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History Show – Ken Pearce – Emily’s Diary (2)

Local historian Ken Pearce takes a look at a diary of a local girl from the 1850s.  Was there a secret romance in the air ?

History Show – Ken Pearce – Uxbridge in the 1930s

Local historian Ken Pearce looks back at Uxbridge in the 1930s.  Did you know, there were 3 stations !

History Show – Ken Pearce – Tunnel beneath Windsor Street

Local Uxbridge legend says there’s a tunnel beneath the road in Windsor Street, linking St. Margaret’s Church and The Queen’s Head pub.  It’s said it was used as an escape route for priests, back in Henry VIII’s times. What do you think, is there a tunnel ? Local historian Ken Pearce looks back through the… Read more »

History Show – Ken Pearce – History of Uxbridge FC

Join local historian Ken Peare as he looks back at the history of Uxbridge Football Club.      

History Show – Ken Pearce – Origins of Uxbridge

In this video, local historian Ken Pearce takes us right back to the start of Uxbridge as a town.  We find out how Uxbridge started.

History Show – Ken Pearce – A diary from 1853

Local historian Ken Pearce is back with another slice of local history.  In this talk, Ken goes back to 1853 with some extracts from the diary of a local lady.  Apparently it was much colder back then!  

History Show – Ken Pearce – 2 local royal connections

Local historian Ken Pearce talks about 2 local royal connections

History Show – Ken Pearce – Trouble at the market

Ken Pearce, local historian and Chairman of the Uxbridge local history society brings us another talk.  We’re going back to the 1600’s where local trades people were not happy about the rules being imposed in Uxbridge market.  

History Show – Ken Pearce – Aviator Reginald Brie

Local historian Ken Pearce has another story for us. This one goes back to WW1 and a local avaitor Reginald Brie.  Reginald lived in The Greenway in Uxbridge and went on to fly an Autogyro – the precursor to the helicopter.  He even landed one in Bishopshalt School.