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Wigan & Slavery
From the mid-18th through the mid-19th centu...
explorations 7 2923 17th Mar 2015, 20:01
Crow Orchard Colliery
When did this colliery close for good? I th...
david dunlop 4 2094 3rd Feb 2015, 18:02
flaggy delf
Wigan Observer and The British Newspaper Archive
I wasn't sure where to post this, so I've al...
jim.orrell 5 1972 27th Jan 2015, 20:39
What is the oldest house/hall/building in Wigan
With recent news of Haigh Hall being refurbi...
blackrodweaver 44 3811 15th Jan 2015, 19:11
Roman remains.?
was there a Roman Camp or other Roman remain...
norman prior 3 1604 13th Jan 2015, 16:43
norman prior
english civil war
ranicar st hindley green anyone know if it w...
d ennis - 1140 27th Dec 2014, 22:46
How did it get the name?
dostaf 23 4358 19th Dec 2014, 13:06
Question about The National Archives
I've found an interesting ref in The Nationa...
ira taylor 8 1424 1st Dec 2014, 16:00
ira taylor
Singing priest
I can't do links,but has anyone seen the pri...
momac 5 1223 18th Oct 2014, 09:29
wiganers at war
does anyone remember when Wigan Pier was a h...
kathpressey 10 2503 7th Sep 2014, 20:31
Platt Lane Coliery
Does anyone know the name of the last owners...
peter francis 5 1250 16th Jun 2014, 14:47
Relatives of First World War Nurses ...
... urged to get in touch. ([url=http://www....
jo anne 4 968 30th May 2014, 19:59
jo anne
May Queens
was that exclusive to Wigan and when did the...
i-spy 14 1322 30th May 2014, 19:36
rio caroni
Wigan Life Museum
While looking round Wigan yesterday, I came ...
RobinG 11 1462 29th May 2014, 22:12
How many Wigan people have been knighted
Reading a novel today and every person in it...
blackrodweaver 26 2414 18th May 2014, 10:09
Wigan's hall of fame - who should be in it.?
they might not be well known outside Wigan b...
i-spy 111 9229 21st Apr 2014, 13:04
Easter Sunday
When getting chocolate was such a treat.. we...
kathpressey 3 689 21st Apr 2014, 11:17
Market Street
Hi trying to gather information on any busin...
Jen2312 2 890 15th Apr 2014, 12:26
Pubs in the Little Arcade
Can anyone help me with the name of the pubs...
blackrodweaver 21 2352 3rd Apr 2014, 01:34
Inquest Info
Does anyone know where I can access Inquest ...
gemfree 11 1840 12th Mar 2014, 11:40
What is the evidence that Wigan was once the...
brian 76 3699 8th Mar 2014, 19:51
The Latham brothers
I am working on my family tree, can anyone g...
peter francis 8 1722 19th Feb 2014, 13:42
1872 I Mech E Wigan visit
In 1872 members of the Institution of Mechan...
gaffer 1 842 17th Feb 2014, 12:09
Does the name Winstanley have any meaning be...
JM_Wigan 32 4485 3rd Jan 2014, 03:53
Ince Hall Colliery and Rose Bridge Colliery
I am interested in the above collieries for ...
peter francis 8 1829 29th Dec 2013, 23:09
peter francis
Market Hall Clock
Was it presereved? [url=http://www.wiganw...
dostaf 6 1262 22nd Dec 2013, 15:39
Station Rd Central Hall Primitive Methodist Church
I am looking for the history and photographs...
Saronie 9 1181 20th Dec 2013, 14:41
Locked Archaeological Unit
dustaf 17 2583 4th Dec 2013, 17:45
English Civil War in Hindley/Aspull
Does anyone know anything about an action in...
flaggy delf 10 1543 29th Nov 2013, 16:56
St. Pauls Independent Chapel in Hindley
On reading some historical notes, I found th...
daveŠ 2 779 26th Nov 2013, 01:02
benefits 1930s
Does anyone know of the help available for s...
kathpressey 3 939 24th Nov 2013, 09:24
Macfarlane's/ Mcfarlanes Foundry
Does anyone know anything about this foundry...
flaggy delf 10 1861 20th Nov 2013, 22:56
Walmesleys Pagefirld
Could anyone help with the history of Walmsl...
aussie94 5 1112 10th Nov 2013, 13:31
When The King Lost His Crown
Derek Winstanley Champaign, Illinois, USA...
explorations 21 2382 25th Oct 2013, 22:10
Has there every been a lunatic Asylum in Wigan
Just love reading the replies ,answers ,comm...
blackrodweaver 34 4260 18th Sep 2013, 18:44
...... Did You Know .......
....... that, historically, Wigan was a par...
tonker 41 2638 4th Sep 2013, 19:54
baker boy
Wigan All Saints Burials
Ive found quite a lot of my ancestors were b...
paddy2t10 3 1402 24th Aug 2013, 21:31
Wigan Genealogical Records
Found this good site for all of you who are ...
blackrodweaver - 1524 10th Jul 2013, 20:04
Pennygate Medical Centre Ladies Lane Hindley
Does anyone have any information about this ...
Penny3 4 998 5th Jul 2013, 20:23
Derwentwater... last weekend.
Cadfael 3 597 1st Jul 2013, 09:14

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