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What is the oldest house/hall/building in Wigan
With recent news of Haigh Hall being refurbi...
blackrodweaver 44 3514 15th Jan 2015, 19:11
MarieM
Roman remains.?
was there a Roman Camp or other Roman remain...
norman prior 3 1467 13th Jan 2015, 16:43
norman prior
english civil war
ranicar st hindley green anyone know if it w...
d ennis - 1018 27th Dec 2014, 22:46
Longshoot
How did it get the name?
dostaf 23 4053 19th Dec 2014, 13:06
Campfire
Question about The National Archives
I've found an interesting ref in The Nationa...
ira taylor 8 1306 1st Dec 2014, 16:00
ira taylor
Singing priest
I can't do links,but has anyone seen the pri...
momac 5 1110 18th Oct 2014, 09:29
momac
wiganers at war
does anyone remember when Wigan Pier was a h...
kathpressey 10 2388 7th Sep 2014, 20:31
MarieM
Platt Lane Coliery
Does anyone know the name of the last owners...
peter francis 5 1138 16th Jun 2014, 14:47
winder
Relatives of First World War Nurses ...
... urged to get in touch. ([url=http://www....
jo anne 4 890 30th May 2014, 19:59
jo anne
May Queens
was that exclusive to Wigan and when did the...
i-spy 14 1212 30th May 2014, 19:36
rio caroni
Wigan Life Museum
While looking round Wigan yesterday, I came ...
RobinG 11 1340 29th May 2014, 22:12
berylh
How many Wigan people have been knighted
Reading a novel today and every person in it...
blackrodweaver 26 2306 18th May 2014, 10:09
tonker
Wigan's hall of fame - who should be in it.?
they might not be well known outside Wigan b...
i-spy 111 8655 21st Apr 2014, 13:04
Handsomeminer
Easter Sunday
When getting chocolate was such a treat.. we...
kathpressey 3 606 21st Apr 2014, 11:17
PeterP
Market Street
Hi trying to gather information on any busin...
Jen2312 2 816 15th Apr 2014, 12:26
ayrefield
Pubs in the Little Arcade
Can anyone help me with the name of the pubs...
blackrodweaver 21 2068 3rd Apr 2014, 01:34
ŠartŠ
Inquest Info
Does anyone know where I can access Inquest ...
gemfree 11 1705 12th Mar 2014, 11:40
kathpressey
Coccium
What is the evidence that Wigan was once the...
brian 76 3497 8th Mar 2014, 19:51
graneyjoseph
The Latham brothers
I am working on my family tree, can anyone g...
peter francis 8 1600 19th Feb 2014, 13:42
gaffer
1872 I Mech E Wigan visit
In 1872 members of the Institution of Mechan...
gaffer 1 756 17th Feb 2014, 12:09
ecmdj
Winstanley
Does the name Winstanley have any meaning be...
JM_Wigan 32 4239 3rd Jan 2014, 03:53
awinstanley1
Ince Hall Colliery and Rose Bridge Colliery
I am interested in the above collieries for ...
peter francis 8 1670 29th Dec 2013, 23:09
peter francis
Market Hall Clock
Was it presereved? [url=http://www.wiganw...
dostaf 6 1157 22nd Dec 2013, 15:39
i-spy
Station Rd Central Hall Primitive Methodist Church
I am looking for the history and photographs...
Saronie 9 1074 20th Dec 2013, 14:41
ayrefield
Locked Archaeological Unit
[url=http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate...
dustaf 17 2448 4th Dec 2013, 17:45
dustaf
English Civil War in Hindley/Aspull
Does anyone know anything about an action in...
flaggy delf 10 1412 29th Nov 2013, 16:56
staffbullterrier
St. Pauls Independent Chapel in Hindley
On reading some historical notes, I found th...
daveŠ 2 672 26th Nov 2013, 01:02
daveŠ
benefits 1930s
Does anyone know of the help available for s...
kathpressey 3 835 24th Nov 2013, 09:24
kathpressey
Macfarlane's/ Mcfarlanes Foundry
Does anyone know anything about this foundry...
flaggy delf 10 1754 20th Nov 2013, 22:56
mikec
Walmesleys Pagefirld
Could anyone help with the history of Walmsl...
aussie94 5 971 10th Nov 2013, 13:31
orrellite
When The King Lost His Crown
Derek Winstanley Champaign, Illinois, USA...
explorations 21 2165 25th Oct 2013, 22:10
tom1303
Has there every been a lunatic Asylum in Wigan
Just love reading the replies ,answers ,comm...
blackrodweaver 34 4027 18th Sep 2013, 18:44
awinstanley1
...... Did You Know .......
....... that, historically, Wigan was a par...
tonker 41 2520 4th Sep 2013, 19:54
baker boy
Wigan All Saints Burials
Ive found quite a lot of my ancestors were b...
paddy2t10 3 1262 24th Aug 2013, 21:31
tom1303
Wigan Genealogical Records
Found this good site for all of you who are ...
blackrodweaver - 1413 10th Jul 2013, 20:04
Pennygate Medical Centre Ladies Lane Hindley
Does anyone have any information about this ...
Penny3 4 886 5th Jul 2013, 20:23
peter48
Derwentwater... last weekend.
[url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicat...
Cadfael 3 519 1st Jul 2013, 09:14
PeterP
Abram Arley Mine 1908
I have a puzzle in my family tree and I'm ho...
Lois B 10 1647 27th Jun 2013, 21:20
marymar
Maxwell House Children's Home
Does anyone have any information on Dr Maxwe...
spring viewer 2 884 21st May 2013, 20:42
BLACKRODWEAVER
Coal mining in Wigan
When did Wigan first become associated with ...
brian 34 2815 10th May 2013, 09:46
vera howarth


 
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