The Boden family lived in a large house called Aston Lodge, which is where the park is now.
The Boden family also owned a house in Derby, which is now the Friary pub.
The Boden family owned a Lace factory in Derby. They were well-known for being good to their workers, providing houses and a chapel for them. They also donated money to community projects in both Derby and Aston.
In later years, the Boden family set up Aston’s first bus service from the village to Derby.
Boden's house colour is green.