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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.


 Quorn Brook/Buddon Brook/River Lin - what’s in a name?  Quorn Brook/Buddon Brook/River Lin - what’s in a name?
The brook that flows from the Quorn parish boundary at Swithland Reservoir and passes ...... cont.
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 Quorn D-Day 80th Commemoration - 2024  Quorn D-Day 80th Commemoration - 2024
In 2023 Quorn Local History Group created a project fund to assist groups or individuals ...... cont.
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 Buddon Wood – Quorn’s lost jewel  Buddon Wood – Quorn’s lost jewel
Buddon Wood once covered ¾ of a square mile, but due to quarrying, it is now reduced to a ...... cont.
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 Iron Age and Roman evidence in Quorn  Iron Age and Roman evidence in Quorn
During the summer of 2023, archaeologists excavated an area near the end of Flesh Hovel ...... cont.
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 Stafford Orchard Park, Quorn - Over 100 years as a recreation ground  Stafford Orchard Park, Quorn - Over 100 years as a recreation ground
The Stafford Orchard is often described as Quorn’s ‘Jewel in the Crown’. Its origins are ...... cont.
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 The History of 94 Meeting Street, Quorn  The History of 94 Meeting Street, Quorn
The story of a house in Quorn over 200 years. Sue Griffiths tells us about how her house, ...... cont.
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 Louie Burrows, 1888 to 1962  Louie Burrows, 1888 to 1962
Louie Burrows is featured on the Quorn Old School Heritage Board and many people know ...... cont.
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 23 Chaveney Road, Quorn – The history of a house  23 Chaveney Road, Quorn – The history of a house
This article entitled ‘The House Detective!’ was written by Sue Templeman and appeared in ...... cont.
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 Evacuated to Quorn 1941  Evacuated to Quorn 1941
In 1941, five year old Jackie Lee (then known as Bessie Pearce) and her sister Heather ...... 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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Total: 52 artefacts returned over 6 pages


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