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

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Sticky Welcome to the History of Wigan board
Detailed, specific questions and answers board by ...
brian 10 1918 Sticky!
Wigans Oldest Tree...
Cleaning out some draws in the garden shed I...
blackrodweaver 6 730 9th May 2017, 19:24
ayrefield
Wigan Grammar School 1958-63
Anyone out there remember those days? Rugby ...
fedup 8 697 8th May 2017, 15:56
roylew
California St Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone have any pictures or stories of ...
acr47 9 1080 9th Apr 2017, 15:06
GOLDEN BEAR
Workhouse Frog Lane
what became of this imposing , austere build...
aussie94 2 511 26th Mar 2017, 14:02
tonker
The outside lavatory.......
..anybody miss theirs
i-spy 48 3115 14th Mar 2017, 08:27
aussie94
Miry Lane pubs
Anybody know how many there used to be.
i-spy 14 474 5th Mar 2017, 18:14
momac
walking days
Do you remember when the Whit walks was a bi...
kathpressey 39 3404 31st Jan 2017, 08:50
aussie94
Book about The man they could not hang
A question my friend was wanting to know. I...
trixie 3 701 2nd Dec 2016, 17:10
peebee
Wigan Little Theatre
Would you like to help with project to get t...
jo anne 2 990 11th Sep 2016, 11:42
aussie94
Cobbled Streets
Not many left any near you
blackrodweaver 21 1890 11th Sep 2016, 11:40
aussie94
Wigan of Old
Not sure if this is the right place to be po...
Susanc241 8 863 11th Sep 2016, 11:36
aussie94
Round House in Whelley
Does anyone know anything about an ancient R...
jo anne 10 1038 7th Sep 2016, 11:24
aussie94
COACH ROAD
It has come to my attention the state of the...
GOLDEN BEAR 15 950 22nd Aug 2016, 18:48
GOLDEN BEAR
re-charge batteries
Can anyone recall the name of a shop at the ...
GOLDEN BEAR 7 636 8th Aug 2016, 18:37
GOLDEN BEAR
Either end of St Pauls Ave
Interesting to note that there are two Engli...
Perkin Warbeck 18 1837 7th Aug 2016, 18:15
MarieM
abraham guest
I looked up Abraham guest on google but all...
tommy c 7 874 18th May 2016, 21:24
Jazzy
Local History Writing Competition
Wigan Borough Environment & Heritage Network...
jo anne 3 712 4th Apr 2016, 22:33
jo anne
Pits in Wigan
Sad when you think the pits in Wigan and the...
GrahamK 43 4712 26th Feb 2016, 18:17
flaggy delf
Does Wigan have its own Town flag
Reading in the local free paper that Horwich...
blackrodweaver 25 1838 21st Feb 2016, 16:39
GOLDEN BEAR
1929 Wigan Map Reproduction
Can anyone advise where I can find a replace...
david dunlop 9 1613 24th Jan 2016, 16:38
GOLDEN BEAR
Volunteer Opportunity First World War Project
For more information - [url=http://gm1914.wo...
jo anne 6 1463 24th Jan 2016, 16:26
GOLDEN BEAR
Caroline st Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone remember or know anything about ...
acr47 20 2152 24th Jan 2016, 15:33
GOLDEN BEAR
Innocent memories of a childhood long gone..
a threepenny bit to watch Wigan in the lads ...
i-spy 182 11477 15th Jan 2016, 15:09
berylh
How many Films have been shot in or around Wigan
Up Rivington Yesterday and they are filming ...
blackrodweaver 32 2962 15th Jan 2016, 13:47
bassman
Temperance bars in Wigan (and district)
I know one's opened at Botany Bay, Chorley, ...
i-spy 24 1760 12th Jan 2016, 19:26
watchalot
Dewsbury & London
Does anyone know anything about Dewsbury & L...
orlando 7 1517 6th Jan 2016, 22:13
WiganArchSoc
New Wigan Heritage Website
[url="http://www.wiganbuildings.co.uk/listed...
Perkin Warbeck 5 1064 3rd Jan 2016, 18:02
tonker
Ince Hall & "The Dead Hand"
[url="http://www.forgottenbooks.com/readbook...
Perkin Warbeck 6 741 14th Dec 2015, 20:14
MarieM
Wigan Archives & Local Studies Public Consultation
Your Archives Needs You! Public consulta...
jo anne 5 873 17th Sep 2015, 17:13
jo anne
The Trenchers Times
A free community project where you can learn...
jo anne - 556 6th Aug 2015, 09:37
Ashfield House Standish late 50's info
Was Ashfield House in Standish (which is now...
BLACKRODWEAVER 18 2533 4th Aug 2015, 22:33
cllr gareth fairhurst
WW1 wounded soldiers
Can anyone help with a query, please ? Wh...
hilly 11 1171 26th Jun 2015, 10:14
jo anne
Wigan & Slavery
From the mid-18th through the mid-19th centu...
explorations 7 2058 17th Mar 2015, 20:01
MarieM
Crow Orchard Colliery
When did this colliery close for good? I th...
david dunlop 4 1276 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 1186 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 2465 15th Jan 2015, 19:11
MarieM
Roman remains.?
was there a Roman Camp or other Roman remain...
norman prior 3 969 13th Jan 2015, 16:43
norman prior
english civil war
ranicar st hindley green anyone know if it w...
d ennis - 691 27th Dec 2014, 22:46
Longshoot
How did it get the name?
dostaf 23 3353 19th Dec 2014, 13:06
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