An A-Z of Ealing Set To Be Published

New book by Andy Bull provides a fully illustrated historical insight

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A new guide to the places, people and history is set to be published.

Freelance writer and former journalist Andy Bull has written the A-Z of Ealing.

Ealing is best known as the ‘Queen of the Suburbs’, but Andy aims to demonstrate there is far more to its rich history than that.

In the Middle Ages Ealing’s market gardens supplied much of London’s produce, and in later centuries it has played an often colourful part in history, being home to the royal mistresses of Edward III, George IV and Queen Victoria’s father, the Duke of Kent; and of Spencer Perceval, the only British prime minister to be assassinated.

A–Z of Ealing reveals the history behind Ealing, its streets and buildings, industries and the people connected with the borough. Alongside the famous historical connections are unusual characters, tucked-away places and unique events that are less well-known. Readers will discover tales of the
notorious highwayman Sixteen String Jack, Ealing’s connection with the British music scene in the 1960s and Acton’s history as a spa resort, among many other facts in this A–Z tour of Ealing’s history.

It is fully illustrated and will appeal to all those with an interest in this historic area.

Andy Bull worked previously as a journalist and editor on newspapers and magazines and other media. He has written several books on local history, mountain biking, travel and journalism and other topics.

A–Z of Ealing is published by Amberley Publishing and is available in Kindle, Kobo and iBook formats.

Click here to pre-order your copy.

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March 24, 2022

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