Beaconsfield Now Quiz - 2019 - Questions

Test your knowledge of Beaconsfield!

Mike Grace

All the answers begin with the letter shown.

Where is the former Lock-Up in Beaconsfield?

A:

Who wrote ‘The Enchanted Village’ (inspired by Bekonscot)?

B:

 Where is a pond in Beaconsfield where ducks live?

C:

Who took our name but didn’t live here?

D:

Where can you find a coal mine in Beaconsfield?

E:

Who was the one-time resident American poet (who could kill tender plants!)?

F:

What was Chesterton’s first name?

G:

Where can you find a canal in Beaconsfield (but no narrow boats)?

H:

What was the original name of Beechwood Road?

I:

Which saint in Beaconsfield helped you get better when you were ill?

J:

What was the Miller & Carter Steakhouse once known as?

K:

What road was originally called High Street?

L:

What re-opened on a Tuesday in 1982?

M:

What does NFTS stand for?

N:

Where is Boules/Petanque played as encouraged by the Twinning Association?

O:

What factory did Sainsbury’s replace in Maxwell Road?

P:

Who meet at Jordans?

Q:

What opened on 2nd April 1906?

R:

Where is it reputed that Richard the Lion Heart stayed returning from the crusades

S:

Where was the Beaconsfield police office located?

T:

Who was the author who died in 1976?

U:

Where did the Roman road passing near Beaconsfield from Silchester go to?

V:

What did Edmund Burke provide in 1769 to help the poor with their daily grind?

W:

What did the main roundabout at the centre of the four Ends replace?

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

What type of trees line the path to the south door of St Mary’s Church?

Y:

Where can you find elephants in Beaconsfield?

Z:                                                            Obvious really!

 

 

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