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Tableware (Coasters & Placemats) and Wallpaper.

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Caption for Woburn, High Street C1955: Early Woburn suffered by fire in 1505, and again in 1724, but was entirely rebuilt on both occasions. The second time it was rebuilt with the benevolent assistance of the Duke of Bedford, a fact that is reflected in the open aspect of its modern layout and the quality of the Georgian facades on the main road through the village.

An extract from Bedfordshire Living Memories.

Memories of Woburn

I was 10 years old in 1944, and my great-uncle Mr Arthur E. Sims was the occupier of the Ewe and Lamb Inn. I have found on this website that it is now home  of the The Leighton Buzzard Observer! My uncle is listed in the Kelly's Directory of 1936. We had just come back from a brief stay with (...Read full memory)

The buildings featured from left to right - (I do not know the history of the white house), then there are the pillars which are the entrance to the churchyard and mortuary chapel. The church, built in 1865, was used until 1980 for funerals only. It was then declared redundant and turned into a Heritage Centre. In the churchyard (...Read full memory)

Way back in 58/59, just a short distance outside Woburn, there was an old house, you had to climb over the fence at the side of the road and walk down a field to get to it. I think it was large and very old and there were lots of little passageways in the attics. On the particular day in question, the TV camera's were there (...Read full memory)

I lived at the pub called the Ewe & Lamb (which I believe is a newspaper office now?) in 1944 with my Mum & Dad. The proprietor of the public house was my Great Uncle Arthur, who is now listed in the Kelly"s Directory; apparently he began his time there in 1936. I cannot recall my school there, I was nine (...Read full memory)

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