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 The Tar Tub  The Tar Tub
The Tar Tub was a familiar sight in Quorn. Tar was loaded into the tub at the Gas Works ...... cont.
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 John Sanders and daughter  John Sanders and daughter
John Sanders (senior) was born in 1838. He excelled in the making of hand-carved oak ...... cont.
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 The Quorndon Co-operative Society. c1910  The Quorndon Co-operative Society. c1910
The shop was built on Station Road in 1862 on the site of the Blue Ball Inn. The society ...... cont.
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 Billy Lovett  Billy Lovett
Billy Lovett, the rag and bone man, with his donkey and cart outside Joe Bates' ...... cont.
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 Cottages next to the White Horse, Quorn  Cottages next to the White Horse, Quorn
These shops were demolished in the 1960s to widen the entrance and extend the car park. ...... cont.
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 Post Office  Post Office
The Post Office was North's at the end of the c19th and his business included selling ...... cont.
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 The Cross c1920s  The Cross c1920s
A good range of shops in business. The building to the right of the Royal Opera House ...... cont.
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 Post Office in Quorn Cross c1940s  Post Office in Quorn Cross c1940s
This building has been in use as a shop in one form or another for many decades. It is ...... cont.
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 Wright's Mill used as library  Wright's Mill used as library
Inside of Wright's when used as the library prior to the move to Rawlins.
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 Wrights's Commanders Carnival Band  Wrights's Commanders Carnival Band
Photographed outside the Bowls Club in 1937. It is believed that the band started in ...... cont.
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Total: 324 artefacts returned over 33 pages


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