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History of Wigan  (Help with ancient and recent history.)

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Question about The National Archives
I've found an interesting ref in The Nationa...
ira taylor 8 1090 1st Dec 2014, 16:00
ira taylor
Singing priest
I can't do links,but has anyone seen the pri...
momac 5 941 18th Oct 2014, 09:29
momac
wiganers at war
does anyone remember when Wigan Pier was a h...
kathpressey 10 2205 7th Sep 2014, 20:31
MarieM
Platt Lane Coliery
Does anyone know the name of the last owners...
peter francis 5 1009 16th Jun 2014, 14:47
winder
Relatives of First World War Nurses ...
... urged to get in touch. ([url=http://www....
jo anne 4 751 30th May 2014, 19:59
jo anne
May Queens
was that exclusive to Wigan and when did the...
i-spy 14 1053 30th May 2014, 19:36
rio caroni
Wigan Life Museum
While looking round Wigan yesterday, I came ...
RobinG 11 1164 29th May 2014, 22:12
berylh
How many Wigan people have been knighted
Reading a novel today and every person in it...
blackrodweaver 26 2133 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 7446 21st Apr 2014, 13:04
Handsomeminer
Easter Sunday
When getting chocolate was such a treat.. we...
kathpressey 3 517 21st Apr 2014, 11:17
PeterP
Market Street
Hi trying to gather information on any busin...
Jen2312 2 709 15th Apr 2014, 12:26
ayrefield
Pubs in the Little Arcade
Can anyone help me with the name of the pubs...
blackrodweaver 21 1683 3rd Apr 2014, 01:34
ŠartŠ
Inquest Info
Does anyone know where I can access Inquest ...
gemfree 11 1527 12th Mar 2014, 11:40
kathpressey
Coccium
What is the evidence that Wigan was once the...
brian 76 3150 8th Mar 2014, 19:51
graneyjoseph
The Latham brothers
I am working on my family tree, can anyone g...
peter francis 8 1479 19th Feb 2014, 13:42
gaffer
1872 I Mech E Wigan visit
In 1872 members of the Institution of Mechan...
gaffer 1 632 17th Feb 2014, 12:09
ecmdj
Winstanley
Does the name Winstanley have any meaning be...
JM_Wigan 32 3692 3rd Jan 2014, 03:53
awinstanley1
Ince Hall Colliery and Rose Bridge Colliery
I am interested in the above collieries for ...
peter francis 8 1347 29th Dec 2013, 23:09
peter francis
Market Hall Clock
Was it presereved? [url=http://www.wiganw...
dostaf 6 1061 22nd Dec 2013, 15:39
i-spy
Station Rd Central Hall Primitive Methodist Church
I am looking for the history and photographs...
Saronie 9 926 20th Dec 2013, 14:41
ayrefield
Locked Archaeological Unit
[url=http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate...
dustaf 17 2263 4th Dec 2013, 17:45
dustaf
English Civil War in Hindley/Aspull
Does anyone know anything about an action in...
flaggy delf 10 1202 29th Nov 2013, 16:56
staffbullterrier
St. Pauls Independent Chapel in Hindley
On reading some historical notes, I found th...
daveŠ 2 567 26th Nov 2013, 01:02
daveŠ
benefits 1930s
Does anyone know of the help available for s...
kathpressey 3 725 24th Nov 2013, 09:24
kathpressey
Macfarlane's/ Mcfarlanes Foundry
Does anyone know anything about this foundry...
flaggy delf 10 1617 20th Nov 2013, 22:56
mikec
Walmesleys Pagefirld
Could anyone help with the history of Walmsl...
aussie94 5 828 10th Nov 2013, 13:31
orrellite
When The King Lost His Crown
Derek Winstanley Champaign, Illinois, USA...
explorations 21 1924 25th Oct 2013, 22:10
tom1303
Has there every been a lunatic Asylum in Wigan
Just love reading the replies ,answers ,comm...
blackrodweaver 34 3614 18th Sep 2013, 18:44
awinstanley1
...... Did You Know .......
....... that, historically, Wigan was a par...
tonker 41 2314 4th Sep 2013, 19:54
baker boy
Wigan All Saints Burials
Ive found quite a lot of my ancestors were b...
paddy2t10 3 1096 24th Aug 2013, 21:31
tom1303
Wigan Genealogical Records
Found this good site for all of you who are ...
blackrodweaver - 1197 10th Jul 2013, 20:04
Pennygate Medical Centre Ladies Lane Hindley
Does anyone have any information about this ...
Penny3 4 796 5th Jul 2013, 20:23
peter48
Derwentwater... last weekend.
[url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicat...
Cadfael 3 450 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 1446 27th Jun 2013, 21:20
marymar
Maxwell House Children's Home
Does anyone have any information on Dr Maxwe...
spring viewer 2 762 21st May 2013, 20:42
BLACKRODWEAVER
Coal mining in Wigan
When did Wigan first become associated with ...
brian 34 2472 10th May 2013, 09:46
vera howarth
Standish pit(s)
Does anyone have any maps relating to the lo...
carol gr 11 961 22nd Apr 2013, 18:28
winder
Wigan burials
After spending years on my family history an...
alihet - 784 2nd Apr 2013, 12:29
Wonderful industrial history of Wigan
Hi All! To anyone out there who is seriousl...
alihet - 594 1st Apr 2013, 15:31
BackWallgate
Is there, was there such a place?
dostaf 8 1001 16th Mar 2013, 20:17
gaffer


 
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