The Woburn Sands section of Macdonalds Trade Directory of 1939:

(Including Aspley Guise, Aspley Heath, Eversholt, Husborne Crawley; Ridgmont, Tingrith, Woburn, & co.)

Early closing – Wednesday.

Auctioneers and Surveyors
W. A. Foll, Station Road

F. Ashby, Aspley Road
C. A. Barnwell, Pine Grove Bakery, Aspley Guise; also corn and flour merchant
Dove & Son, High Street, Husborne Crawley
K. Lilley, Bedford Street, Woburn
H. B. Partridge, The Square
A. Smith, Church End, Eversholt
W. Watson, Aspley Guise

Barclays Bank, Ltd., Market Square, Woburn
Westminster Bank, Ltd., High Street

R. Attack, High Street, Ridgmont
W. Payne

Booksellers and Stationers
Fisher & Sons, High Street, Woburn; Post Office; also fancy goods. Phone Woburn, 201
A. J. Holmes
Smith & Son, Ltd., 67 High Street

Boot and Shoe Makers
J. Gardner, Aspley Road
H. Goodman, London Road, Woburn
T. Hallworth, High Street
T. Ireland, Rads End, Eversholt
L. Jones, High Street, Woburn
W. Jones, Ridgmout
F. Maynard, The Square, Aspley Guise
C. Wagstaff, High Street; footwear specialist
W. H. White, 33 High Street, Ridgmont

An impressive array of shops on the eastern side of Woburn Sands High Street

Brick and Tile Makers
Dudley & Son, Station Road
Eastwoods, Ltd., Woburn Sands

T. Day, Aspley Guise
W. Harris, Whits End, Eversholt
C. Hutton, & Co., Ltd., 61 High Street and Hardwick Place; contractors to the Air Ministry. Phone Woburn Sands, 35
William Kent, Aspley Hill
Murrer & Sons, Aspley Guise
C. Sinfield & Sons, Aspley Guise

Barker & Son, High Street, Woburn
J. B. Barnwell, Aspley Guise
Sidney Crawley, High Street
F. Denton, 11 Bedford Road, Aspley Guise
Eastmans, Ltd., High Street
H. James, High Street, Ridgmont
A. Harris, Brook End, Eversholt
J. W. Pratt, Aspley Hill

C. Herbert, Bedford Street, Woburn

Chemists and Pharmacists
E. F Bathurst, High Street

Coal Merchants
W. H. Bliss, The Station Yard, L. and N.-W. Railway Station
Francis & Son, Husborne Crawley
C. Franklin, Station Road
T. Tompkins, Market Square, Woburn

A. Champkin, High Street, Woburn
A. H. Kingham, Station Road
J. W. Mitchelmore, High Street
Richardson, Mrs, The Square
A. Tull, Mrs, Woburn Road
Whitbread, Mrs, Station Road

Baker’s Dairy, Station road
W. Chandler, Aspley Guise
W. G. Cooper, Theydon Avenue
Fryer Bros., Aspley Guise
A. Showler, 13 Bedford Street, Woburn
C. S. Whitmee, Wood Street
H. Young, Aspley Guise

John Gilbey, 12 High Street, Woburn
H. Hooper, High Street
J. Pacey, Ridgmont
E. C. Stockton, High Street

Mann, Misses, Bedford Street, Woburn

Drug Stores
The Drug Stores, The Square

Electrical Engineers
F. Atkinson, Aspley Guise
Blanshard & Harrison, High Street
C. Hutton & Co., Ltd., 61 High Street; also radio engineers. Phone Woburn Sands, 35

Fruiterers and Greengrocers
P. Balderston, The Square, Aspley Guise
J. T. Burley, High Street
G. Roger, Ridgmont
G. Thompson, Tingrith
White Bros., High Street; also nurserymen and florists. Phone no. Woburn Sands, 122

Cooper & Son, The Square, Aspley Guise
O. Davis, Station Road
J. Dillingham, High Street, Ridgmont
Dudeney & Johnston, Ltd., High Street
A. Dunkley, High Street
W. H. Elliott, High Street
W. Linger, Aspley Heath
A. Markwell
Porter & Son, Aspley Guise
Station Stores, Station Road
Turney & Sons, High Street, Woburn
G. H. Whittleton, Aspley Hill

P. Cooper, Miss, Station Road; ladies’ and children’s hair-dressing: also manicure and permanent waving. phone 75
G. F. Wesley, High Street

Bedford Arms Hotel, Woburn
Fir Tree Hotel, High Street
Magpie Hotel, 18 Bedford Street, Woburn. A. Pullln, proprietor. Phone Woburn, 219
“Station Hotel,” adjoining Station
Swan Hotel, High Street

House Furnishers
G. Andrews, High Street, Woburn
J. McMurtrie, High Street
J. W. Smith, High street; dealer in old English furniture, china, glass, etc.; also second-hand furniture. Phone No. Woburn Sands, 80

Anchor (The), Aspley Guise
Bedford Arms, Husborne Crawley
Bell, Aspley Guise
Bell, 21 Bedford Street, Woburn
Birchmoor Arms, Newport Road, Woburn
Black Horse, Bedford Road, Woburn
Bull Inn, Husborne Crawley
Duke’s Head, Aspley Guise
Falcon, Eversholt
Green Man, Church End, Eversholt
Red Lion, Aspley Guise
Red Lion Inn, Eversholt
Red Lion Inn, Ridgmont
Rose and Crown, High Street, Ridgmont
Royal Oak, London Road, Woburn
Swan Inn, Tingrith
Weathercock Inn, Station Road
Wheatsheaf, Mount Pleasant, Aspley Guise
White Hart, Ridgmont
White Horse, Husborne Crawley

Ladies Outfitters
Pleasant & Summerford, High Street

Monumental Masons
F. Mills, 53 Leighton Street, Woburn

Motor and Coach Builders
Last & Son, Russell Street
G. Mardling, Husborne Crawley

Motor and Motor Cycle Engineers
Amies & Sons, Woburn
L. Blanchard, Station Road
Lydbrook Garage, Station Road, A. R. Tansley, proprietor. Phone Woburn Sands, 82
Rice & Son, Hardwick Road
Sharp Bros., High Street, Ridgmont
V. H. Smith, Wood Street

Motor Coach Proprietors
Leslie Leigh-Lancaster, High Street; motor coaches for hire; football, school, and concert parties catered for at moderate prices. Phone Woburn Sands, 147

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The Man’s Shop, High Street

Painters and Decorators
T. Day, Aspley Guise
D. Henman, Wood Street

A. Gibbons, Aspley Guise

A. Hudson & Sons, Aspley Heath
E. Murrer, Aspley Hill
A. E. Tyers, Wood Street
H. Watson, Aspley Guise

Fisher & Sons, 1 High Street, Woburn. Phone Woburn, 201
Powage Press, Ltd., Powage House, Aspley Guise

Rope and Twine Manufacturers
C. Featherstonhaugh, Station Road. Phone No. Woburn Sands, 37

B. Boughton, The Square, Woburn
F. A. Hammond
Roberts, High Street, Woburn

W. H. Smith, Leighton Street, Woburn

Tailors and Clothiers
W. Maydwell, Bedford Road, Woburn
W. G. Day, Chapel Street
E. C. Squire, Station Road

Timber Merchants
C. Hargreaves, Station Road Saw Mills

C. B. Byers, High Street
F. Tripp, Aspley Guise
S. E. Whitmore, West Street, Aspley Guise

Traction Engine Proprietors
Ernest Woodland, Station Road, Ridgmont

W. H. Marshall, Leighton Street, Woburn
J. Pikesley, Post Office
E. G. Smith, Hardwick Road

Emms & Son, High Street
Janes Bros., High Street, Woburn

C. Byway, Aspley Hill; picture-frame maker
Dorey, Mrs, High Street; fancy repository
N. Evans, High Street; refreshment rooms
B. G. Garratt, Ridgmont; wheel­wright
H. Giles, & Son, High Street; lath renders
E. & G Hobbs, Husborne Crawley; fruit farmers
Knoll Preparatory School for Boys, Aspley Heath
G. E. Popple, High Street; ironmonger
G. Tansley, High Street; china, etc., dealer
The Mount Guest House, Aspley Guise
E. Wooding, High Street; fishmonger


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