Filling in the gaps - we need your help
Some museum artefacts have information missing. In some cases we are confident that a photo is of Quorn or is related to Quorn, but we cannot locate the village area or buildings, or perhaps people in the photo are unknown.
Local knowledge required
As you view the collection, artefacts with missing information will be highlighted, and we also list them below. If you can contribute information about any of these items, please contact us.
Total: 397 artefacts returned over 16 pages
| Rawlins Grammar School, about 1910|
Rawlins Grammar School opened in 1892 and moved to its present site in 1897. This ...... cont.
| A Quorn football team, circa 1919|
This photograph is a football team taken in Quorn. The player on the back row, (second ...... cont.
| Card from Quorn Prisoner of War Camp to Germany, 17th April 1947|
Quorn POW camp was based in the grounds of Quorn House, with the entrance on Wood Lane, ...... cont.
| 1935 Silver Jubilee Seat petition|
In May 1935, King George V and Queen Mary Silver Jubilee was celebrated in Quorn with ...... cont.
| Old Quorn residents - George and Mary Gartshore|
George and Mary Gartshore were born in 1830, married in 1854 and moved to Quorn in about ...... cont.
| Gartshore family, summer fete, Stafford Orchard, 1960s|
A summer fete on Stafford Orchard in the 1960s, with George and Olive Gartshore and their ...... cont.
| M. Wright and Sons factory, Quorn, approx 1880|
Fifteen men standing outside M. Wright and Sons factory in about 1880, possibly a little ...... cont.
| Opening of Quorn Football Club new ground, 1960|
Loughborough Echo, Friday, September 2nd, 1960.
QUORN F.C. - NEW GROUND AND ...... cont.
| Manor House Hotel, Quorn|
The Manor House Hotel on Woodhouse Road opposite the railway station, was built for the ...... cont.
| M Wright and Sons, Quorn - Centenary Celebration, 1960 - Programme|
M Wright and Sons, elastic webbing manufacturers, started in Leicester in 1860 and moved ...... cont.
| Retirement concert for Jack Briers, Head of Quorn Primary School, 1971|
These photographs were taken on the occasion of the retirement of Jack Briers, the ...... cont.
| St Barts Primary School football team, 1959-60|
St Bartholomew’s Primary School football team, 1959-60.
Teachers, left to right: Jack ...... cont.
| Friends of Markfield – Quorn Gala Day Football Tournament|
During the 1960’s and 70’s the people of Quorn supported the Markfield Hospital by ...... cont.
| Quorn Village Event, early/mid 1950s|
A village event in the early/mid 1950s. The gentleman holding the darts aloft is former ...... cont.
| Dedication of Lime Trees, Quorn, May 1952|
In May 1952 Quorn dedicated an avenue of lime trees in Stafford Orchard, planted in ...... cont.
| Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary School, early 1950s|
Taken in the early 1950s in the old primary school playground, when the school was on ...... cont.
| Schooldays at Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary, 1957 to 1961|
John Tweedie and his twin brother Jim were at St Barts Primary during the school years ...... cont.
| Quorn Baptist Church Christian Endeavour Group, early 1900s|
The Baptist Church in Quorn has always had a large following since they came to the ...... cont.
| M Wright and Sons, Quorn – Winding Room|
Wright’s factory has been in Quorn since 1870. This photograph of the winding room is ...... cont.
| Quorn Ladies in Skegness, 1953|
Four Quorn ladies enjoying the sunshine in ‘Skeggie’, in coronation year 1953.
Only ...... cont.
| Quorn St Bartholomew's National School, 1908/1909|
In the first part of last century, what we know today as primary schools kept children ...... cont.
| Robert Sutton, Quorn Family Butcher|
This photograph was taken on High Street in Quorn around 1920, and shows Robert and Gerty ...... cont.
| Home Guard, including Quorn Platoon, 1942|
This photograph of the Home Guard was taken in the garden of the Bulls Head (now the ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Charles Harold Adams|
Died 13th May 1915, aged 29
Battle of Frezenberg, Second Battle of Ypres, ...... cont.
| Quorn WW1 Roll of Honour - Reginald John Backhouse|
Died 9th August 1918, aged 31
Rosières, the Somme, France
A Canadian ...... cont.