Filling in the gaps - we need your help
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.
Local knowledge required
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: 307 artefacts returned over 13 pages
| 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 thought to be the the wedding of Barbara Spoor from Soar Road in Quorn, to ...... 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: ?, ?, ?, John Commons, ?, Roger Sutton, Valerie Dowding, ...... 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.