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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 3041 Sticky!
Dorothy
50 years ago I worked at Metal Box in Westh...
aussie94 12 477 28th Sep 2019, 20:22
blackrodweaver
Springs Branch Railway
I have been lurking on these boards for many...
RPowell42 4 433 2nd Aug 2019, 16:22
cindy
Cobbled Streets
Not many left any near you
blackrodweaver 28 3923 24th Jul 2019, 12:04
PeterP
Two
i-spy 5 460 28th May 2019, 17:42
kenee
Temperance bars in Wigan (and district)
I know one's opened at Botany Bay, Chorley, ...
i-spy 27 3082 22nd May 2019, 20:21
retep1949
Lockkeepers at Poolstock.
Before 1900, lockkeeper James Leyland. Any i...
soreen - 131 18th May 2019, 19:48
Where wiganers of old quenched their thirst
And it wasn't a pub. A neighbour,in his 80'...
i-spy 7 1247 13th Nov 2018, 23:33
jodav
Horse Racing in Wigan
Never knew that Wigan had a race course. Fou...
blackrodweaver 4 904 29th Oct 2018, 13:20
tony j
Ashfield House Standish late 50's info
Was Ashfield House in Standish (which is now...
BLACKRODWEAVER 20 3961 28th Sep 2018, 16:40
Bradshaws Girl
Wigan Grammar School 1958-63
Anyone out there remember those days? Rugby ...
fedup 26 3351 27th Sep 2018, 17:18
jud178
Old Mersey Times
I'm not sure if [url=http://www.old-merseyti...
dave© 2 727 12th Aug 2018, 11:58
tonker
Either end of St Pauls Ave
Interesting to note that there are two Engli...
Perkin Warbeck 20 3545 23rd Jul 2018, 18:38
tonker
Arley Hall.. Wigan Golf Club
As a member we get a very good and informati...
blackrodweaver 6 901 8th Jul 2018, 20:31
blackrodweaver
Wigan pub
Hi, Does anyone remember the name of the pu...
greenveg 10 2875 31st May 2018, 13:35
jarvo
Swampy Ground
Someone has commented on a Photo-a-day relat...
SoniaB 4 1379 6th Apr 2018, 22:57
minnie
WIGAN, A CENTURY ON.
Well, 110 years on, really. Just been loo...
macwil48 - 1365 31st Aug 2017, 08:24
Workhouse Frog Lane
what became of this imposing , austere build...
aussie94 7 2298 11th Aug 2017, 19:31
upthetims
Miry Lane pubs
Anybody know how many there used to be.
i-spy 16 2204 9th Jun 2017, 19:50
xenon
Wigans Oldest Tree...
Cleaning out some draws in the garden shed I...
blackrodweaver 6 2143 9th May 2017, 19:24
ayrefield
California St Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone have any pictures or stories of ...
acr47 9 2255 9th Apr 2017, 15:06
GOLDEN BEAR
The outside lavatory.......
..anybody miss theirs
i-spy 48 4468 14th Mar 2017, 08:27
aussie94
walking days
Do you remember when the Whit walks was a bi...
kathpressey 39 4966 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 2033 2nd Dec 2016, 17:10
peebee
Wigan Little Theatre
Would you like to help with project to get t...
jo anne 2 2112 11th Sep 2016, 11:42
aussie94
Wigan of Old
Not sure if this is the right place to be po...
Susanc241 8 2138 11th Sep 2016, 11:36
aussie94
Round House in Whelley
Does anyone know anything about an ancient R...
jo anne 10 2393 7th Sep 2016, 11:24
aussie94
COACH ROAD
It has come to my attention the state of the...
GOLDEN BEAR 15 2220 22nd Aug 2016, 18:48
GOLDEN BEAR
re-charge batteries
Can anyone recall the name of a shop at the ...
GOLDEN BEAR 7 1653 8th Aug 2016, 18:37
GOLDEN BEAR
abraham guest
I looked up Abraham guest on google but all...
tommy c 7 2053 18th May 2016, 21:24
Jazzy
Local History Writing Competition
Wigan Borough Environment & Heritage Network...
jo anne 3 1655 4th Apr 2016, 22:33
jo anne
Pits in Wigan
Sad when you think the pits in Wigan and the...
GrahamK 43 6626 26th Feb 2016, 18:17
flaggy delf
Does Wigan have its own Town flag
Reading in the local free paper that Horwich...
blackrodweaver 25 3208 21st Feb 2016, 16:39
GOLDEN BEAR
1929 Wigan Map Reproduction
Can anyone advise where I can find a replace...
david dunlop 9 2754 24th Jan 2016, 16:38
GOLDEN BEAR
Volunteer Opportunity – First World War Project
For more information - [url=http://gm1914.wo...
jo anne 6 2406 24th Jan 2016, 16:26
GOLDEN BEAR
Caroline st Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone remember or know anything about ...
acr47 20 3358 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 13999 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 4989 15th Jan 2016, 13:47
bassman
Dewsbury & London
Does anyone know anything about Dewsbury & L...
orlando 7 2538 6th Jan 2016, 22:13
WiganArchSoc
New Wigan Heritage Website
[url="http://www.wiganbuildings.co.uk/listed...
Perkin Warbeck 5 2073 3rd Jan 2016, 18:02
tonker
Ince Hall & "The Dead Hand"
[url="http://www.forgottenbooks.com/readbook...
Perkin Warbeck 6 1659 14th Dec 2015, 20:14
MarieM


 
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