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Our 50 most recently submitted museum artefacts are listed below:

 Quorn cigarette tin, early 1900s  Quorn cigarette tin, early 1900s
This Quorn cigarette tin is very well worn and we think is a very rare find. Underneath ...... cont.
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 Peter Preston 1938 to 2018 – Quorn boy edits the Guardian  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.
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 Quorn meat substitute and our village – a connection or not?  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.
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 A wartime wedding in Quorn, 1945  A wartime wedding in Quorn, 1945
This is thought to be the the wedding of Barbara Spoor from Soar Road in Quorn, to ...... cont.
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 Death of Mrs Farnham - Funeral Quorn  Death of Mrs Farnham - Funeral Quorn
Leicester Daily Mercury - Saturday 14th October 1911 The death is announced of Mrs E B ...... cont.
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 Tower at the side of the Quorndon Fox  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.
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 A history of the Church Rooms written in 1979  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.
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 Church Room fundraising fete, June 1929  Church Room fundraising fete, June 1929
In 1922 a committee was formed to raise funds for the building of a Church Room. Several ...... cont.
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 Quorn Church Rooms, 1979 golden jubilee order of service  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.
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 Quorn Church Rooms, 1979 golden jubilee programme  Quorn Church Rooms, 1979 golden jubilee programme
In 1979 Quorn Church Rooms celebrated its golden jubilee, having served the village for ...... cont.
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 Quorn Church Room Programme of Events 1938/39  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.
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 Insurance plaques, Quorn  Insurance plaques, Quorn
Beginning in the 18th century, insurance fire plaques were attached high up on buildings, ...... cont.
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 Prizes from Rawlins School, Quorn - 1890s  Prizes from Rawlins School, Quorn - 1890s
Henry Whitwell was born in Leicester in 1883, but spent most of his childhood living on ...... cont.
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 Bus on Leicester Road, Quorn, 1910  Bus on Leicester Road, Quorn, 1910
This fantastic photograph was taken on the east side of Leicester Road in 1910. The house ...... cont.
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 Two buses at Quorn Cross, 1930  Two buses at Quorn Cross, 1930
A very interesting street scene showing Quorn Cross in about 1930. Whilst the quality of ...... cont.
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 Wright's Factory, weaving room 1923/24  Wright's Factory, weaving room 1923/24
One of the elastic weaving rooms at Wright's factory, Quorn in 1923 or 1924. The ...... cont.
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 Tommy Allen 1911 to 1996  Tommy Allen 1911 to 1996
Tommy Allen was born in 1911 and lived in Quorn all his life. He followed his father by ...... cont.
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 Quorn Souvenir China  Quorn Souvenir China
This type of small crested china pottery was very popular for holiday souvenirs, in the ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew's Parish Church, early 1900s  St Bartholomew's Parish Church, early 1900s
This traditional view of St Bartholomew's Church dates from the very early 1900s, as ...... cont.
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 Baptist Chapel Organ  Baptist Chapel Organ
A rare view inside the Baptist Chapel, showing the old organ pipes very clearly. The ...... cont.
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 Eva and James Pell, 75 Meeting Street  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.
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 Sale catalogue for Four Oaks, 6 Loughborough Road (the vicarage 1945 to 2010)  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.
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 Cycle racing on Quorn Green!  Cycle racing on Quorn Green!
Before it became a car park, Quorn Green in the centre of the village, on Station Road ...... cont.
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 Quorn sampler, Elizabeth Winsley Power 1853  Quorn sampler, Elizabeth Winsley Power 1853
Whilst we may think that many girls and young women made samplers in the 18th and 19th ...... cont.
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 Royal Oak, Quorn in the floods, early 1930s  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.
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 Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?  Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?
Little is known about this photograph, other than it is Quorn ladies group enjoying an ...... cont.
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 WW2, Quorn Camp, off Wood Lane – TV Programme!  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.
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 Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910  Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910
The names that accompanied the photograph are given below. Left to right: Back row: W ...... cont.
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 A Cottage Yard at Quorn – then and now  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.
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 W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn, in colour  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.
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 High Street, Quorn in the 1950s  High Street, Quorn in the 1950s
Two photographs of High Street, Quorn, looking towards Quorn Cross, in the 1950s, showing ...... cont.
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 Quorn war memorial, early 1920s  Quorn war memorial, early 1920s
The permanent Quorn War Memorial was opened in 1921. This photograph was taken shortly ...... cont.
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 Robert Hudson – The experience of an evacuee  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.
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 WW1 Postcard from Quorn  WW1 Postcard from Quorn
This postcard was sent by Alice Hallam to her brother William, when he was on the Western ...... cont.
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 Quorn Cricket Club – taken between 1900 and 1910  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.
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 Alice Mabel Hallam 1897 to 1989  Alice Mabel Hallam 1897 to 1989
Alice Hallam lived in Quorn at 32 Wood Lane, all her life. She never married having lost ...... cont.
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 William Edward Hallam 1898 to 1984  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.
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 Sam and Eliza Hallam, Quorn, 1900  Sam and Eliza Hallam, Quorn, 1900
Sam Hallam in this photograph was born in Leicester, but came to Quorn with his family ...... cont.
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 Churches, chapels and changing times in Quorn  Churches, chapels and changing times in Quorn
This article appeared in The Quorndon magazine in Winter 2016. Philip Thornborow, who is ...... cont.
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 William Wilders – Carrier of Quorn  William Wilders – Carrier of Quorn
William Wilders was born in Quorn in 1838 and died in 1893. We are lucky to have this ...... cont.
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 Joe Burton enjoys a pint!  Joe Burton enjoys a pint!
Joe Burton was a well-known Quorn character, having fought in the Zulu War, the Boer War, ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn  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.
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 W E Cooke - A cottage at Quorn  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.
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 1864 Map of Quorn  1864 Map of Quorn
The first Ordnance Survey maps which covered Quorn were produced in the 1880s. Prior to ...... cont.
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 1816 Map of Quorn  1816 Map of Quorn
This rare map of early Quorn was extracted from a much larger map, which was commissioned ...... cont.
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 1815 Map of Quorn  1815 Map of Quorn
Before the first Ordnance Survey maps, (1880s for Quorn), maps were only made privately ...... cont.
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 Quorn United S. S. Football Club 1922/23  Quorn United S. S. Football Club 1922/23
Taken in 1923, this extremely clear photograph shows Quorn United Sunday School Football ...... cont.
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 William Harris Inglesant, Quorn, died 1912 aged 101  William Harris Inglesant, Quorn, died 1912 aged 101
This article about the life of William Harris Inglesant appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.
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 Hidden heroes, Frank Hearn – a story of one man’s WW2  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.
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 Quorn Scout Gang Show programme, 1963  Quorn Scout Gang Show programme, 1963
Below is a Quorn Scout Gang Show programme from 1963. Remember that if you want to ...... cont.
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Total: 50 artefacts returned


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