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Quorn Clubs, Societies and Sport

This category encompasses many different village groups, some of which are still thriving such as the Scouts and Guides and the British Legion. Others such as the Temperance Association and the Blooming Rose Lodge of Oddfellows are long gone. Although the sporting clubs, societies and the Quorn Hunt figure prominently, the charities are particularly interesting as they are in the main ancient organisations, such as the Townlands Charity (a major landowner in past times), with a history going back hundreds of years.


 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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 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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 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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 Quorn Scouts in WW1  Quorn Scouts in WW1
The first Scout troop in Quorn is recorded in 1912, just two years before WW1 started. ...... cont.
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 Quorn Brownies, early/mid 1960s  Quorn Brownies, early/mid 1960s
Quorn Brownies in the early/mid 1960. Can anyone provide any more names? Names: 5- ...... cont.
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 Quorn Brownies and Guides, late 1950s  Quorn Brownies and Guides, late 1950s
As detailed in cont.
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 Daphne Oxenford with Quorn Brownies, 1958  Daphne Oxenford with Quorn Brownies, 1958
Many people will remember Daphne Oxenford as a well known presenter of ‘Listen with ...... cont.
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 Church Room fundraising fete, June 1929  Church Room fundraising fete, June 1929
In 1922 a committee was formed to raise funds for the building of a Church Room. Several ...... cont.
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 Quorn Church Rooms, 1979 golden jubilee order of service  Quorn Church Rooms, 1979 golden jubilee order of service
In September 1979 the golden jubilee of Quorn Church Rooms was celebrated with a week of ...... cont.
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 Quorn Church Rooms, 1979 golden jubilee programme  Quorn Church Rooms, 1979 golden jubilee programme
In 1979 Quorn Church Rooms celebrated its golden jubilee, having served the village for ...... cont.
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 Quorn Church Room Programme of Events 1938/39  Quorn Church Room Programme of Events 1938/39
Quorn Church Room opened in 1929 and provided a much needed focal point for church and ...... cont.
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 Cycle racing on Quorn Green!  Cycle racing on Quorn Green!
Before it became a car park, Quorn Green in the centre of the village, on Station Road ...... cont.
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 Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?  Quorn ladies outing, 1950s?
Little is known about this photograph, other than it is Quorn ladies group enjoying an ...... cont.
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 Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910  Quorn Cricket Club, 2nd XI, 1910
The names that accompanied the photograph are given below. Left to right: Back row: W ...... cont.
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 Quorn United Cricket Club – about 1900  Quorn United Cricket Club – about 1900
This rare picture of Quorn United Cricket Club was taken in about 1900. Back row: Far ...... cont.
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 Quorn United S. S. Football Club 1922/23  Quorn United S. S. Football Club 1922/23
Taken in 1923, this extremely clear photograph shows Quorn United Sunday School Football ...... cont.
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 Quorn Scout Gang Show programme, 1963  Quorn Scout Gang Show programme, 1963
Below is a Quorn Scout Gang Show programme from 1963. Remember that if you want to ...... cont.
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 Letter from HMS Quorn, 1941  Letter from HMS Quorn, 1941
During WW2, early in 1941, young Betty Morley from the Quorn Hunt Pony Club wrote to the ...... cont.
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 Letter from HMS Quorn during WW2  Letter from HMS Quorn during WW2
During WW2 Quorn Hunt Pony Club sent gifts and letters to the crew of HMS Quorn. The ...... cont.
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 Quorn Hunt Pony Club letter, 1942  Quorn Hunt Pony Club letter, 1942
Quorn Hunt Pony Club was started in 1929 by Betty Morley and her sister Angela, and it ...... cont.
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 St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58  St Barts Primary School football team, 1957-58
St Bartholomew’s Primary School under 11s football team, 1957-58 – Cup and league ...... cont.
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 Football – Quorn match win! 1952  Football – Quorn match win! 1952
Loughborough Monitor, Friday 17th October 1952 Quorn Recover From Shock Quorn 2, ...... cont.
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 Tom Gartshore from Quorn – Fishing advice, 1952  Tom Gartshore from Quorn – Fishing advice, 1952
Loughborough Monitor, Friday 17th October 1952 They only catch ‘tiddlers’ today - ...... cont.
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 Soar Valley News, April 1977  Soar Valley News, April 1977
The Soar Valley News was a four page, black and white community newspaper/newsletter type ...... cont.
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 Leicester City Football Club at Quorn – well nearly!  Leicester City Football Club at Quorn – well nearly!
Leicester City Football Club were formed in 1884 and were initially known as Leicester ...... cont.
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Total: 284 artefacts returned over 12 pages


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