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 Working at Cocklow Quarry c1907  Working at Cocklow Quarry c1907
In about 1812 a Mr Jackson discovered how to work hard granite stone by watching some ...... cont.
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 Swithland Reservoir construction 1894-96  Swithland Reservoir construction 1894-96
A small portion of Swithland reservoir lies within the parish of Quorn. The photograph ...... cont.
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 The Blacksmiths on Meeting Street  The Blacksmiths on Meeting Street
The smithy was in the ownership of the Holmes family for over 100 years. It was still in ...... cont.
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 Men working at Cocklow quarry c1910  Men working at Cocklow quarry c1910
See artefact: 820 for brief history of the quarry.
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 Wright's Mill  Wright's Mill
Michael Wright came to Quorn from Leicester to manufacture elastic webbing. By 1881 the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Firm's Annual Dinner 1962  Quorn Firm's Annual Dinner 1962
Loughborough Echo - 9th February 1962 Some of the guests and employees who attended ...... cont.
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 Carriage Licence 1885  Carriage Licence 1885
Licence for a carriage granted to Thomas Kinch (King William IV public house) in January ...... cont.
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 Postcard - Wright's Offices, Leicester Road, Quorn  Postcard - Wright's Offices, Leicester Road, Quorn
Sent to Miss E Kinch. Believed to be taken outside Wright's factory offices on Leicester ...... cont.
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 Postcard of Quorn Shop c1930  Postcard of Quorn Shop c1930
Carr's Boot and Shoe shop c1930. The shop was located on Leicester Road, opposite the ...... cont.
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 Florence Carr c1930  Florence Carr c1930
Florence Carr, who with her husband Edward, owned Carr's Boot and Shoe shop c1930. The ...... cont.
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Total: 267 artefacts returned over 27 pages


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