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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.


 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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 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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 Wood Lane – Lost cottages  Wood Lane – Lost cottages
Some cottages that once stood on Wood Lane have been either demolished or totally ...... cont.
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 Quorn in WW2 – The girls who listened  Quorn in WW2 – The girls who listened
Beaumanor Hall at Old Woodhouse was one of the largest Y stations, or listening stations ...... cont.
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 A History of 27 Meeting Street, Quorn  A History of 27 Meeting Street, Quorn
27 Meeting Street is one of the oldest properties in Quorn, and this article about the ...... cont.
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 1834 letter from Ann Carter, Quorn, to the Mayor of New York  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.
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 Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985  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.
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 The Farnham Monuments: Myths, Legends and Family Fables  The Farnham Monuments: Myths, Legends and Family Fables
This research was carried out by Moira Ackers from Loughborough, and published by The ...... cont.
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 Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884  Sampler – Rosanna Goulding, Quorndon, 1884
This article appeared in the spring edition of The Quorndon magazine in 2015. It tells ...... cont.
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 Burton's newsagents, 1936, 25 High Street, Quorn  Burton's newsagents, 1936, 25 High Street, Quorn
This article about Burton's newsagents on High Street, appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.
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 Quorn Soldiers who died in WW1  Quorn Soldiers who died in WW1
2014 marks one hundred years since the start of the First World War. Quorn lost 79 of its ...... cont.
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 The Children of the Village Hall  The Children of the Village Hall
On the 29th June 1889 four children laid memorial foundation stones at the Village Hall. ...... cont.
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 Evacuated to Quorn during WW2 – one boy’s story  Evacuated to Quorn during WW2 – one boy’s story
Barry Bradley from London got in touch with Quorn On-line Museum early in 2012. He was ...... cont.
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 Quorn's Fetes and Fairs, 1960s and 1970s - a photo album  Quorn's Fetes and Fairs, 1960s and 1970s - a photo album
Jack and Phyllis Field were very well known in the village and involved in many aspects ...... cont.
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 The Banks Cottages, High Street, Quorn  The Banks Cottages, High Street, Quorn
This article about the Banks Cottages on High Street,appeared in the Quorndon Magazine in ...... cont.
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 A Brief History of the Great Central Railway at Quorn  A Brief History of the Great Central Railway at Quorn
The photograph below was taken on Quorn Station in 1959. The engine standing in the ...... cont.
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 Memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School, 1958 to 1964  Memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School, 1958 to 1964
These memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School were kindly written for the museum by ...... cont.
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 The sad story of George and Emma Cummins, Quorn 1898  The sad story of George and Emma Cummins, Quorn 1898
The information for this story was provided by Andrew Cummins from Suffolk. His great ...... cont.
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 Hubert Woodward Looks Back  Hubert Woodward Looks Back
Leicester Graphic 1973 This fascinating article appeared in the Leicester Graphic ...... cont.
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 Quorn Court - article from 1953  Quorn Court - article from 1953
4th December 1953 – Loughborough Monitor Quorn Court – stately home of Col. W.S.N. ...... cont.
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 1946 Picture Post Article - Quorn Rawlins School Trip to the North of Scotland  1946 Picture Post Article - Quorn Rawlins School Trip to the North of Scotland
This article was written by Fyfe Robertson and appeared in Picture Post Magazine 8th June ...... cont.
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 Rex Bloore - Business boom after trial in village shop  Rex Bloore - Business boom after trial in village shop
Loughborough Monitor - 16th April 1971 Seven years ago a man called Rex Bloore had an ...... cont.
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 Postcards - Their Place in Quorn's Local History  Postcards - Their Place in Quorn's Local History
This article was written by Sue Templeman. It outlines the history of postcards in Quorn ...... cont.
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 The Riley, Seal and Rumsey Families in Quorn  The Riley, Seal and Rumsey Families in Quorn
The chance acquisition of a postcard and a bit of detective work, led to the writing of ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew's Church - Leaflet  St Bartholomew's Church - Leaflet
This leaflet was written by Sue Templeman to provide a guided tour around the inside of ...... cont.
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 The Farnham Chapel - Leaflet  The Farnham Chapel - Leaflet
The Farnham Chapel is a rarity as it is one of the few remaining private chapels within a ...... cont.
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 The Farnham Family Tree  The Farnham Family Tree
The Farnhams came to Quorn in 1243 and despite leaving Quorn House in the 1990s, still ...... cont.
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 Quorn Baptist Church  Quorn Baptist Church
This transcription of a 1960 pamphlet by Mr Wilfred Mee, foreword by Pastor Cooper, has ...... cont.
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 The Home Farm of the Nether Hall  The Home Farm of the Nether Hall
Submitted by Kate Hutchinson Story written in 1991 The old stone farm house still ...... cont.
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 The Shuttlewood Story  The Shuttlewood Story
William Shuttlewood and his Family - Quorn Photographer 1905 to 1910. William ...... cont.
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