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 Quorn Cricket Club – taken between 1900 and 1910  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.
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 Churches, chapels and changing times in Quorn  Churches, chapels and changing times in Quorn
This article appeared in The Quorndon magazine in Winter 2016. Philip Thornborow, who is ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn  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.
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 W E Cooke - A cottage at Quorn  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.
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 Quorn United S. S. Football Club 1922/23  Quorn United S. S. Football Club 1922/23
Taken in 1923, this extremely clear photograph shows Quorn United Sunday School Football ...... cont.
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 Enjoying the sunshine! Quorn 1920s  Enjoying the sunshine! Quorn 1920s
This photograph was taken on the Greens at Barrow, which is within the parish of Quorn, ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, about 1955  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.
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 St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951  St Bartholomew’s Primary School, summer 1951
Back row, left to right: ?, ?, ?, John Commons, ?, Roger Sutton, Valerie Dowding, ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58  St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58
St Bartholomew’s Primary School under 11s football team, 1957-58 – Cup and league ...... cont.
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 Soar Valley News, April 1977  Soar Valley News, April 1977
The Soar Valley News was a four page, black and white community newspaper/newsletter type ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1953-54  St Barts Primary School football team, 1953-54
St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, 1953-54 Back row, left to right: Jack ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1954-55  St Barts Primary School football team, 1954-55
Back row, left to right: Jack Briers (headmaster), ? Holders, Chris Sharp, Keith Perkins, ...... cont.
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 A Quorn boxer, managed by Tiger Allen, 1930s  A Quorn boxer, managed by Tiger Allen, 1930s
This unusual studio photograph shows a boxer with the initials TS. The reverse of the ...... cont.
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 The Royal Oak, Quorn Cross  The Royal Oak, Quorn Cross
The Royal Oak pub is a familiar landmark on Quorn Cross. This photograph is difficult to ...... cont.
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 The White Horse, Quorn – A surprise visitor in March 1982!  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.
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 1834 letter from Ann Carter, Quorn, to the Mayor of New York  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.
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 Quorn Mills Bowls Club, post 1931  Quorn Mills Bowls Club, post 1931
This photograph of Quorn Mills Bowls Club has been sent to the museum team by Pam ...... cont.
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 A History of 27 Meeting Street, Quorn  A History of 27 Meeting Street, Quorn
27 Meeting Street is one of the oldest properties in Quorn, and this article about the ...... cont.
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 Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985  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.
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 A brief history of Soar House, Soar Road, Quorn  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.
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 Press Cutting, 6th May 1955 - Quorn Bowlers Open the Season  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.
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 Elms Drive, Quorn – then and now  Elms Drive, Quorn – then and now
This rare postcard is a is a view down Elms Drive from Cradock Drive, looking towards ...... cont.
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 Quorn National School - Infants, 1890s  Quorn National School - Infants, 1890s
Miss Isabella Corlett (on the right) first came to teach Quorn infants in 1865, when ...... cont.
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 Pillings Lock, Quorn  Pillings Lock, Quorn
Pillings Lock is in the Parish of Quorn, to the north-east of the village itself, and is ...... cont.
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 Quorn photograph taken between 1905 and 1910  Quorn photograph taken between 1905 and 1910
This photograph was taken by William Shuttlewood in Quorn between 1905 and 1910. ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke – A Quorn artist, 1843 to 1916  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.
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 St Bartholomew's National School, early 1900s  St Bartholomew's National School, early 1900s
This excellent quality photograph of St Bartholomew’s National School, was taken in the ...... cont.
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 Stafford Orchard Park, 1936, Sarah Farley  Stafford Orchard Park, 1936, Sarah Farley
This wonderful photograph was taken in 1936 on Stafford Orchard, the park in the middle ...... cont.
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 Quorn UDC horse and cart  Quorn UDC horse and cart
This photograph was taken in the early 1900s and is an picture that the team have never ...... cont.
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 Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall Fund - 1927  Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall Fund - 1927
Loughborough Monitor and Herald - 30th June 1927 Quorn Fete - Effort for Church Hall ...... cont.
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 Walter Giles – Leaving Quorn Station, WW1  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.
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 Presentation at the White Horse to Mr and Mrs Hincks  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.
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 Quorn Rawlins sports day, about 1907  Quorn Rawlins sports day, about 1907
This photograph was taken at Quorn Rawlins School sports day around 1907. It was in a ...... cont.
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 The Chequers Inn, 1980s  The Chequers Inn, 1980s
The Chequers Inn, formally the Hurst, on Loughborough Road in Quorn, used to be a lively ...... cont.
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 A Quorn group of men, early 1960s  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.
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 Old folks tea party, Quorn Village Hall, 1935  Old folks tea party, Quorn Village Hall, 1935
This photograph was taken in about 1935 and shows Mrs Louisa Bumpus from Mansfield ...... cont.
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 A jolly outing from Quorn! - continued  A jolly outing from Quorn! - continued
This photograph was taken on the same day as the pictures in artefact 1852. The ...... cont.
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 A jolly outing from Quorn!  A jolly outing from Quorn!
These photographs were taken on an outing from Quorn, and everyone seems to be having a ...... cont.
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 Muriel Sheffield (nee White), 1894 to 1978  Muriel Sheffield (nee White), 1894 to 1978
These are further pictures related to Muriel White who features in artefact 1839. She was ...... cont.
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 Quorn Mayday 1950s – photographs taken on Leicester Road  Quorn Mayday 1950s – photographs taken on Leicester Road
Image 1 This photograph is taken standing on the bridge looking down Leicester Road ...... cont.
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 Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, about 1894  Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, about 1894
This item appeared in the Loughborough Echo 50 years after the photograph was taken. ...... cont.
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 Quorn 1964 or 1965 – A children’s birthday party group  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.
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 The back of Brook House, Quorn  The back of Brook House, Quorn
These rare pictures are taken at the back of Brook House in the 1920s. Brook House stood ...... cont.
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 Quorn memories from the 1940s  Quorn memories from the 1940s
Judy Goacher (nee Dorman), who now lives in Canada, visited Quorn in June 2014 for the ...... cont.
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 Quorndon Friendly Society, 1848  Quorndon Friendly Society, 1848
Quorndon Friendly Society was established in 1805 by people living in the village. Its ...... cont.
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 Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Christmas 1947  Rawlins Grammar School, Quorn, Christmas 1947
This photograph shows pupils, teachers and a few visitors enjoying a Punch and Judy show ...... cont.
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 'Ann at Quorn’, High Street, Quorn  'Ann at Quorn’, High Street, Quorn
‘Ann at Quorn’ was a high class clothes shop at 20 High Street in Quorn. It was ...... cont.
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 An unknown event, on an unknown date, probably on Stafford Orchard  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.
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 St Bartholomew’s Choir, Quorn, mid 1940s  St Bartholomew’s Choir, Quorn, mid 1940s
Top row (standing): ? Long, Clifford Teagle, Reg Harris, Gordon Camp, Stanley Brewin, ...... cont.
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 Wright's factory Quorn, 1950s  Wright's factory Quorn, 1950s
This excellent photograph was taken at Wright's factory in Quorn in the 1950s. Names ...... cont.
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Total: 295 artefacts returned over 6 pages


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