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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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 Quorn Souvenir China  Quorn Souvenir China
This type of small crested china pottery was very popular for holiday souvenirs, in the ...... cont.
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 WW2, Quorn Camp, off Wood Lane – TV Programme!  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.
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 Letter from HMS Quorn, 1941  Letter from HMS Quorn, 1941
During WW2, early in 1941, young Betty Morley from the Quorn Hunt Pony Club wrote to the ...... cont.
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 Letter from HMS Quorn during WW2  Letter from HMS Quorn during WW2
During WW2 Quorn Hunt Pony Club sent gifts and letters to the crew of HMS Quorn. The ...... cont.
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 Leicester City Football Club at Quorn – well nearly!  Leicester City Football Club at Quorn – well nearly!
Leicester City Football Club were formed in 1884 and were initially known as Leicester ...... cont.
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 Quorn Hunt Royal Doulton pottery  Quorn Hunt Royal Doulton pottery
Quorn Hunt was based at Quorn Hall in the village from 1753 to 1906. The hunt brought ...... cont.
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 1935 Silver Jubilee presentation book, Ivy Dean, Quorn  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.
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 Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884  Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884
One of the most amazing pieces of Quorn history! This intricately stitched sampler was ...... cont.
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 Quorn Souvenir China  Quorn Souvenir China
This type of small crested china pottery was very popular for holiday souvenirs, in the ...... cont.
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 Quorn souvenir china ribbon plate  Quorn souvenir china ribbon plate
This late Victorian/Edwardian china ribbon plate was made as a souvenir of Quorn. There ...... cont.
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 Quorn man in Kenya - 1928  Quorn man in Kenya - 1928
Loughborough Echo - 20th January 1928 After following this huge lion more than three ...... cont.
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 The lost Quorn charity - 1774  The lost Quorn charity - 1774
Loughborough Advertiser - 7th November 1872 John Willows, by Will dated 5th day of ...... cont.
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 Quorn Co-op milk bottle  Quorn Co-op milk bottle
A half pint milk bottle from the Quorn Co-operative Society. Etched in red on the ...... cont.
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 The new Cradock Drive estate - 1926  The new Cradock Drive estate - 1926
Loughborough Echo - 3rd December 1926 The hollow square formed by Woodhouse Lane, ...... cont.
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 Matchbox from the Pig and Whistle Pub  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.
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Total: 84 artefacts returned over 4 pages


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