This section includes a fascinating miscellany of artefacts including maps, plans, pottery, coins, tokens, river views, bridges and much more. Dip in and enjoy!
Total: 72 artefacts returned over 3 pages
| Letter from HMS Quorn during WW2|
During WW2 Quorn Hunt Pony Club sent gifts and letters to the crew of HMS Quorn. The ...... cont.
| Letter from HMS Quorn, 1941|
During WW2, early in 1941, young Betty Morley from the Quorn Hunt Pony Club wrote to the ...... cont.
| Leicester City Football Club at Quorn – well nearly!|
Leicester City Football Club were formed in 1884 and were initially known as Leicester ...... cont.
| Quorn Hunt Royal Doulton pottery|
Quorn Hunt was based at Quorn Hall in the village from 1753 to 1906. The hunt brought ...... cont.
| 1935 Silver Jubilee presentation book, Ivy Dean, Quorn|
In 1935 King George V celebrated 25 years on the throne, and as part of the jubilee ...... cont.
| Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884|
One of the most amazing pieces of Quorn history! This intricately stitched sampler was ...... cont.
| Quorn Souvenir China|
This type of small crested china pottery was very popular for holiday souvenirs, in the ...... cont.
| Quorn souvenir china ribbon plate|
This late Victorian/Edwardian china ribbon plate was made as a souvenir of Quorn. There ...... cont.
| Quorn man in Kenya - 1928|
Loughborough Echo - 20th January 1928
After following this huge lion more than three ...... cont.
| The lost Quorn charity - 1774|
Loughborough Advertiser - 7th November 1872
John Willows, by Will dated 5th day of ...... cont.
| Quorn Co-op milk bottle|
A half pint milk bottle from the Quorn Co-operative Society.
Etched in red on the ...... cont.
| The new Cradock Drive estate - 1926|
Loughborough Echo - 3rd December 1926
The hollow square formed by Woodhouse Lane, ...... cont.
| Advertising Watch Key -Thomas Lucas, Watchmaker and Jeweller, Quorn|
This beautifully made little watch key is just 4cm (1.5 inches) long and turns smoothly ...... cont.
| Matchbox from the Pig and Whistle Pub|
The Pig and Whistle was a pub on Station Road in Quorn. It is now a residential house (no ...... cont.
| Vehicle accident near Loughborough - 1897|
Lougborough Herald - 10th June 1897
A serious accident occurred on Whit-Monday ...... cont.
| Buddon Wood burns for three days - wildlife losses feared.|
Loughborough Echo - 16th July 1976
Local firemen tackled their toughest job of the ...... cont.
| Embroidery Sampler - Elizabeth Mansfield, Quorndon, 1796|
This delicate sampler measuring 16 inches by 16 inches, was embroidered by Elizabeth ...... cont.
| Bus smash near Loughborough - remarkable escapes. 1930|
Loughborough Echo - 31st October 1930
There were some remarkable escapes from death ...... cont.
| The hunt is on for Rufus the pet fox - 1975|
Loughborough Monitor - 24th January 1975
Rufus, the hand reared pet fox of Mrs Lesley ...... cont.
| Correspondence from Thomas Towle to Lucy Facer 1968.|
I see by this mornings paper a record of Quorn. As a small help towards the ...... cont.
| When cows meet in the street - 1934|
Loughborough Echo - 4th May 1934
Two herds of cows were going home at milking time on ...... cont.
| Portrait of Charles Farnham|
This is a Victorian oil painting framed behind glass. The subject is Charles Farnham. He ...... cont.
| Hot cross bun - the oldest in Quorn?|
Loughborough Echo - 12th April 1968
When Mrs Elsie Pittam, of 22 Barrow-road, Quorn, ...... cont.
| Wooden Bowl from The Bull's Head, Quorn|
This turned oak bowl was purchased from a Sue Ryder charity shop in Gatley, Cheshire. It ...... cont.
| Quorndon shop token|
This is thrupeny token (approximately 1.5p) for 'General Supply Stores, Quorn'. It is ...... cont.