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Our 50 most recently submitted museum artefacts are listed below:

 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. The magazine was ...... 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. The magazine was ...... 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. The magazine was ...... 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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 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  Edwin and Sarah Gartshore, Quorn
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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Total: 50 artefacts returned


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