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History show – Ken Pearce – Unusual happenings 3

We love these tales of unusual goings on in the local area from local historian Ken Pearce. This one includes the tale of a ghost in the hairdressers ! Catch up with more local content here: http://www.Uxbridgefm.co.uk    

History Show – Ken Pearce – A Roman road

Let’s join local Uxbridge historian Ken Pearce for another history talk. The subject of this one is: A Roman road. Catch up with more local content here: http://www.UxbridgeFM.co.uk

History Show – Ken Pearce – Unusual happenings – part 2

It’s another in Ken’s mini series.  Lots of unusual things go on in Uxbridge, and nothing gets past Ken Pearce, even pigeon’s using revolving doors !

Ken Pearce – History Show – Uxbridge in the stage coach era

Local Uxbridge historian joins us for another talk.  This time we jump in our time machine and head back to around 1830, when Uxbridge was a stopping point for stage coaches.    

History show – Ken Pearce – Some unusual happenings

A heart in a butter dish, enormous hail stones, a will from a window and misbehaving bellringers.  All in a day’s work for local historian Ken Pearce, he brings some unusual happenings.    

History Show – Ken Pearce – Uxbridge in the 1930s ( Part 2 )

Well, if you didn’t hear it from the horses mouth, would you believe it ? Back when electricity was first introduced into houses in the 1930s, there were no plug sockets, only lights in the ceiling.  It meant that when hoovers came out, you had to plug them into the light socket! Imagine that now,… Read more »

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 »