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Our 50 most recently submitted museum artefacts are listed below:

 Quorn property sales, 1934  Quorn property sales, 1934
Leicester Evening Mail Thursday 5th July 1934 QUORN PROPERTY UNDER THE HAMMER Quorn ...... cont.
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 A fete in Quorn, probably 1940s  A fete in Quorn, probably 1940s
Quorn has always liked a good fete or celebration and it is thought that this one may ...... cont.
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 Hilda and Mary Harper, Leicester Road, 27th May 1941  Hilda and Mary Harper, Leicester Road, 27th May 1941
Looking down Leicester Road from outside no 14, which is roughly where the entrance to ...... cont.
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 Nut Row, Quorn  Nut Row, Quorn
This is a rare photograph of Nut Row in Quorn, which was a row of cottages off Station ...... cont.
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 Quorn Hall Lodge, Barrow Road, early 1900s  Quorn Hall Lodge, Barrow Road, early 1900s
There are two former lodges to Quorn Hall and this one is situated on Barrow Road, on the ...... cont.
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 Card from Quorn POW Camp to Germany, 17th September 1945  Card from Quorn POW Camp to Germany, 17th September 1945
Quorn POW camp was based in the grounds of Quorn House, with the entrance on Wood Lane, ...... cont.
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 William Rodger Johnstone 1902-1990, 15 Chaveney Road  William Rodger Johnstone 1902-1990, 15 Chaveney Road
William Johnstone, his wife Mary Ellen and their children lived in Quorn for a short time ...... cont.
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 John Henry Boyer Warner, 2 September 1849 – 12 April 1891  John Henry Boyer Warner, 2 September 1849 – 12 April 1891
JHB as he was known is remembered locally for selecting ‘Quorn’ as the name for a small ...... cont.
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 Rawlins Grammar School, about 1910  Rawlins Grammar School, about 1910
Rawlins Grammar School opened in 1892 and moved to its present site in 1897. This ...... cont.
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 King William IVth pub, Leicester Road, 1930s  King William IVth pub, Leicester Road, 1930s
A rare coloured photograph of the King William IVth pub, which stood on Leicester Road, ...... cont.
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 Joyce Chamberlain, Alma Terrace, 1940s  Joyce Chamberlain, Alma Terrace, 1940s
This photograph was taken on Alma Terrace off Meeting Street. Alma Terrace was a row of ...... cont.
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 Lily and Pauline Hudson, 72 Leicester Road, 1937  Lily and Pauline Hudson, 72 Leicester Road, 1937
Frank Hudson, born in 1911, was brought up at Meadow View in Quorn, now 83 Barrow Road. ...... cont.
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 The Winterton family, Quorn  The Winterton family, Quorn
Top left John Henry Winterton, was born in Quorn in 1872 and died in 1932. He married ...... cont.
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 Harold Crossley, Quorn Fields Farm  Harold Crossley, Quorn Fields Farm
Harold Crossley was a hostler (ie he looked after the horses), employed by farmer Percy ...... cont.
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 An unidentified WW2 airman in Quorn Baptist Churchyard  An unidentified WW2 airman in Quorn Baptist Churchyard
In 1940, during WW2, the body of a young airman was found floating in the English ...... cont.
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 Three Quorn businessmen  Three Quorn businessmen
These three Quorn men are (left to right) Stan Orton, Tommy Howlett and Frank Hudson. ...... cont.
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 Quorndon - An extraordinary trout!  Quorndon - An extraordinary trout!
Loughborough Monitor - Thursday 21st December 1865 QUORNDON - TROUT EXTRAORDINARY A ...... cont.
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 The Quorn Ranch Company, North America  The Quorn Ranch Company, North America
Introduction The Quorn Ranch(e) Company was an English syndicate formed in 1886 ...... cont.
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 Quorn Milestone  Quorn Milestone
On the Leicester Road between the pavement and the fence stands a little-known link with ...... cont.
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 A Quorn football team, circa 1919  A Quorn football team, circa 1919
This photograph is a football team taken in Quorn. The player on the back row, (second ...... cont.
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 Card from Quorn Prisoner of War Camp to Germany, 18th May 1947  Card from Quorn Prisoner of War Camp to Germany, 18th May 1947
Quorn POW camp was based in the grounds of Quorn House, with the entrance on Wood Lane, ...... cont.
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 Marquees for M Wright and Sons Centenary 1960  Marquees for M Wright and Sons Centenary 1960
Marquees on the field on School Lane, ready for the Wright’s centenary celebration event ...... cont.
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 Card from Quorn Prisoner of War Camp to Germany, 17th April 1947  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.
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 Medicine bottle from Green's chemist, Quorn  Medicine bottle from Green's chemist, Quorn
This medicine bottle came from Green's chemist on High Street, which was situated where ...... cont.
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 Edwin and Sarah Gartshore, Quorn, 1880s/1890s  Edwin and Sarah Gartshore, Quorn, 1880s/1890s
The first photograph is a studio portrait of Edwin Gartshore and his wife Sarah Ann ...... cont.
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 1935 Silver Jubilee Seat petition  1935 Silver Jubilee Seat petition
In May 1935, King George V and Queen Mary Silver Jubilee was celebrated in Quorn with ...... cont.
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 Old Quorn residents - George and Mary Gartshore  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.
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 Quorndon Coronation Celebrations Minute Book 1936/7  Quorndon Coronation Celebrations Minute Book 1936/7
In January 1936, King George V died and his eldest son Edward VIII succeeded him as King ...... cont.
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 Darts in Quorn and the Quorn Charity Darts League  Darts in Quorn and the Quorn Charity Darts League
Darts used to be very popular in Quorn and below Sue Sharpe has kindly recorded some of ...... cont.
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 Gartshore family, summer fete, Stafford Orchard, 1960s  Gartshore family, summer fete, Stafford Orchard, 1960s
A summer fete on Stafford Orchard in the 1960s, with George and Olive Gartshore and their ...... cont.
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 Gartshore family, 15 High Street Quorn, 1960s  Gartshore family, 15 High Street Quorn, 1960s
The elderly couple in these photographs are George Harry Gartshore and his wife Olive, ...... cont.
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 Alfred Charles Morrison of Quorn - Pioneer of the electric milk float  Alfred Charles Morrison of Quorn - Pioneer of the electric milk float
A fascinating article about Alfred Morrison, a former village resident, who was an ...... cont.
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 Quorn Village Hall – ‘Nurseryrhymia’ Christmas Show 1908  Quorn Village Hall – ‘Nurseryrhymia’ Christmas Show 1908
This poster was found in the parish council archives and is dated 1908. It is not in ...... cont.
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 Mee and Marlow family pictures  Mee and Marlow family pictures
These family photographs were kindly supplied by Valerie Roche who lives in France, but ...... cont.
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 Quorn Hunt at Bradgate Park – Then and now  Quorn Hunt at Bradgate Park – Then and now
The first photograph was taken in about 1896 and was scanned from an old magic lantern ...... cont.
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 Machine shop at M. Wright and Sons, Quorn, early 1920s  Machine shop at M. Wright and Sons, Quorn, early 1920s
In the 1920s the machines were belt driven, feeding off overhead line-shafting. As well ...... cont.
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 Civilian Bobbies on the beat in Quorn  Civilian Bobbies on the beat in Quorn
In this 2003 newspaper article held in the Quorn Parish Council Archives, Councillor Joan ...... cont.
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 Quorn Environmental Award (2000)  Quorn Environmental Award (2000)
Quorndon Parish Council won the Daily Telegraph/Calor Gas National Environmental Village ...... cont.
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 Student life at Soar House, Quorn, in the 1960s  Student life at Soar House, Quorn, in the 1960s
Paul Dilks was a student at Loughborough College of Education from 1966 to 1969 and his ...... cont.
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 Memories of the USA 82nd Airborne in Quorn – Looking back 76 years!  Memories of the USA 82nd Airborne in Quorn – Looking back 76 years!
Mary Totman (nee Webster) and her sister grew up in Quorn in WW2. The family had moved ...... cont.
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 William Fantham, GCR Platelayer, Quorn, killed in WW1  William Fantham, GCR Platelayer, Quorn, killed in WW1
Killed 8th May 1916 in France, aged 22 William George Fantham was the eldest of ...... cont.
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 M. Wright and Sons factory, Quorn, approx 1880  M. Wright and Sons factory, Quorn, approx 1880
Fifteen men standing outside M. Wright and Sons factory in about 1880, possibly a little ...... cont.
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 Woodthorpe and Quorndon Parish Boundary Marker  Woodthorpe and Quorndon Parish Boundary Marker
This boundary marker was originally sited on the A6 Trunk Road to indicate the position ...... cont.
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 Quorn – the best kept village!  Quorn – the best kept village!
Between 1996 and 2004 the village received a number of awards. Quorn Parish Council at ...... cont.
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 Quorn Golden Jubilee Celebrations, May 2002  Quorn Golden Jubilee Celebrations, May 2002
The Quorndon Magazine had reported that for the 4th year running, the sun shone on the ...... cont.
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 Opening of Quorn Football Club new ground, 1960  Opening of Quorn Football Club new ground, 1960
Loughborough Echo, Friday, September 2nd, 1960. QUORN F.C. - NEW GROUND AND ...... cont.
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 Upset in Quorn Urban District Council!  Upset in Quorn Urban District Council!
The Illustrated Leicester Chronicle Saturday 24th April 1926 DESPICABLE ...... cont.
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 Evacuees arrive in Quorn, 1st September 1939  Evacuees arrive in Quorn, 1st September 1939
Leicester Mercury Friday 1st September 1939 How They Came To Leicestershire ...... cont.
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 Manor House Hotel, Quorn  Manor House Hotel, Quorn
The Manor House Hotel on Woodhouse Road opposite the railway station, was built for the ...... cont.
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 Quorndon Parish Council – the best in the country!  Quorndon Parish Council – the best in the country!
This article appeared in the press shortly after Quorndon Parish Council was named ...... cont.
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Total: 50 artefacts returned


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