Quorn Features and Articles
A number of articles have been written specifically for this museum website. Others have been donated by villagers or have been transcribed from historical accounts. All features and articles are detailed below.
Note that in some cases the document formatting relates to a printable version, so some pages may appear transposed.
Total: 30 artefacts returned over 3 pages
| Hidden heroes, Frank Hearn a story of one mans WW2|
Frank Hearn from Barrow Road in Quorn, was in the 64th Medium Regiment Royal Artillery ...... cont.
| William Harris Inglesant, Quorn, died 1912 aged 101|
This article about the life of William Harris Inglesant appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.
| Wood Lane Lost cottages|
Some cottages that once stood on Wood Lane have been either demolished or totally ...... cont.
| Quorn in WW2 The girls who listened|
Beaumanor Hall at Old Woodhouse was one of the largest Y stations, or listening stations ...... cont.
| A History of 27 Meeting Street, Quorn|
27 Meeting Street is one of the oldest properties in Quorn, and this article about the ...... cont.
| 1834 letter from Ann Carter, Quorn, to the Mayor of New York|
In 2015 a letter came up for sale which was written in 1834 by 43 year old Ann Carter ...... cont.
| Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985|
Vena Grain was born in Leicester on 21st February 1895, and the family moved to Quorn in ...... cont.
| The Farnham Monuments: Myths, Legends and Family Fables|
This research was carried out by Moira Ackers from Loughborough, and published by The ...... cont.
| Sampler Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884|
This article appeared in the spring edition of The Quorndon magazine in 2015. It tells ...... cont.
| Burton's newsagents, 1936, 25 High Street, Quorn|
This article about Burton's newsagents on High Street, appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.