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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.

 Warwick Avenue, Quorn  Warwick Avenue, Quorn
Warwick Avenue came into being in 1934, when Gambles, the builders, were building the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Brownies, early/mid 1960s  Quorn Brownies, early/mid 1960s
Quorn Brownies in the early/mid 1960. Can anyone provide any names? Names: 16 - ...... cont.
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 Daphne Oxenford with Quorn Brownies, 1958  Daphne Oxenford with Quorn Brownies, 1958
Many people will remember Daphne Oxenford as a well known presenter of ‘Listen with ...... cont.
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 Frank Ockenden’s Wedding, Quorn, 1958.  Frank Ockenden’s Wedding, Quorn, 1958.
Elsie Bishop was born (as Elsie Lovett) in Quorn in 1912. She married her husband Roy in ...... cont.
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 Quorn Hall students Christmas party, early 1970s  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.
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 Home Guard, Quorn WW2  Home Guard, Quorn WW2
This photograph was supplied by the family of the late Elsie Bishop who lived with her ...... cont.
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 Quorn lads, Quorn Cross 1912  Quorn lads, Quorn Cross 1912
This postcard was sent in 1912 by 14 year old Richard Rudston Langrish, to his mother, ...... cont.
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 Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1963  Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1963
Who remembers this play equipment on Stafford Orchard (Quorn’s park) in the 1960s? When ...... cont.
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 Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1950s  Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1950s
Three girls in Quorn’s park (Stafford Orchard) in the 1950s. The girl on the left is ...... cont.
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 Jackie Mann – Quorn farmer, Soar Road, early 1900s  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.
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 Quorn Laundry buildings  Quorn Laundry buildings
Quorn Laundry was based on Barrow Road, where Quorndon Terrace is today. This photograph ...... cont.
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 Quorn Hygienic Laundry basket  Quorn Hygienic Laundry basket
This Quorn laundry basket (or hamper) was used by the Pagets from Nanpantan Hall in ...... cont.
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 Masterbuilder construction set, made in Quorn 1940s  Masterbuilder construction set, made in Quorn 1940s
This is definitely one of the more unusual Quorn artefacts that has come to ...... cont.
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 Quorn Primary School teachers - 1973  Quorn Primary School teachers - 1973
The teachers at Quorn Primary School on the School Lane site, just before the school ...... cont.
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 Aerial view of Wright's factory and surrounding area - approx 1952  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.
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 Quorn cigarette tin, early 1900s  Quorn cigarette tin, early 1900s
This Quorn cigarette tin is very well worn and we think is a very rare find. Underneath ...... cont.
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 A wartime wedding in Quorn, 1945  A wartime wedding in Quorn, 1945
This is thought to be the the wedding of Barbara Spoor from Soar Road in Quorn, to ...... cont.
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 A history of the Church Rooms written in 1979  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.
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 Quorn Church Rooms, 1979 golden jubilee order of service  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.
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 Wright's Factory, weaving room 1923/24  Wright's Factory, weaving room 1923/24
One of the elastic weaving rooms at Wright's factory, Quorn in 1923 or 1924. The ...... cont.
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 Eva and James Pell, 75 Meeting Street  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.
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 Cycle racing on Quorn Green!  Cycle racing on Quorn Green!
Before it became a car park, Quorn Green in the centre of the village, on Station Road ...... cont.
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 Royal Oak, Quorn in the floods, early 1930s  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.
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 Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?  Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?
Little is known about this photograph, other than it is Quorn ladies group enjoying an ...... cont.
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 Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910  Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910
The names that accompanied the photograph are given below. Left to right: Back row: W ...... cont.
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Total: 322 artefacts returned over 13 pages


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