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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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 Billy Lovett  Billy Lovett
Billy Lovett, the rag and bone man, with his donkey and cart outside Joe Bate's ...... cont.
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 Cottages next to the White Horse, Quorn  Cottages next to the White Horse, Quorn
These shops were demolished in the 1960s to widen the entrance and extend the car park. ...... cont.
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 Post Office  Post Office
The Post Office was North's at the end of the c19th and his business included selling ...... cont.
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Total: 308 artefacts returned over 31 pages

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