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Bradshaw’s Guide

Higham Ferrers

Boots and shoes are the staple employment here with lace making. It has a good church, and was the birth-place of Archbishop Chicheley, founder of All Soul’s College, Oxford.

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Places nearby

  • Bedfordshire : Bedford

    The agricultural capital of Bedfordshire, 16 miles from Bletchley, at the terminus of a branch from the North Western line.

  • Warwickshire : Rugby

    From Rugby several lines of railway branch off, making it a sort of starting point in the centre of England.