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How many Films have been shot in or around Wigan
Up Rivington Yesterday and they are filming ...
blackrodweaver 32 5189 15th Jan 2016, 13:47
bassman
Dewsbury & London
Does anyone know anything about Dewsbury & L...
orlando 7 2630 6th Jan 2016, 22:13
WiganArchSoc
New Wigan Heritage Website
[url="http://www.wiganbuildings.co.uk/listed...
Perkin Warbeck 5 2170 3rd Jan 2016, 18:02
tonker
Ince Hall & "The Dead Hand"
[url="http://www.forgottenbooks.com/readbook...
Perkin Warbeck 6 1735 14th Dec 2015, 20:14
MarieM
Wigan Archives & Local Studies Public Consultation
Your Archives Needs You! Public consulta...
jo anne 5 1768 17th Sep 2015, 17:13
jo anne
The Trenchers Times
A free community project where you can learn...
jo anne - 1294 6th Aug 2015, 09:37
WW1 wounded soldiers
Can anyone help with a query, please ? Wh...
hilly 11 2166 26th Jun 2015, 10:14
jo anne
Wigan & Slavery
From the mid-18th through the mid-19th centu...
explorations 7 3177 17th Mar 2015, 20:01
MarieM
Crow Orchard Colliery
When did this colliery close for good? I th...
david dunlop 4 2312 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 2150 27th Jan 2015, 20:39
MarieM
What is the oldest house/hall/building in Wigan
With recent news of Haigh Hall being refurbi...
blackrodweaver 44 4087 15th Jan 2015, 19:11
MarieM
Roman remains.?
was there a Roman Camp or other Roman remain...
norman prior 3 1728 13th Jan 2015, 16:43
norman prior
english civil war
ranicar st hindley green anyone know if it w...
d ennis - 1274 27th Dec 2014, 22:46
Longshoot
How did it get the name?
dostaf 23 4662 19th Dec 2014, 13:06
Campfire
Question about The National Archives
I've found an interesting ref in The Nationa...
ira taylor 8 1579 1st Dec 2014, 16:00
ira taylor
Singing priest
I can't do links,but has anyone seen the pri...
momac 5 1386 18th Oct 2014, 09:29
momac
wiganers at war
does anyone remember when Wigan Pier was a h...
kathpressey 10 2670 7th Sep 2014, 20:31
MarieM
Platt Lane Coliery
Does anyone know the name of the last owners...
peter francis 5 1399 16th Jun 2014, 14:47
winder
Relatives of First World War Nurses ...
... urged to get in touch. ([url=http://www....
jo anne 4 1086 30th May 2014, 19:59
jo anne
May Queens
was that exclusive to Wigan and when did the...
i-spy 14 1481 30th May 2014, 19:36
rio caroni
Wigan Life Museum
While looking round Wigan yesterday, I came ...
RobinG 11 1597 29th May 2014, 22:12
berylh
How many Wigan people have been knighted
Reading a novel today and every person in it...
blackrodweaver 26 2580 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 9751 21st Apr 2014, 13:04
Handsomeminer
Easter Sunday
When getting chocolate was such a treat.. we...
kathpressey 3 809 21st Apr 2014, 11:17
PeterP
Market Street
Hi trying to gather information on any busin...
Jen2312 2 1014 15th Apr 2014, 12:26
ayrefield
Pubs in the Little Arcade
Can anyone help me with the name of the pubs...
blackrodweaver 21 2633 3rd Apr 2014, 01:34
ŠartŠ
Inquest Info
Does anyone know where I can access Inquest ...
gemfree 11 1993 12th Mar 2014, 11:40
kathpressey
Coccium
What is the evidence that Wigan was once the...
brian 76 4038 8th Mar 2014, 19:51
graneyjoseph
The Latham brothers
I am working on my family tree, can anyone g...
peter francis 8 1854 19th Feb 2014, 13:42
gaffer
1872 I Mech E Wigan visit
In 1872 members of the Institution of Mechan...
gaffer 1 951 17th Feb 2014, 12:09
ecmdj
Winstanley
Does the name Winstanley have any meaning be...
JM_Wigan 32 4697 3rd Jan 2014, 03:53
awinstanley1
Ince Hall Colliery and Rose Bridge Colliery
I am interested in the above collieries for ...
peter francis 8 2020 29th Dec 2013, 23:09
peter francis
Market Hall Clock
Was it presereved? [url=http://www.wiganw...
dostaf 6 1414 22nd Dec 2013, 15:39
i-spy
Station Rd Central Hall Primitive Methodist Church
I am looking for the history and photographs...
Saronie 9 1316 20th Dec 2013, 14:41
ayrefield
Locked Archaeological Unit
[url=http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate...
dustaf 17 2738 4th Dec 2013, 17:45
dustaf
English Civil War in Hindley/Aspull
Does anyone know anything about an action in...
flaggy delf 10 1705 29th Nov 2013, 16:56
staffbullterrier
St. Pauls Independent Chapel in Hindley
On reading some historical notes, I found th...
daveŠ 2 912 26th Nov 2013, 01:02
daveŠ
benefits 1930s
Does anyone know of the help available for s...
kathpressey 3 1050 24th Nov 2013, 09:24
kathpressey
Macfarlane's/ Mcfarlanes Foundry
Does anyone know anything about this foundry...
flaggy delf 10 1994 20th Nov 2013, 22:56
mikec


 
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