue, Quorn|
Warwick Avenue came into being in 1934, when Gambles, the builders, were building the ...... cont.
| Quorn Brownies, early/mid 1960s|
Quorn Brownies in the early/mid 1960.
Can anyone provide any names?
16 - ...... cont.
| Daphne Oxenford with Quorn Brownies, 1958|
Many people will remember Daphne Oxenford as a well known presenter of ‘Listen with ...... cont.
| Frank Ockenden’s Wedding, Quorn, 1958.|
Elsie Bishop was born (as Elsie Lovett) in Quorn in 1912. She married her husband Roy in ...... cont.
| Quorn Hall students Christmas party, early 1970s|
Elsie Bishop was born (as Elsie Lovett) in Quorn in 1912. She married her husband Roy in ...... cont.
| Home Guard, Quorn WW2|
This photograph was supplied by the family of the late Elsie Bishop who lived with her ...... cont.
| Quorn lads, Quorn Cross 1912|
This postcard was sent in 1912 by 14 year old Richard Rudston Langrish, to his mother, ...... cont.
| Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1963|
Who remembers this play equipment on Stafford Orchard (Quorn’s park) in the 1960s? When ...... cont.
| Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1950s|
Three girls in Quorn’s park (Stafford Orchard) in the 1950s. The girl on the left is ...... cont.
| Jackie Mann – Quorn farmer, Soar Road, early 1900s|
John Mann, or Jackie as he was known, was born in Barrow upon Soar in 1854. On 12th ...... cont.
| Quorn Laundry buildings|
Quorn Laundry was based on Barrow Road, where Quorndon Terrace is today. This photograph ...... cont.
| Quorn Hygienic Laundry basket|
This Quorn laundry basket (or hamper) was used by the Pagets from Nanpantan Hall in ...... cont.
| Masterbuilder construction set, made in Quorn 1940s|
This is definitely one of the more unusual Quorn artefacts that has come to ...... cont.
| Quorn Primary School teachers - 1973|
The teachers at Quorn Primary School on the School Lane site, just before the school ...... cont.
| Aerial view of Wright's factory and surrounding area - approx 1952|
This aerial photograph was taken in the early 1950s, as evidenced by the size of the lime ...... cont.
| Quorn cigarette tin, early 1900s|
This Quorn cigarette tin is very well worn and we think is a very rare find. Underneath ...... cont.
| A wartime wedding in Quorn, 1945|
This is the wedding of Barbara Spoor from Soar Road in Quorn, to William Murray (an ...... cont.
| A history of the Church Rooms written in 1979|
The history of the Church Rooms below was written by Jack Field in 1979, when the ...... cont.
| Quorn Church Rooms, 1979 golden jubilee order of service|
In September 1979 the golden jubilee of Quorn Church Rooms was celebrated with a week of ...... cont.
| Wright's Factory, weaving room 1923/24|
One of the elastic weaving rooms at Wright's factory, Quorn in 1923 or 1924.
The ...... cont.
| Eva and James Pell, 75 Meeting Street|
Can you help with any more names for the people in these pictures, or do you know the ...... cont.
| Cycle racing on Quorn Green!|
Before it became a car park, Quorn Green in the centre of the village, on Station Road ...... cont.
| Royal Oak, Quorn in the floods, early 1930s|
This photograph was taken in the floods at Quorn Cross/Meeting Street, by the Royal Oak ...... cont.
| Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?|
Little is known about this photograph, other than it is Quorn ladies group enjoying an ...... cont.
| Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910|
The names that accompanied the photograph are given below.
Left to right:
Back row: W ...... cont.
| A Cottage Yard at Quorn – then and now|
The colour washed sketch of a ‘Cottage Yard at Quorn’ was produced by local artist W E ...... cont.
| W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn, in colour|
This picture, 'A Cottage Yard at Quorn', was by Quorn artist W E Cooke, but this version ...... cont.
| Quorn Cricket Club – taken between 1900 and 1910|
This rare picture of Quorn Cricket Club is thought to have been taken between 1900 and ...... cont.
| Churches, chapels and changing times in Quorn|
This article appeared in The Quorndon magazine in Winter 2016. Philip Thornborow, who is ...... cont.
| W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn|
This picture, 'A Cottage Yard at Quorn', was by Quorn artist W E Cooke and appeared in ...... cont.
| W E Cooke - A cottage at Quorn|
This picture was by Quorn artist W E Cooke and appeared on the title page of his first ...... cont.
| Quorn United S. S. Football Club 1922/23|
Taken in 1923, this extremely clear photograph shows Quorn United Sunday School Football ...... cont.
| Enjoying the sunshine! Quorn 1920s|
This photograph was taken on the Greens at Barrow, which is within the parish of Quorn, ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, about 1955|
When St Bartholomew’s Primary School was located on School Lane, they did not have their ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951|
Back row, left to right: Teacher probably Miss Bradshaw, then, probably Denise Gretton, ...... cont.
| St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58|
St Bartholomew’s Primary School under 11s football team, 1957-58 – Cup and league ...... cont.
| Soar Valley News, April 1977|
The Soar Valley News was a four page, black and white community newspaper/newsletter type ...... cont.
| St Barts Primary School football team, 1953-54|
St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, 1953-54
Back row, left to right: Jack ...... cont.
| St Barts Primary School football team, 1954-55|
Back row, left to right: Jack Briers (headmaster), ? Holders, Chris Sharp, Keith Perkins, ...... cont.
| A Quorn boxer, managed by Tiger Allen, 1930s|
This unusual studio photograph shows a boxer with the initials TS. The reverse of the ...... cont.
| The Royal Oak, Quorn Cross|
The Royal Oak pub is a familiar landmark on Quorn Cross. This photograph is difficult to ...... cont.
| The White Horse, Quorn – A surprise visitor in March 1982!|
A lorry from Bakewell in Derbyshire, made an unscheduled stop at the White Horse in Quorn ...... cont.
| 1834 letter from Ann Carter, Quorn, to the Mayor of New York|
In 2015 a letter came up for sale which was written in 1834 by 43 year old Ann Carter ...... cont.
| Quorn Mills Bowls Club, post 1931|
This photograph of Quorn Mills Bowls Club has been sent to the museum team by Pam ...... cont.
| A History of 27 Meeting Street, Quorn|
27 Meeting Street is one of the oldest properties in Quorn, and a shorter version of this ...... cont.
| Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985|
Vena Grain was born in Leicester on 21st February 1895, and the family moved to Quorn in ...... cont.
| A brief history of Soar House, Soar Road, Quorn|
Soar House is situated on Soar Road in Quorn. Many of the large houses in the village ...... cont.
| Press Cutting, 6th May 1955 - Quorn Bowlers Open the Season|
The first wood of the new season is sent down on a Quorn green. The scene is Quorn Mills ...... cont.
| Elms Drive, Quorn – then and now|
This rare postcard is a is a view down Elms Drive from Cradock Drive, looking towards ...... cont.
| Quorn National School - Infants, 1890s|
Miss Isabella Corlett (on the right) first came to teach Quorn infants on 2nd October ...... cont.
| Pillings Lock, Quorn|
Pillings Lock is in the Parish of Quorn, to the north-east of the village itself, and is ...... cont.
| Quorn photograph taken between 1905 and 1910|
This photograph was taken by William Shuttlewood in Quorn between 1905 and 1910. ...... cont.
| W E Cooke – A Quorn artist, 1843 to 1916|
William Edward Cooke was a professional artist and art teacher. He was born in Derby in ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew's National School, 1910|
This excellent quality photograph of St Bartholomew’s National School, was taken in 1910. ...... cont.
| Stafford Orchard Park, 1936, Sarah Farley|
This wonderful photograph was taken in 1936 on Stafford Orchard, the park in the middle ...... cont.
| Quorn UDC horse and cart|
This photograph was taken in the early 1900s and is an picture that the team have never ...... cont.
| Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall Fund - 1927|
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - 30th June 1927
Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall ...... cont.
| Walter Giles – Leaving Quorn Station, WW1|
Walter Giles was born in Quorn in 1888. During WW1 he was a signaller and fought in the ...... cont.
| Presentation at the White Horse to Mr and Mrs Hincks|
Mr and Mrs Hincks were the landlord and landlady of the White Horse pub in the 1940s and ...... cont.
| Quorn Rawlins sports day, about 1907|
This photograph was taken at Quorn Rawlins School sports day around 1907. It was in a ...... cont.
| The Chequers Inn, 1980s|
The Chequers Inn, formally the Hurst, on Loughborough Road in Quorn, used to be a lively ...... cont.
| A Quorn group of men, early 1960s|
It is not known where this photograph was taken, or what the occasion was, but it is ...... cont.
| Old folks tea party, Quorn Village Hall, 1935|
This photograph was taken in about 1935 and shows Mrs Louisa Bumpus from Mansfield ...... cont.
| A jolly outing from Quorn! - continued|
This photograph was taken on the same day as the pictures in artefact 1852.
The ...... cont.
| A jolly outing from Quorn!|
These photographs were taken on an outing from Quorn, and everyone seems to be having a ...... cont.
| Muriel Sheffield (nee White), 1894 to 1978|
These are further pictures related to Muriel White who features in artefact 1839. She was ...... cont.
| Quorn Mayday 1950s – photographs taken on Leicester Road|
This photograph is taken standing on the bridge looking down Leicester Road ...... cont.
| Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, about 1894|
This item appeared in the Loughborough Echo 50 years after the photograph was taken. ...... cont.
| Quorn 1964 or 1965 – A children’s birthday party group|
This photograph was taken in Quorn at a birthday party in about 1964 or 1965.
Back row ...... cont.
| The back of Brook House, Quorn|
These rare pictures are taken at the back of Brook House in the 1920s. Brook House stood ...... cont.
| Quorn memories from the 1940s|
Judy Goacher (nee Dorman), who now lives in Canada, visited Quorn in June 2014 for the ...... cont.
| Quorndon Friendly Society, 1848|
Quorndon Friendly Society was established in 1805 by people living in the village. Its ...... cont.
| Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Christmas 1947|
This photograph shows pupils, teachers and a few visitors enjoying a Punch and Judy show ...... cont.
| Ann at Quorn’, High Street, Quorn|
‘Ann at Quorn’ was a high class clothes shop at 20 High Street in Quorn. It was ...... cont.
| An unknown event, on an unknown date, probably on Stafford Orchard|
So who are this happy group? They seem to be mainly men dressed as women!
What was ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew’s Choir, Quorn, mid 1940s|
Top row (standing): ? Long, Clifford Teagle, Reg Harris, Gordon Camp, Stanley Brewin, ...... cont.
| Wright's factory Quorn, 1950s|
This excellent photograph was taken at Wright's factory in Quorn in the 1950s.
Names ...... cont.
| Quorndon Co-operative Provident Society Ltd, Station Road|
The Co-operative Society store was built in 1862 on the site of the Blue Ball inn. It ...... cont.
| WW1 postcard sent to Quorn|
This postcard was sent during WW1 on 20th September 1915, by Bandsman Harry Rowland ...... cont.
| 1st Quorndon and 1st Rothley Scout Band|
This unique photograph from either 1919 or 1920, was taken on the Farnham family estate ...... cont.
| Quorn Old Boys – Late 1980s/early 1990s|
This is probably one of the most recent photographs that we have included in Quorn ...... cont.
| Sarah Ann Gamble and her Gamble family chart|
There were three completely separate branches of Gamble families living in Quorn in the ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew’s Primary School, Quorn. 1950|
This photograph shows the infant class at St Barts in 1950. It must be the happiest ...... cont.
| Quorn Soldiers who died in WW1|
2014 marks one hundred years since the start of the First World War. Quorn lost 79 of its ...... cont.
| Bernhard Wenke - a German prisoner of war in Quorn|
Bernhard Wenke was a prisoner of war at Quorn POW Camp. His grandson Jürgen Schneider, ...... cont.
| Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1946|
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in 1946. At this time the ...... cont.
| Quorn Rawlins Grammar School panoramic photograph, 1953|
This 'whole school' photograph was taken at Rawlins School in the coronation year, 1953. ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew's Primary School, Quorn, 1974|
This photograph is Mrs Laurie's first-year infants class at St Bartholomew's Primary ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew’s Primary School, Quorn – 1973|
This is Mrs Hoppers class at St Bartholomew's primary school in June 1973. This was just ...... cont.
| Situations Vacant at Wright's factory - 1964|
A thriving business, Wrights advertised for apprentices in 1964
| 2nd Quorn Scouts summer camp, 1952|
These photographs were taken during a kit inspection at 2nd Quorn Scouts summer camp, in ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew’s Primary School – about 1957|
This photograph of some of the staff at the back of St Bartholomew’s Primary School, was ...... cont.
| Wright's Christmas Party - 1972|
29th December 1972 – Loughborough Echo
M Wright and Sons of Quorn held their annual ...... cont.
| The Green family of Quorn - Family chart|
The Green family can trace their roots in Quorn for at least six generations, back to the ...... cont.
| Interesting Presentation by Quorn Hunt - 1856|
The Era - 6th April 1856
An interesting ceremony took place at Quorndon last week. ...... cont.
| Barrow Road Mission - 1948|
Originally run by the Teagle family in the early 1900s as a Gospel Temperance Mission, it ...... cont.
| Quorn Conservative Club party - 1977|
Loughborough Echo - 30th December 1977
Caught in the party mood are about 50 children ...... cont.
| Recollections of a Quorn childhood, 1947 to 1957 - by Bron Worsnip|
Bron Worsnip’s father was the Revd Leslie Worsnip, minister of the Baptist Church in ...... cont.
| Outside Wright’s factory, Quorn|
This photograph was taken outside Wright’s factory, probably just before WW1, or possibly ...... cont.