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: 312 artefacts returned over 7 pages
| 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 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: 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 this article about the ...... 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 in 1865, when ...... 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.