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This section includes a fascinating miscellany of artefacts including maps, plans, pottery, coins, tokens, river views, bridges and much more. Dip in and enjoy!


 Footpaths Around Quorn, 1984, by David Hopkins, Rawlins student  Footpaths Around Quorn, 1984, by David Hopkins, Rawlins student
David Hopkins was a 6th form student at Rawlins Community College in 1984, when he ...... cont.
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 Nothing says Quorn quite like …... a polar bear?!!!  Nothing says Quorn quite like …... a polar bear?!!!
This type of small crested china pottery was very popular for holiday souvenirs in the ...... cont.
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 Silver rose bowl, presented to George White of Quorn, 1919  Silver rose bowl, presented to George White of Quorn, 1919
George White was a very well-known Quorn figure. His main job was a solicitor’s clerk at ...... 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 toilet dispute! 1961  Quorn toilet dispute! 1961
The British Film Institute Player website includes a 1 ½ minute clip of film made in ...... cont.
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 Postcard – Mountsorrel Quarry 1909  Postcard – Mountsorrel Quarry 1909
This postcard raises many questions! It may be asked how a Mountsorrel Quarry postcard ...... cont.
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 Sunday School Centenary Medals  Sunday School Centenary Medals
These two medals were donated to Quorn Local History Group by the Footitt family from ...... 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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 Quorn meat substitute and our village – a connection or not?  Quorn meat substitute and our village – a connection or not?
One question that people often ask is whether there is a connection between the name of ...... cont.
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 Insurance plaques, Quorn  Insurance plaques, Quorn
Beginning in the 18th century, insurance fire plaques were attached high up on buildings, ...... cont.
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Total: 84 artefacts returned over 9 pages


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