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Quorn Historical Notes

It is easy to forget that our predecessors had as keen an interest in the past as we do. This section is devoted to the history of Quorn as others perceived it. Here are newspaper articles written during the previous two centuries and also personal recollections from villagers. Of particular interest are the memoirs of Thomas Dexter, a treasure trove of anecdotes covering people, places and village customs from the 1890s. You will also find here some extracts from The Quorndon Records written by George Farnham, detailing the dealings of the manorial and other courts dating as far back as the thirteenth century.

 Quorn population statistics  Quorn population statistics
Quorn (Quorndon), does not appear in the Domesday book of 1086, but the existence of a ...... cont.
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 An attempt to save the Hall on the Green - 1963  An attempt to save the Hall on the Green - 1963
The Hall on The Green The building which was no 8 Station Road was probably at the ...... cont.
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 Recollections of a Quorn childhood, 1947 to 1957 - by Bron Worsnip  Recollections of a Quorn childhood, 1947 to 1957 - by Bron Worsnip
Bron Worsnip’s father was the Revd Leslie Worsnip, minister of the Baptist Church in ...... cont.
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