Beaconsfield Now! Quiz - 2019 - the Answers

How much did you know?

Mike Grace

And now the answers…….

A:  Aylesbury End. Currently occupied by Nigel Briggs & Co.

B:  Blyton, Enid Blyton, children’s author.

C:  Candlemas Pond, in Station Road..

D:  Disraeli, Benjamin Disraeli, Lord Beaconsfield, lived at Hughenden.

 E:  Evenlode, in Bekonscot.

 F:   Frost, Robert Frost, lived in Reynolds Road.

 G:  Gilbert,   Gilbert Keith Chesterton, lived at Top Meadow in Grove Road.

 H:  Hall Barn, the ornamental lake.

 I:   Ireby Crescent.

 J:  Joseph, St Joseph’s Hospital in Candlemas Lane.

 K:  King’s Head, until recently The Harvester

 L:  London End.

 M: Market, the Tuesday Market, originally granted by the 1255 Charter.

N:  National Film and Television School

O:  Oval,  near Beaconsfield Tennis Club.

P:   Perkin Elmer, an American instrument maker.

Q:  Quakers, The Society of Friends.

R:  Railway, The Great Western and Great Central Joint Railway.

S:   Saracen’s Head.

T:   Town Hall.

U:  Uttley, Alison Uttley, author of Little Grey Rabbit books.

V:  Verulanium, modern day St Albans.

W:  Windmill, located in the grounds of Gregories

X:   X roads. (Well you think of better question for X!).

Y:  Yew trees, traditionally planted near churches

Z:   Zoo, well model ones in Bekonscot.

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