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Wigan Workhouse   Views: 1578
Photo: RON HUNT   Item #: 30436  

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  Early photograph of the Union Workhouse  

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Comments by tom, 12th April 2018  
many less fortunate wigan people lived in there, good old days i do not think so

Comments by Geoff, 12th April 2018  ` 
My great grandad started his life in the workhouse but he endend up one of the best cloggers in Wigan.

Comments by TD,, 13th April 2018  
Well done Geoff's grandad.

Comments by Albert., 14th April 2018  
Ron. Wasn't this workhouse situated in Frog Lane, or am I mistaken?.

Comments by RON HUNT, 14th April 2018  
Albert yes you are correct.

Comments by Amanda, 22nd April 2018  
Wasn't this demolished in the very late 60s or very early 70s? What was it after the workhouse?

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