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Our 50 most recently submitted museum artefacts are listed below:

 Kelly's Directory 1899 – Quorndon entries  Kelly's Directory 1899 – Quorndon entries
Directories are a valuable source of information for both the local and family historian. ...... cont.
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 Kellys Directory 1895 – Quorndon entries  Kellys Directory 1895 – Quorndon entries
Directories are a valuable source of information for both the local and family historian. ...... cont.
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 Quorn Primitive Methodist Chapel, Meeting Street – Then and now  Quorn Primitive Methodist Chapel, Meeting Street – Then and now
Nationally the Primitive Methodists broke away from the Wesleyan Methodists in about ...... cont.
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 Stone laying, new Wesleyan Chapel, Quorn, 1907  Stone laying, new Wesleyan Chapel, Quorn, 1907
Melton Mowbray Mercury and Oakham and Uppingham News Thursday 4th April 1907 NEW ...... cont.
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 A fete on Stafford Orchard, 1950s  A fete on Stafford Orchard, 1950s
Three ladies enjoying the sunshine at a fete on Stafford Orchard. The one in the middle ...... cont.
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 Quorn St Bart’s Primary School football shirt, 1960s  Quorn St Bart’s Primary School football shirt, 1960s
This football shirt belonged to Christian Pyne in the 1960s who played in the school team ...... cont.
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 Quorn Emmanuel Football Club 1908/09  Quorn Emmanuel Football Club 1908/09
The first mention of Quorn Emmanuel Football Club can be found in 1902. It played in the ...... cont.
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 Quorn Old People's Fellowship outing, 1959  Quorn Old People's Fellowship outing, 1959
Trentham Gardens in Staffordshire was a favourite destination for Quorn Old People's ...... cont.
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 High Street, Quorn in 1952  High Street, Quorn in 1952
This sketch appeared in the Loughborough Echo in 1952 and shows cottages which stood next ...... cont.
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 Gambles building firm, 1950s  Gambles building firm, 1950s
Brothers Ron and Aubrey Gamble ran a building firm in Quorn, G Gamble and Sons, which was ...... cont.
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 Quorn National School, approx 1892  Quorn National School, approx 1892
Loughborough Echo Friday 28th November 1952 Are You On This Picture? Quorn Mixed – ...... cont.
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 Quorn National School 1900  Quorn National School 1900
Loughborough Echo Friday 19 December 1952 QUORN NATIONAL SCHOOL 1900 The above ...... cont.
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 Quorn Methodist Sunday School 1942/43  Quorn Methodist Sunday School 1942/43
Two photographs of Quorn Methodist Sunday School taken outside the old Methodist Chapel ...... cont.
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 Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, early 1920s  Thomas Rawlins Grammar School, early 1920s
Little is known about this photograph of Thomas Rawlins Grammar School that was probably ...... cont.
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 Louie Burrows, 1888 to 1962  Louie Burrows, 1888 to 1962
Louie Burrows is featured on the Quorn Old School Heritage Board and many people know ...... cont.
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 23 Chaveney Road, Quorn – The history of a house  23 Chaveney Road, Quorn – The history of a house
This article entitled ‘The House Detective!’ was written by Sue Templeman and appeared in ...... cont.
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 Quorn folk, Church Rooms, 1940s  Quorn folk, Church Rooms, 1940s
Very little is known about this photograph of Quorn folk, taken outside the Church Rooms, ...... cont.
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 Westfield Farm, Woodhouse Road – Then and now  Westfield Farm, Woodhouse Road – Then and now
A view looking up Woodhouse Road towards the Farley Way crossroads. The older ...... cont.
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 Miss Sawdon’s retirement as headmistress, The Quornian, 1971  Miss Sawdon’s retirement as headmistress, The Quornian, 1971
Miss Marjorie Elizabeth Sawdon was the head of Rawlins from 1948 to 1970. She died in ...... cont.
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 Quorn Primary School Football Team, spring 1967  Quorn Primary School Football Team, spring 1967
Taken at St Bartholomew’s School when it was at the old School Lane premises. ...... cont.
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 Commonwealth Youth Enterprise Conference 1977 - Quorn visitors  Commonwealth Youth Enterprise Conference 1977 - Quorn visitors
Between the 13th and 27th July 1977 Quorn hosted 20 young Commonwealth youth delegates as ...... cont.
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 Adnett’s grocery shop, High Street, Quorn  Adnett’s grocery shop, High Street, Quorn
Ernest and Joan Adnett ran a grocery shop in Quorn, at what is now (2022) Ferrari’s ...... cont.
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 Soar Road, Quorn, about 1910  Soar Road, Quorn, about 1910
A postcard of Soar Road showing children playing in and around the River Soar in about ...... cont.
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 Rex Bloore, Quorn – business card  Rex Bloore, Quorn – business card
Rex Bloore was well known Quorn businessman in the 1960s and 1970s. His main business was ...... cont.
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 Evacuated to Quorn 1941  Evacuated to Quorn 1941
In 1941, five year old Jackie Lee (then known as Bessie Pearce) and her sister Heather ...... cont.
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 Sad death of the Quorn Parish Clerk – 1852  Sad death of the Quorn Parish Clerk – 1852
Nottingham Review and General Advertiser for the Midland Counties Friday 26th November ...... cont.
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 Aylward and Son, electrical shop, High Street, Quorn  Aylward and Son, electrical shop, High Street, Quorn
Frederick and Elizabeth Aylward moved to Quorn in about 1935. They lived on Loughborough ...... cont.
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 Wilders/Stevenson/Kerslake photographs  Wilders/Stevenson/Kerslake photographs
The Wilders family came to Quorn from Walton on the Wolds and the first written record of ...... cont.
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 St Bartholomew’s Church Extension, 1995  St Bartholomew’s Church Extension, 1995
An extension to provide more facilities for St Bartholomew’s Church had been needed for a ...... cont.
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 The Sequestration Papers of Edward Farnham of Quorndon  The Sequestration Papers of Edward Farnham of Quorndon
The Civil Wars between 1642 and 1651, saw armies loyal to King Charles I and Parliament ...... cont.
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 Quorn Church Fire, 24th October 1965  Quorn Church Fire, 24th October 1965
St Bartholomew's Parish Church suffered a severe fire in October 1965. It started in the ...... cont.
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 Thomas Delarue from Quorn, 1791 to 1878  Thomas Delarue from Quorn, 1791 to 1878
Behind so many names in old Quorn records lay stories that have been lost in the passage ...... cont.
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 German magazine, Quorn POW Camp, edition 1, early August 1947  German magazine, Quorn POW Camp, edition 1, early August 1947
During 2021 three magazines turned up on a flea market stall in Germany which were ...... cont.
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 German magazine, Quorn POW Camp, edition 2, late August 1947  German magazine, Quorn POW Camp, edition 2, late August 1947
During 2021 three magazines turned up on a flea market stall in Germany which were ...... cont.
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 German magazine, Quorn POW Camp, edition 3, early September 1947  German magazine, Quorn POW Camp, edition 3, early September 1947
During 2021 three magazines turned up on a flea market stall in Germany which were ...... cont.
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 22 High Street, Quorn - discovery behind a wall!  22 High Street, Quorn - discovery behind a wall!
In September 2021, local optometrist Mohammed Bhojani was having some alterations ...... cont.
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 Quorn Guides in the Canadian press! 2011  Quorn Guides in the Canadian press! 2011
The museum team do not usually include items this recent, but this one was too good not ...... cont.
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 The Harper family of Buddon Wood House  The Harper family of Buddon Wood House
John and Harriett Harper married in 1888 and in the early 1900s the couple and their ...... cont.
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 Bull in the Hollow/Needless Inn  Bull in the Hollow/Needless Inn
The Bull in the Hollow is a well-known landmark, standing as it does on the main road ...... cont.
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 Quorn, Hunt Class railway engine  Quorn, Hunt Class railway engine
Over the years Quorn has given its name to many products; from ships to custard and ...... cont.
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 Thomas Rawlins Grammar School badge, about 1920  Thomas Rawlins Grammar School badge, about 1920
This enameled school badge shows the original crest of Thomas Rawlins Grammar School. ...... cont.
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 The wedding of Lucy Gartshore and Walter Eli Sutton, 1920  The wedding of Lucy Gartshore and Walter Eli Sutton, 1920
On 22nd May 1920, Lucy Gartshore married Walter Eli Sutton. Lucy lived at what is now 88 ...... cont.
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 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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Total: 50 artefacts returned


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