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 Wright's factory  Wright's factory
Part of the building was used by the County Council as a library during the 1960s-1970s.
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 Wright's factory  Wright's factory
Taken from the car park (formerly 'The Green') c1960s.
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 Aerial photograph of Wright's Mill  Aerial photograph of Wright's Mill
Much has changed since this image was taken, although much also remains. Many of the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Cross  Quorn Cross
Taken looking up the High Street towards Loughborough. 1930s-1940s.
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 Mr Thomas North in his garden  Mr Thomas North in his garden
In the late 1800s Mr Thomas North made tallow candles behind the post office (the alley ...... cont.
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 Quorn Mills (Wright's) Fire Brigade 1907  Quorn Mills (Wright's) Fire Brigade 1907
Private fire brigade attached to Wright's factory. This picture also appeared in the ...... cont.
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 Church Lane cottages  Church Lane cottages
At the beginning of the twentieth century, Mrs Heap and her son Bill with a neighbour ...... cont.
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 The Tar Tub  The Tar Tub
The Tar Tub was a familiar sight in Quorn. Tar was loaded into the tub at the Gas Works ...... cont.
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 John Sanders and daughter  John Sanders and daughter
John Sanders (senior) was born in 1838. He excelled in the making of hand-carved oak ...... cont.
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 The Co-op. c1910  The Co-op. c1910
The shop was built in 1862 on the site of the Blue Ball Inn. The society closed in July ...... cont.
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Total: 291 artefacts returned over 30 pages

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