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Woburn Index of Pages

The following pages are designed to give a brief history of some aspects of the community. They are certainly not intended to be exhaustive and more work could be done, for example, on the interesting buildings with reference to census returns, electoral registers and name searches for owners and/or occupiers amongst our other archives, or on churches with reference to the parish records. We hope that reading these pages will encourage you to do more research of your own. If you find additional information on any of the pages below or, indeed, information on aspects of the community not covered here, we would love to hear from you and could publish your research here, giving credit, of course, where it is due!


The Parish of Woburn in General|

Woburn Maps|

Links to Other Woburn Websites|

Woburn Before 1086

Prehistoric Woburn|

Romano-British Woburn|

Anglo-Saxon Woburn|

The Middle Ages

Woburn in 1086|

The Manor of Woburn|

Medieval Sudden Death|


Earlier Barons, Earls and Dukes of Bedford|

The Earls of Bedford|

The Dukes of Bedford|

List of Woburn People About 1800|

Woburn Rates Book| 1802 - 1828 (separate website)


Murder in Woburn|

Queen Elizabeth I in Woburn|

Woburn During the English Civil War|

Woburn Fires|


Woburn Fire Stations|

Woburn Poor Law Union|

Woburn Union Workhouse|

Woburn Gas Light and Coke Company|

Woburn Petty Sessional Division|

Woburn Rural District Council|

The Church

The Cistercian Abbey of Woburn|

Birchmoor Church|

Old Saint Mary's Church, Woburn|

A Dispute Regarding Old Saint Mary's 1846|

New Saint Mary's Church, Woburn|

List of Woburn Perpetual Curates and Vicars|

Woburn Vicarages|


The Society of Friends in Woburn|

Sarah Baker, a Woburn Quaker|

Particular Baptists in Woburn|

Congregationalists in Woburn|

Wesleyan Methodists in Woburn|


Early Education in Woburn|

The Statutes for the Schools at Woborne 1582|

19th Century Education in Woburn|

Woburn Boys' Council School in 1904|

Woburn Girls' and Infants' Council Schools in 1904|

20th Century Education in Woburn|

Sources for Education in Woburn|

Interesting Buildings

Job's Farm, Woburn|

Utcoate Grange, Woburn|

Bedford Estates Cottages - An Introduction

The Reasons for Building the Bedford Estate Cottages|

A Commentary on the Bedford Estate Cottages|

Types of Bedford Estate Cottages|

Bedford Street

2 Bedford Street, Woburn|

4 Bedford Street, Woburn|

5 Bedford Street, Woburn|

6 Bedford Street, Woburn|

7 Bedford Street, Woburn|

8 and 9 Bedford Street, Woburn|

10 Bedford Street, Woburn|

11 Bedford Street, Woburn|

12 Bedford Street, Woburn|

13 Bedford Street, Woburn|

14 and 15 Bedford Street, Woburn|

16 Bedford Street, Woburn|

17 Bedford Street, Woburn|

19 and 20 Bedford Street, Woburn|

22 Bedford Street, Woburn|

Staunton House, Woburn|

34 and 35 Bedford Street, Woburn|

47 Bedford Street, Woburn|

Bedford Estates Cottages in Bedford Street|


Birchmoor Farm|

Bedford Estates Cottages at Birchmoor Green|

Crawley Road

2 Crawley Road, Woburn|

Bedford Estates Cottages in Crawley Road|

George Street

5 George Street, Woburn|

6 and 8 George Street, Woburn|

The Chestnuts - 7 George Street, Woburn|

10 and 12 George Street, Woburn|

11 George Street, Woburn|

13 George Street, Woburn|

14 George Street, Woburn|

Crowholt, Woburn|

16 to 20 George Street, Woburn|

22 George Street, Woburn|

34 to 38 George Street, Woburn|

42 and 44 George Street, Woburn|

Leighton Street

1 Leighton Street, Woburn|

4 Leighton Street, Woburn|

4a Leighton Street, Woburn|

8 and 8a Leighton Street Woburn|

Claremont - 36 Leighton Street, Woburn|

Leighton House, Woburn|

The Old Police House, Woburn|

Maryland, Woburn|

The Round House, Woburn|

Bedford Estates Cottages in Leighton Street|

London End

Bedford Estates Cottages in London End|

London Road

Ivy Lodge, Woburn|

Speedwell Farm, Woburn|

Bedford Estates Cottages in London Road|

Market Place

1 to 3 Market Place, Woburn|

4 to 7 Market Place, Woburn|

8 to 10 Market Place, Woburn|

11 Market Place, Woburn|

12 Market Place, Woburn|

13 and 14 Market Place, Woburn|

15 Market Place, Woburn|

16 Market Place, Woburn|

17 and 18 Market Place, Woburn|

19 Market Place, Woburn|

The Town Hall, Woburn|

20 Market Place, Woburn|

21 Market Place, Woburn|

22 and 23 Market Place, Woburn|

Newport Road

Bedford Estates Cottages in Newport Road|

Park Street

Lion Lodge, Woburn|

Timber Lane

Bedford Estates Cottages in Timber Lane|

Woburn Park

Woburn Park|

Woburn Abbey|

Park Farm, Woburn|

Park Farm Watermill, Woburn|

Paris House, Potsgrove|

Licensed Premises

Long's Hotel, Woburn|

Le Belles, Woburn|

The Bell Inn, Woburn|

The Bell Public House and Hotel, Woburn|

The Birch at Woburn|

The Black Horse Public House, Woburn|

The Black Lion Inn, Woburn|

The Blackbirds Public House, Woburn|

The Coach and Horses Public House, Woburn|

The Cock Inn, Woburn|

The Crooked Billet Public House, Woburn|

The Cross Keys Inn, Woburn|

The Crown Inn, Woburn|

The Dolphin Inn, Woburn|

The Falcon Inn, Woburn|

The Goat Inn, Woburn|

The Golden Ball Inn, Woburn|

The Greyhound Public House, Woburn|

The Horseshoe Inn, Woburn|

The Inn at Woburn|

The King's Head Public House, Woburn|

The Leather Bottle Public House, Woburn|

The Plough and Wheatsheaf Public House, Woburn|

The Queen's Head Public House, Woburn|

The Ram Inn, Woburn|

The Red Lion Inn, Woburn|

The Robin Hood and Little John Public House, Woburn|

The Rose and Crown Public House, Woburn|

The Royal Oak Public House, Woburn|

The Saracen's Head Inn, Woburn|

The Shoulder of Mutton Public House, Woburn|

The Sun Public House, Woburn |

The Swan Inn, Woburn|

The Tavern, Woburn|

The Three Pots Public House, Woburn|

The Wheatsheaf Inn, Woburn|

The White Bear Public House, Chapel Street, Woburn|

The White Bear Public House, Market Place, Woburn|

The White Hart Inn, Bedford Street, Woburn|

The White Hart Inn, Market Place, Woburn|

The White Hart Beerhouse, Woburn|

The White Horse Inn, Woburn|

The White Horse Public House, Woburn|

The White Lion Inn, Bedford Street, Woburn|

The White Lion Inn, Market Place, Woburn|

The White Lion Inn, Park Street, Woburn|

The Windmill Inn, Woburn|

The Wrestlers Inn, Woburn|