Total: 50 artefacts returned
| 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.
| WW1 Postcard from Quorn|
This postcard was sent by Alice Hallam to her brother William, when he was on the Western ...... cont.
| Quorn Cricket Club – taken between 1900 and 1910|
This rare picture of Quorn Cricket Club is thought to have been taken between 1900 and ...... cont.
| Alice Mabel Hallam 1897 to 1989|
Alice Hallam lived in Quorn at 32 Wood Lane, all her life. She never married having lost ...... cont.
| William Edward Hallam 1898 to 1984|
William Hallam lived in Quorn at 32 Wood Lane, all his life. He fought in WW1 and was ...... cont.
| Sam and Eliza Hallam, Quorn, 1900|
Sam Hallam in this photograph was born in Leicester, but came to Quorn with his family ...... cont.
| Churches, chapels and changing times in Quorn|
This article appeared in The Quorndon magazine in Winter 2016. Philip Thornborow, who is ...... cont.
| William Wilders – Carrier of Quorn|
William Wilders was born in Quorn in 1838 and died in 1893. We are lucky to have this ...... cont.
| Joe Burton enjoys a pint!|
Joe Burton was a well-known Quorn character, having fought in the Zulu War, the Boer War, ...... cont.
| W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn|
This picture, 'A Cottage Yard at Quorn', was by Quorn artist W E Cooke and appeared in ...... cont.
| W E Cooke - A cottage at Quorn|
This picture was by Quorn artist W E Cooke and appeared on the title page of his first ...... cont.
| 1864 Map of Quorn|
The first Ordnance Survey maps which covered Quorn were produced in the 1880s. Prior to ...... cont.
| 1816 Map of Quorn|
This rare map of early Quorn was extracted from a much larger map, which was commissioned ...... cont.
| 1815 Map of Quorn|
Before the first Ordnance Survey maps, (1880s for Quorn), maps were only made privately ...... cont.
| Quorn United S. S. Football Club 1922/23|
Taken in 1923, this extremely clear photograph shows Quorn United Sunday School Football ...... cont.
| William Harris Inglesant, Quorn, died 1912 aged 101|
This article about the life of William Harris Inglesant appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.
| Hidden heroes, Frank Hearn – a story of one man’s WW2|
Frank Hearn from Barrow Road in Quorn, was in the 64th Medium Regiment Royal Artillery ...... cont.
| Quorn Scout Gang Show programme, 1963|
Below is a Quorn Scout Gang Show programme from 1963.
Remember that if you want to ...... cont.