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: 93 artefacts returned over 4 pages
| HMS Quorn|
Three ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Quorn as part of the ‘Hunt Class’. ...... cont.
| Quorndon Embossing Presses|
These two embossing presses were found during the 2020 Parish Council office move from ...... cont.
| Quorn Australia – Heritage Walk|
Quorn in South Australia is very proud of its heritage, and the museum team were ...... cont.
| Quorn in Iowa, America, now known as Kingsley|
Two brothers Fredrick and William Close went to the USA from England in 1876. They ...... cont.
| A unique Quorn business - ships in bottles!|
One of the most unusual small businesses that Quorn has supported over the years, must be ...... cont.
| Quorn in Australia|
Did you know that there is a ‘Quorn’ in South Australia? This small township which is ...... cont.
| Quorn Bacon Roll|
Quorn Bacon Roll is a very old recipe that evolved in the village because it was filling, ...... cont.
| ‘Quorna’ Tape, made by M. Wright and Sons of Quorn|
‘Quorna’ was a brand name used by Wrights factory in Quorn in the early and middle parts ...... cont.
| Renumbering of Properties on Quorn Streets|
Over the years several of the older streets in Quorn have been renumbered. This can be ...... cont.
| 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.
| Nothing says Quorn quite like …... a polar bear?!!!|
This type of small crested china pottery was very popular for holiday souvenirs in the ...... cont.
| 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.
| Masterbuilder construction set, made in Quorn 1940s|
This is definitely one of the more unusual Quorn artefacts that has come to ...... cont.
| Quorn toilet dispute! 1961|
The British Film Institute Player website includes a 1 ½ minute clip of film made in ...... cont.
| Postcard – Mountsorrel Quarry 1909|
This postcard raises many questions!
It may be asked how a Mountsorrel Quarry postcard ...... cont.
| Sunday School Centenary Medals|
These two medals were donated to Quorn Local History Group by the Footitt family from ...... cont.
| Quorn cigarette tin, early 1900s|
This Quorn cigarette tin is very well worn and we think is a very rare find. Underneath ...... cont.
| 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.
| Insurance plaques, Quorn|
Beginning in the 18th century, insurance fire plaques were attached high up on buildings, ...... cont.
| Quorn Souvenir China|
This type of small crested china pottery was very popular for holiday souvenirs, in the ...... cont.
| WW2, Quorn Camp, off Wood Lane – TV Programme!|
On Wednesday and Thursday, 28th and 29th June 2017, the cameras rolled into Quorn to film ...... cont.
| Letter from HMS Quorn, 1941|
During WW2, early in 1941, young Betty Morley from the Quorn Hunt Pony Club wrote to the ...... cont.
| Letter from HMS Quorn during WW2|
During WW2 Quorn Hunt Pony Club sent gifts and letters to the crew of HMS Quorn. 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.