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Our 50 most recently submitted museum artefacts are listed below:

 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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 Friends of Markfield – Quorn Gala Day Football Tournament  Friends of Markfield – Quorn Gala Day Football Tournament
During the 1960’s and 70’s the people of Quorn supported the Markfield Hospital by ...... cont.
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 Quorn Village Event, early/mid 1950s  Quorn Village Event, early/mid 1950s
A village event in the early/mid 1950s. The gentleman holding the darts aloft is former ...... cont.
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 Dedication of Lime Trees, Quorn, May 1952  Dedication of Lime Trees, Quorn, May 1952
In May 1952 Quorn dedicated an avenue of lime trees in Stafford Orchard, planted in ...... cont.
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 William Henry Norman (PC Billy Norman) 1889 to 1958  William Henry Norman (PC Billy Norman) 1889 to 1958
William Henry (Billy) Norman was born on 29th March 1889 in Oadby. After distinguished ...... cont.
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 PC Billy Norman – served in Quorn 1930 to 1944  PC Billy Norman – served in Quorn 1930 to 1944
In the 1980s and 1990s Harry Limbert, who lived in Quorn talked to a lot of the older ...... cont.
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 Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, early 1950s  Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, early 1950s
Taken in the early 1950s in the old primary school playground, when the school was on ...... cont.
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 Schooldays at Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary, 1957 to 1961  Schooldays at Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary, 1957 to 1961
John Tweedie and his twin brother Jim were at St Barts Primary during the school years ...... cont.
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 Quorn Australia – Heritage Walk  Quorn Australia – Heritage Walk
Quorn in South Australia is very proud of its heritage, and the museum team were ...... cont.
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 Thompson and Gamble, builders of the Cradock Drive housing development  Thompson and Gamble, builders of the Cradock Drive housing development
Who were Thompson and Gamble? Thompson and Gamble were a well-known ...... cont.
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 The QUORN Tool and Cutter Grinder  The QUORN Tool and Cutter Grinder
Since its launch in 1974, the Quorn Tool and Cutter Grinder has achieved legendary status ...... cont.
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 Quorn Baptist Church Christian Endeavour Group, early 1900s  Quorn Baptist Church Christian Endeavour Group, early 1900s
The Baptist Church in Quorn has always had a large following since they came to the ...... cont.
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Total: 50 artefacts returned over 2 pages


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