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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.    

History Show – Ken Pearce – Queen Elizabeth I comes to Harefield

Local historian and Chairman of the Uxbridge local history society, Ken Pearce brings us another story from the past.  This one goes back to the 1600s when Queen Elizabeth I visited Harefield Place.

History Show – John Randall – Memories of Randalls department store

John Randall joins us to chat about his memories of running the independent family-run department store in Uxbridge – Randalls. Let us know if you have any memories of shopping at Randalls. The shop was also used for filming a number of times.  

History Show – Ken Pearce – Lords, monks and bishops – part 3

Ken Pearce is back with the final installment of the gripping story. In case you missed the earlier parts, they are here: History Show – Ken Pearce – Lords, Monks and Bishops (Part1) History Show – Ken Pearce – Lords, Monks & Bishops part 2  

History Show – Ken Pearce – Kathleen Lovibond

Local historian Ken Pearce tells the story of Uxbridge resident Kathleen Lovibond who ended up receiving a CBE.  

History Show – Ken Pearce – Lords, Monks & Bishops part 2

Ken Pearce continues the story of Lords, Monks and Bishops, if you missed part 1, its here: History Show – Ken Pearce – Lords, Monks and Bishops (Part1)

History Show – Ken Pearce – Rhymes in the street and playground

Do you remember any songs or rhymes from your childhood. See if local historian Ken Pearce can jog your memory.

History Show – Ken Pearce – ‘A first for Uxbridge’

A funny story from Ken Pearce – local historian, about Uxbridge being first in the UK….but for what? Don’t miss the potential pub quiz question at the end !

History Show – Ken Pearce – Lords, Monks and Bishops (Part1)

Ken Pearce is back with another story from history.  This time looking at Bishopshalt School and some Lords,monks and bishops.