Total: 50 artefacts returned
| Harvest at Home Farm, Quorn, early 1900s|
Thomas Pepper was born in 1883 in Long Whatton. He was married twice and had six children ...... cont.
| King William lVth pub, Leicester Road, Quorn|
The King William lVth was an old thatched pub that stood where the Quorn Country Hotel is ...... cont.
| Green Acre, 4 Buddon Lane, Quorn|
This house was built on Buddon Lane, off Chaveney Road in the early 1930s. It was first ...... cont.
| Quorn Laundry buildings|
Quorn Laundry was based on Barrow Road, where Quorndon Terrace is today. This photograph ...... cont.
| Quorn Camp, Wood Lane|
Quorn Camp was situated off Wood Lane, on land belonging to Quorn House, which used to be ...... 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.
| Santa Maria Lodge and the bridge on Soar Road, 1916|
This is a view often seen on old photographs, but this postcard is particularly special ...... 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 toilet dispute! 1961|
The British Film Institute Player website includes a 1 ½ minute clip of film made in ...... cont.
| Recreation Ground for Quorn, April 1914|
Melton Mowbray Mercury and Oakham and Uppingham News - Thursday 2nd April ...... cont.
| Replacing the Church roof after the Church fire in 1965|
After the major fire in the Church in 1965, the roof of the nave had to be replaced. This ...... cont.
| Postcard Mountsorrel Quarry 1909|
This postcard raises many questions!
It may be asked how a Mountsorrel Quarry postcard ...... cont.
| WW1 Puttees! Made by M Wright and Sons|
This advert appeared regularly in the Tatler between 1917 and 1919. It is advertising ...... cont.
| Quorn, Beating the Bounds, May 1917|
Loughborough Echo - Friday 18th May 1917
QUORN, BEATING THE BOUNDS On Wednesday ...... 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.
| Peter Preston 1938 to 2018 Quorn boy edits the Guardian|
Peter Preston was born in 1938 and died on 6th January 2018. He was editor of The ...... 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.
| A wartime wedding in Quorn, 1945|
This is thought to be the the wedding of Barbara Spoor from Soar Road in Quorn, to ...... cont.
| Death of Mrs Farnham - Funeral Quorn|
Leicester Daily Mercury - Saturday 14th October 1911
The death is announced of Mrs E B ...... cont.
| Tower at the side of the Quorndon Fox|
In the back garden of the building that is now the Quorndon Fox, on the north-west ...... 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.
| Church Room fundraising fete, June 1929|
In 1922 a committee was formed to raise funds for the building of a Church Room. Several ...... 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.
| Quorn Church Rooms, 1979 golden jubilee programme|
In 1979 Quorn Church Rooms celebrated its golden jubilee, having served the village for ...... cont.
| Quorn Church Room Programme of Events 1938/39|
Quorn Church Room opened in 1929 and provided a much needed focal point for church and ...... cont.
| Insurance plaques, Quorn|
Beginning in the 18th century, insurance fire plaques were attached high up on buildings, ...... cont.
| Prizes from Rawlins School, Quorn - 1890s|
Henry Whitwell was born in Leicester in 1883, but spent most of his childhood living on ...... cont.
| Bus on Leicester Road, Quorn, 1910|
This fantastic photograph was taken on the east side of Leicester Road in 1910. The house ...... cont.
| Two buses at Quorn Cross, 1930|
A very interesting street scene showing Quorn Cross in about 1930. Whilst the quality 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.
| Tommy Allen 1911 to 1996|
Tommy Allen was born in 1911 and lived in Quorn all his life. He followed his father by ...... cont.
| Quorn Souvenir China|
This type of small crested china pottery was very popular for holiday souvenirs, in the ...... cont.
| St Bartholomew's Parish Church, early 1900s|
This traditional view of St Bartholomew's Church dates from the very early 1900s, as ...... cont.
| Baptist Chapel Organ|
A rare view inside the Baptist Chapel, showing the old organ pipes very clearly. 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.
| Sale catalogue for Four Oaks, 6 Loughborough Road (the vicarage 1945 to 2010)|
The house that used to be called Four Oaks, ie 6 Loughborough Road, was built in 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.
| Quorn sampler, Elizabeth Winsley Power 1853|
Whilst we may think that many girls and young women made samplers in the 18th and 19th ...... 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.
| 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.
| 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.
| High Street, Quorn in the 1950s|
Two photographs of High Street, Quorn, looking towards Quorn Cross, in the 1950s, showing ...... cont.
| Quorn war memorial, early 1920s|
The permanent Quorn War Memorial was opened in 1921. This photograph was taken shortly ...... cont.
| Robert Hudson The experience of an evacuee|
In February 2017 Robert Hudson left a brief comment on one of the posts, on Quorn Village ...... cont.