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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 2011 Sticky!
Wigan Grammar School 1958-63
Anyone out there remember those days? Rugby ...
fedup 18 1162 17th Jul 2017, 19:23
peebee
Workhouse Frog Lane
what became of this imposing , austere build...
aussie94 6 826 11th Jul 2017, 11:14
aussie94
Miry Lane pubs
Anybody know how many there used to be.
i-spy 16 718 9th Jun 2017, 19:50
xenon
Wigans Oldest Tree...
Cleaning out some draws in the garden shed I...
blackrodweaver 6 935 9th May 2017, 19:24
ayrefield
California St Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone have any pictures or stories of ...
acr47 9 1229 9th Apr 2017, 15:06
GOLDEN BEAR
The outside lavatory.......
..anybody miss theirs
i-spy 48 3236 14th Mar 2017, 08:27
aussie94
walking days
Do you remember when the Whit walks was a bi...
kathpressey 39 3592 31st Jan 2017, 08:50
aussie94
Book about The man they could not hang
A question my friend was wanting to know. I...
trixie 3 838 2nd Dec 2016, 17:10
peebee
Wigan Little Theatre
Would you like to help with project to get t...
jo anne 2 1110 11th Sep 2016, 11:42
aussie94
Cobbled Streets
Not many left any near you
blackrodweaver 21 2015 11th Sep 2016, 11:40
aussie94
Wigan of Old
Not sure if this is the right place to be po...
Susanc241 8 998 11th Sep 2016, 11:36
aussie94
Round House in Whelley
Does anyone know anything about an ancient R...
jo anne 10 1168 7th Sep 2016, 11:24
aussie94
COACH ROAD
It has come to my attention the state of the...
GOLDEN BEAR 15 1090 22nd Aug 2016, 18:48
GOLDEN BEAR
re-charge batteries
Can anyone recall the name of a shop at the ...
GOLDEN BEAR 7 721 8th Aug 2016, 18:37
GOLDEN BEAR
Either end of St Pauls Ave
Interesting to note that there are two Engli...
Perkin Warbeck 18 2008 7th Aug 2016, 18:15
MarieM
abraham guest
I looked up Abraham guest on google but all...
tommy c 7 980 18th May 2016, 21:24
Jazzy
Local History Writing Competition
Wigan Borough Environment & Heritage Network...
jo anne 3 801 4th Apr 2016, 22:33
jo anne
Pits in Wigan
Sad when you think the pits in Wigan and the...
GrahamK 43 4883 26th Feb 2016, 18:17
flaggy delf
Does Wigan have its own Town flag
Reading in the local free paper that Horwich...
blackrodweaver 25 1997 21st Feb 2016, 16:39
GOLDEN BEAR
1929 Wigan Map Reproduction
Can anyone advise where I can find a replace...
david dunlop 9 1758 24th Jan 2016, 16:38
GOLDEN BEAR
Volunteer Opportunity First World War Project
For more information - [url=http://gm1914.wo...
jo anne 6 1564 24th Jan 2016, 16:26
GOLDEN BEAR
Caroline st Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone remember or know anything about ...
acr47 20 2292 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 11728 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 3111 15th Jan 2016, 13:47
bassman
Temperance bars in Wigan (and district)
I know one's opened at Botany Bay, Chorley, ...
i-spy 24 1846 12th Jan 2016, 19:26
watchalot
Dewsbury & London
Does anyone know anything about Dewsbury & L...
orlando 7 1643 6th Jan 2016, 22:13
WiganArchSoc
New Wigan Heritage Website
[url="http://www.wiganbuildings.co.uk/listed...
Perkin Warbeck 5 1170 3rd Jan 2016, 18:02
tonker
Ince Hall & "The Dead Hand"
[url="http://www.forgottenbooks.com/readbook...
Perkin Warbeck 6 823 14th Dec 2015, 20:14
MarieM
Wigan Archives & Local Studies Public Consultation
Your Archives Needs You! Public consulta...
jo anne 5 941 17th Sep 2015, 17:13
jo anne
The Trenchers Times
A free community project where you can learn...
jo anne - 615 6th Aug 2015, 09:37
Ashfield House Standish late 50's info
Was Ashfield House in Standish (which is now...
BLACKRODWEAVER 18 2688 4th Aug 2015, 22:33
cllr gareth fairhurst
WW1 wounded soldiers
Can anyone help with a query, please ? Wh...
hilly 11 1256 26th Jun 2015, 10:14
jo anne
Wigan & Slavery
From the mid-18th through the mid-19th centu...
explorations 7 2172 17th Mar 2015, 20:01
MarieM
Crow Orchard Colliery
When did this colliery close for good? I th...
david dunlop 4 1411 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 1313 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 2697 15th Jan 2015, 19:11
MarieM
Roman remains.?
was there a Roman Camp or other Roman remain...
norman prior 3 1090 13th Jan 2015, 16:43
norman prior
english civil war
ranicar st hindley green anyone know if it w...
d ennis - 753 27th Dec 2014, 22:46
Longshoot
How did it get the name?
dostaf 23 3509 19th Dec 2014, 13:06
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