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Our 50 most recently submitted museum artefacts are listed below:

 Blacksmiths shop, Meeting Street, Quorn, 1935  Blacksmiths shop, Meeting Street, Quorn, 1935
On Saturday 17th August 1935, The Illustrated Leicester Chronicle published this ...... cont.
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 Home Farm and the Pepper Family  Home Farm and the Pepper Family
Life in Quorn was very different in the 1900s, with many more farms in the village. One ...... cont.
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 George Harry Gartshore on Gambles premises, Meeting Street, early 1940s  George Harry Gartshore on Gambles premises, Meeting Street, early 1940s
George Harry Gartshore was a grandson of the famous George Gartshore who was a farrier to ...... cont.
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 George and Olive Gartshore and their family – early 1940s  George and Olive Gartshore and their family – early 1940s
The Gartshores first came to Quorn around 1860 when George Gartshore (born 1830) became a ...... cont.
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 Fancy dress on Quorn Village Green  Fancy dress on Quorn Village Green
Fancy dress on Quorn Village Green (now the car park), about 1966. Left to right: ...... cont.
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 Quorn lads! 1950s  Quorn lads! 1950s
George Gartshore from Mansfield Street has provided these great photographs of some of ...... cont.
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 Quorn folk, late 1940s/early 1950s  Quorn folk, late 1940s/early 1950s
In the 1940s George Gartshore, who now lives on Mansfield Street (2019) bought himself a ...... cont.
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 A prince that lived in Quorn!  A prince that lived in Quorn!
During the 1930s Sardar Taj Mohamed Khan Odho, a young Indian prince lived on Chaveney ...... cont.
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 Quorn Cottage or 1 Woodhouse Road, Quorn  Quorn Cottage or 1 Woodhouse Road, Quorn
1 Woodhouse Road, which is on the corner of Woodhouse Road and Loughborough Road, used to ...... cont.
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 Quorn Primary School – The state of the premises, 1969  Quorn Primary School – The state of the premises, 1969
Quorn National School started in 1818 in a room in the old vicarage in Quorn (now part of ...... cont.
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 Warwick Avenue, Quorn  Warwick Avenue, Quorn
Warwick Avenue came into being in 1934, when Gambles, the builders, were building the ...... cont.
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 A history of Quorn Baptist Church  A history of Quorn Baptist Church
This booklet detailing the history of Quorn Baptist Church was written by Wilfred Mee and ...... cont.
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 Thomas Rawlins Grammar School Speech Day Programmes, 1959 to 1966  Thomas Rawlins Grammar School Speech Day Programmes, 1959 to 1966
The attached PDF file contains nine programmes from Speech Days at Rawlins School between ...... cont.
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 Quorn Brownies, early/mid 1960s  Quorn Brownies, early/mid 1960s
Quorn Brownies in the early/mid 1960. Can anyone provide any names? Names: 16 - ...... cont.
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 Cottages next to the White Hart, Quorn  Cottages next to the White Hart, Quorn
These cottages used to stand next to the White Hart pub on High Street, where the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Brownies and Guides, late 1950s  Quorn Brownies and Guides, late 1950s
As detailed in cont.
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 Daphne Oxenford with Quorn Brownies, 1958  Daphne Oxenford with Quorn Brownies, 1958
Many people will remember Daphne Oxenford as a well known presenter of ‘Listen with ...... cont.
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 New houses in Quorn, 1960/61  New houses in Quorn, 1960/61
This advert for brand new Wimpey houses in Quorn appeared in the Leicester Graphic in ...... cont.
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 Frank Ockenden’s Wedding, Quorn, 1958.  Frank Ockenden’s Wedding, Quorn, 1958.
Elsie Bishop was born (as Elsie Lovett) in Quorn in 1912. She married her husband Roy in ...... cont.
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 Quorn Hall students Christmas party, early 1970s  Quorn Hall students Christmas party, early 1970s
Elsie Bishop was born (as Elsie Lovett) in Quorn in 1912. She married her husband Roy in ...... cont.
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 Floods in Quorn, 1961  Floods in Quorn, 1961
Before flood prevention measures, Quorn used to flood to a greater or lesser extent every ...... cont.
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 Roy and Elsie Bishop, Quorn family photographs 1940s  Roy and Elsie Bishop, Quorn family photographs 1940s
These photographs are from the family album of Elsie Bishop who used to live on Nursery ...... cont.
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 Home Guard, Quorn WW2  Home Guard, Quorn WW2
This photograph was supplied by the family of the late Elsie Bishop who lived with her ...... cont.
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 Quorn lads, Quorn Cross 1912  Quorn lads, Quorn Cross 1912
This postcard was sent in 1912 by 14 year old Richard Rudston Langrish, to his mother, ...... cont.
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 82nd Airborne Paratroopers at Quorn Camp 1944  82nd Airborne Paratroopers at Quorn Camp 1944
Francis X. Schweikert, was an American paratrooper based at Quorn Camp from July to ...... cont.
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 82nd Airborne Paratroopers at Quorn Camp 1944  82nd Airborne Paratroopers at Quorn Camp 1944
Francis X. Schweikert, was an American paratrooper based at Quorn Camp from July to ...... cont.
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 82nd Airborne Paratroopers at Quorn Camp 1944  82nd Airborne Paratroopers at Quorn Camp 1944
Francis X. Schweikert, was an American paratrooper based at Quorn Camp from July to ...... 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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 Ploughing prize, 1848, William Sarson, Quorn  Ploughing prize, 1848, William Sarson, Quorn
The wording on this impressive tankard says: “1st PRIZE for Ploughing Presented by ...... cont.
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 Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1963  Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1963
Who remembers this play equipment on Stafford Orchard (Quorn’s park) in the 1960s? When ...... cont.
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 Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1950s  Stafford Orchard, Quorn, 1950s
Three girls in Quorn’s park (Stafford Orchard) in the 1950s. The girl on the left is ...... cont.
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 Stafford Orchard, Quorn, about 1984  Stafford Orchard, Quorn, about 1984
The young girl in these photograph is Lynda Bradshaw. In the mid 1980s, Lynda was nanny ...... cont.
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 Jackie Mann – Quorn farmer, Soar Road, early 1900s  Jackie Mann – Quorn farmer, Soar Road, early 1900s
John Mann, or Jackie as he was known, was born in Barrow upon Soar in 1854. On 12th ...... cont.
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 Gladys and Inis Rumsby, Church Lane, Quorn, 1909  Gladys and Inis Rumsby, Church Lane, Quorn, 1909
These photographs were taken in about 1909 and the two young girls are twins, Gladys and ...... cont.
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 Charles Tomblin – killed near Quorn Station, September 1936  Charles Tomblin – killed near Quorn Station, September 1936
Charles Tomblin was born in Barrowden in Rutland on 14th April 1871, one of five ...... cont.
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 C. A. Taylor, Tobacconist, Quorn  C. A. Taylor, Tobacconist, Quorn
This letterhead and business card was kindly given to Quorn Village Online Museum in ...... cont.
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 Firework Danger! – from 1892  Firework Danger! – from 1892
Saturday the 5th November 1892 saw a dreadful accident in Quorn, outside the shops on ...... cont.
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 Lloyd Eric Tomlyn, 1928 to 2016 – Memories of Quorn  Lloyd Eric Tomlyn, 1928 to 2016 – Memories of Quorn
Lloyd Eric Tomlyn was born in Mountsorrel in 1928, the son of Eric Dudley Ernest Tomlyn ...... cont.
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 Quorn Wakes on the Green, 1950s  Quorn Wakes on the Green, 1950s
For many years the annual Quorn Wakes (fair), was held on Quorn Village Green, which is ...... cont.
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 Harvest at Home Farm, Quorn, early 1900s  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.
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 King William lVth pub, Leicester Road, Quorn  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.
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 Green Acre, 4 Buddon Lane, Quorn  Green Acre, 4 Buddon Lane, Quorn
This house was built on Buddon Lane, off Chaveney Road in the early 1930s. It was first ...... cont.
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 Quorn Laundry buildings  Quorn Laundry buildings
Quorn Laundry was based on Barrow Road, where Quorndon Terrace is today. This photograph ...... cont.
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 Quorn Camp, Wood Lane  Quorn Camp, Wood Lane
Quorn Camp was situated off Wood Lane, on land belonging to Quorn House, which used to be ...... cont.
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 Quorn Hygienic Laundry basket  Quorn Hygienic Laundry basket
This Quorn laundry basket (or hamper) was used by the Pagets from Nanpantan Hall in ...... 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 Primary School teachers - 1973  Quorn Primary School teachers - 1973
The teachers at Quorn Primary School on the School Lane site, just before the school ...... cont.
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 Santa Maria Lodge and the bridge on Soar Road, 1916  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.
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 Aerial view of Wright's factory and surrounding area - approx 1952  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.
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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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Total: 50 artefacts returned


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