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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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Total: 50 artefacts returned over 2 pages


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