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Quorn Local Memories

The museum team are extremely grateful for recollections and memories from local people. They are not only very interesting for people today and provide a wonderful glimpse of Quorn in previous years - but perhaps most importantly, they preserve a record of life in Quorn for future generations.


 Phyllis Field (nee Broom), 1917 - 2007  Phyllis Field (nee Broom), 1917 - 2007
Phyllis Broom was born at what is now 37 Farnham Street in Quorn and lived in the village ...... cont.
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 William Henry Norman (PC Billy Norman) 1889 to 1958  William Henry Norman (PC Billy Norman) 1889 to 1958
William Henry (Billy) Norman was born on 29th March 1889 in Oadby. After distinguished ...... cont.
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 PC Billy Norman – served in Quorn 1930 to 1944  PC Billy Norman – served in Quorn 1930 to 1944
In the 1980s and 1990s Harry Limbert, who lived in Quorn talked to a lot of the older ...... cont.
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 Schooldays at Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary, 1957 to 1961  Schooldays at Quorn St Bartholomew’s Primary, 1957 to 1961
John Tweedie and his twin brother Jim were at St Barts Primary during the school years ...... cont.
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 Memories of life in Quorn, by Arthur Long  Memories of life in Quorn, by Arthur Long
Tom Long’s name is known by most people in Quorn because of Tom Long’s Meadow, which lies ...... cont.
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 Lloyd Eric Tomlyn, 1928 to 2016 – Memories of Quorn  Lloyd Eric Tomlyn, 1928 to 2016 – Memories of Quorn
Lloyd Eric Tomlyn was born in Mountsorrel in 1928, the son of Eric Dudley Ernest Tomlyn ...... cont.
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 Tommy Allen 1911 to 1996  Tommy Allen 1911 to 1996
Thomas William Allen was born on 30th April 1911 at 46 Meeting Street and lived in Quorn ...... cont.
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 65 Loughborough Road, Quorn  65 Loughborough Road, Quorn
Occupants of 65 Loughborough Road For many years 65 Loughborough Road marked the ...... cont.
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 Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985  Vena Grain, 1895 to 1989. Oral history interview from 1985
Vena Grain was born in Leicester on 21st February 1895, and the family moved to Quorn in ...... cont.
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 Pillings Lock, Quorn  Pillings Lock, Quorn
Pillings Lock is in the Parish of Quorn, to the north-east of the village itself, and is ...... cont.
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Total: 16 artefacts returned over 2 pages


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