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Quorn Features and Articles

A number of articles have been written specifically for this museum website. Others have been donated by villagers or have been transcribed from historical accounts. All features and articles are detailed below.

Note that in some cases the document formatting relates to a printable version, so some pages may appear transposed.


 Burton's newsagents, 1936, 25 High Street, Quorn  Burton's newsagents, 1936, 25 High Street, Quorn
This article about Burton's newsagents on High Street, appeared in the Quorndon Magazine ...... cont.
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 Quorn Soldiers who died in WW1  Quorn Soldiers who died in WW1
2014 marks one hundred years since the start of the First World War. Quorn lost 79 of its ...... cont.
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 The Children of the Village Hall  The Children of the Village Hall
On the 29th June 1889 four children laid memorial foundation stones at the Village Hall. ...... cont.
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 Evacuated to Quorn during WW2 – one boy’s story  Evacuated to Quorn during WW2 – one boy’s story
Barry Bradley from London got in touch with Quorn On-line Museum early in 2012. He was ...... cont.
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 Quorn's Fetes and Fairs, 1960s and 1970s - a photo album  Quorn's Fetes and Fairs, 1960s and 1970s - a photo album
Jack and Phyllis Field were very well known in the village and involved in many aspects ...... cont.
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 The Banks Cottages, High Street, Quorn  The Banks Cottages, High Street, Quorn
This article about the Banks Cottages on High Street,appeared in the Quorndon Magazine in ...... cont.
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 A Brief History of the Great Central Railway at Quorn  A Brief History of the Great Central Railway at Quorn
The photograph below was taken on Quorn Station in 1959. The engine standing in the ...... cont.
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 Memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School, 1958 to 1964  Memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School, 1958 to 1964
These memories of St Bartholomew’s Primary School were kindly written for the museum by ...... cont.
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 The sad story of George and Emma Cummins, Quorn 1898  The sad story of George and Emma Cummins, Quorn 1898
The information for this story was provided by Andrew Cummins from Suffolk. His great ...... cont.
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 Hubert Woodward Looks Back  Hubert Woodward Looks Back
Leicester Graphic 1973 This fascinating article appeared in the Leicester Graphic ...... cont.
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