*This interview was recorded prior to the coronavirus restrictions*
Dr Peacock is a well known speaker on the history of Newbury and its environs. Formerly a teacher of politics and history at Padworth College, Dr Peacock also gives evening classes on local history at Newbury College and Reading University. He is very familiar to readers of the Newbury Weekly News through his numerous local history articles.
In this interview, the focus is on the true story of Jack O’ Newbury.