Kellys Directory for Aspley Heath 1936
Aspley Heath is a civil parish, formed by Local Government Board Order 15,338, dated 24 June, 1883. By Order 18,187, dated March 25, 1885, part of Wavendon, in Bucks, was added to it. The parish is in the Mid division of the county, Woburn petty sessional division, Bletchley and Leighton Buzzard county court district and Ampthill rural district. It forms part of the Woburn Sands ecclesiastical parish. The church of St. Michael, erected in 1868 from designs by Mr. Henry Clutton, architect, is an edifice in the French Gothic style, and originally consisted of nave of five bays and a small circular western bell turret: in 1889 it was enlarged from designs by Sir Arthur Blomfield A. R. A., F. S. A. at a cost of £2,400, when the chancel was added and transept and organ chambers and vestries built on the north side: by the addition of a screen the north transept was converted in 1920 into a memorial chapel, where there is a brass to those who fell in the Great War: an oak pulpit with stone base has been presented by Mr. and Mrs. Stuart in memory of four of their children, and an oak lectern by Miss F. A. Stuart in memory of Mrs. Nicholson: the stained east window was erected in 1889 as a memorial to Mr. W. H. Denison, for 21 years churchwarden, and there is another memorial window to Maud F. Stuart: the reredos, designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield A. R. A. was erected in 1896 as a memorial to Misses C. and E. Pain: the church affords 450 sittings. The register dates from the year 1867. The living is a vicarage, net yearly value £351, with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of St. Albans, and held since 1913 by the Rev. John Shelton, of Lichfield Theological College, who resides at Woburn Sands (Bucks).The Duke of Bedford K .G., K .B .E. is the principal landowner. The area is 600 acres; the population in 1931 was 499.
Private Residents For TN's see general list of Private Residents at end of book.
Harold G. Leigh-Bennett, The Garden House
Edgbury Convalescent Home (Middlesex County Council) (Miss M. Bishop, matron) TN Woburn Sands 131