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Our 50 most recently submitted museum artefacts are listed below:

 Machine shop at M. Wright and Sons, Quorn, early 1920s  Machine shop at M. Wright and Sons, Quorn, early 1920s
In the 1920s the machines were belt driven, feeding off overhead line-shafting. As well ...... cont.
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 Civilian Bobbies on the beat in Quorn  Civilian Bobbies on the beat in Quorn
In this 2003 newspaper article held in the Quorn Parish Council Archives, Councillor Joan ...... cont.
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 Quorn Environmental Award (2000)  Quorn Environmental Award (2000)
Quorndon Parish Council won the Daily Telegraph/Calor Gas National Environmental Village ...... cont.
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 Student life at Soar House, Quorn, in the 1960s  Student life at Soar House, Quorn, in the 1960s
Paul Dilks was a student at Loughborough College of Education from 1966 to 1969 and his ...... cont.
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 Memories of the USA 82nd Airborne in Quorn – Looking back 76 years!  Memories of the USA 82nd Airborne in Quorn – Looking back 76 years!
Mary Totman (nee Webster) and her sister grew up in Quorn in WW2. The family had moved ...... cont.
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 William Fantham, GCR Platelayer, Quorn, killed in WW1  William Fantham, GCR Platelayer, Quorn, killed in WW1
Killed 8th May 1916 in France, aged 22 William George Fantham was the eldest of ...... cont.
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 M. Wright and Sons factory, Quorn, approx 1880  M. Wright and Sons factory, Quorn, approx 1880
Fifteen men standing outside M. Wright and Sons factory in about 1880, possibly a little ...... cont.
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 Woodthorpe and Quorndon Parish Boundary Marker  Woodthorpe and Quorndon Parish Boundary Marker
This boundary marker was originally sited on the A6 Trunk Road to indicate the position ...... cont.
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 Quorn – the best kept village!  Quorn – the best kept village!
Between 1996 and 2004 the village received a number of awards. Quorn Parish Council at ...... cont.
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 Quorn Golden Jubilee Celebrations, May 2002  Quorn Golden Jubilee Celebrations, May 2002
The Quorndon Magazine had reported that for the 4th year running, the sun shone on the ...... cont.
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 Opening of Quorn Football Club new ground, 1960  Opening of Quorn Football Club new ground, 1960
Loughborough Echo, Friday, September 2nd, 1960. QUORN F.C. - NEW GROUND AND ...... cont.
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 Upset in Quorn Urban District Council!  Upset in Quorn Urban District Council!
The Illustrated Leicester Chronicle Saturday 24th April 1926 DESPICABLE ...... cont.
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 Evacuees arrive in Quorn, 1st September 1939  Evacuees arrive in Quorn, 1st September 1939
Leicester Mercury Friday 1st September 1939 How They Came To Leicestershire ...... cont.
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 Manor House Hotel, Quorn  Manor House Hotel, Quorn
The Manor House Hotel on Woodhouse Road opposite the railway station, was built for the ...... cont.
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 Quorndon Parish Council – the best in the country!  Quorndon Parish Council – the best in the country!
This article appeared in the press shortly after Quorndon Parish Council was named ...... cont.
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 VJ Day – A Quorn man’s memento  VJ Day – A Quorn man’s memento
This framed memento of VJ Day is a representation of an American newspaper front page, ...... cont.
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 Quorn Camp 1944 - US 82nd Airborne Division  Quorn Camp 1944 - US 82nd Airborne Division
Members of the US 82nd Airborne Division, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 2nd Platoon ...... cont.
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 HMS Quorn  HMS Quorn
Three ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Quorn as part of the ‘Hunt Class’. ...... cont.
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 M Wright and Sons, Quorn - Centenary Celebration, 1960 - Programme  M Wright and Sons, Quorn - Centenary Celebration, 1960 - Programme
M Wright and Sons, elastic webbing manufacturers, started in Leicester in 1860 and moved ...... cont.
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 Quorndon Embossing Presses  Quorndon Embossing Presses
These two embossing presses were found during the 2020 Parish Council office move from ...... cont.
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 Quorn House, 1886  Quorn House, 1886
Quorn House on Meeting Street was originally known as the Over Hall and was the seat of ...... cont.
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 Quorn Hall, 1905  Quorn Hall, 1905
The original Quorn Hall, known as the Nether Hall, was built on the north-east side of ...... cont.
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 Retirement concert for Jack Briers,  Head of Quorn Primary School, 1971  Retirement concert for Jack Briers, Head of Quorn Primary School, 1971
These photographs were taken on the occasion of the retirement of Jack Briers, the ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1959-60  St Barts Primary School football team, 1959-60
St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, 1959-60. Teachers, left to right: Jack ...... cont.
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 Phyllis Field (nee Broom), 1917 - 2007  Phyllis Field (nee Broom), 1917 - 2007
Phyllis Broom was born at what is now 37 Farnham Street in Quorn and lived in the village ...... cont.
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Total: 50 artefacts returned over 2 pages


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