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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 2685 Sticky!
Cobbled Streets
Not many left any near you
blackrodweaver 25 3065 10th Dec 2018, 20:10
blackrodweaver
Where wiganers of old quenched their thirst
And it wasn't a pub. A neighbour,in his 80'...
i-spy 7 575 13th Nov 2018, 23:33
jodav
Horse Racing in Wigan
Never knew that Wigan had a race course. Fou...
blackrodweaver 4 375 29th Oct 2018, 13:20
tony j
Ashfield House Standish late 50's info
Was Ashfield House in Standish (which is now...
BLACKRODWEAVER 20 3509 28th Sep 2018, 16:40
Bradshaws Girl
Wigan Grammar School 1958-63
Anyone out there remember those days? Rugby ...
fedup 26 2887 27th Sep 2018, 17:18
jud178
Old Mersey Times
I'm not sure if [url=http://www.old-merseyti...
dave© 2 402 12th Aug 2018, 11:58
tonker
Either end of St Pauls Ave
Interesting to note that there are two Engli...
Perkin Warbeck 20 3088 23rd Jul 2018, 18:38
tonker
Arley Hall.. Wigan Golf Club
As a member we get a very good and informati...
blackrodweaver 6 519 8th Jul 2018, 20:31
blackrodweaver
Wigan pub
Hi, Does anyone remember the name of the pu...
greenveg 10 2332 31st May 2018, 13:35
jarvo
Swampy Ground
Someone has commented on a Photo-a-day relat...
SoniaB 4 1036 6th Apr 2018, 22:57
minnie
WIGAN, A CENTURY ON.
Well, 110 years on, really. Just been loo...
macwil48 - 1035 31st Aug 2017, 08:24
Workhouse Frog Lane
what became of this imposing , austere build...
aussie94 7 1925 11th Aug 2017, 19:31
upthetims
Miry Lane pubs
Anybody know how many there used to be.
i-spy 16 1735 9th Jun 2017, 19:50
xenon
Wigans Oldest Tree...
Cleaning out some draws in the garden shed I...
blackrodweaver 6 1814 9th May 2017, 19:24
ayrefield
California St Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone have any pictures or stories of ...
acr47 9 1949 9th Apr 2017, 15:06
GOLDEN BEAR
The outside lavatory.......
..anybody miss theirs
i-spy 48 4101 14th Mar 2017, 08:27
aussie94
walking days
Do you remember when the Whit walks was a bi...
kathpressey 39 4563 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 1660 2nd Dec 2016, 17:10
peebee
Wigan Little Theatre
Would you like to help with project to get t...
jo anne 2 1794 11th Sep 2016, 11:42
aussie94
Wigan of Old
Not sure if this is the right place to be po...
Susanc241 8 1800 11th Sep 2016, 11:36
aussie94
Round House in Whelley
Does anyone know anything about an ancient R...
jo anne 10 2017 7th Sep 2016, 11:24
aussie94
COACH ROAD
It has come to my attention the state of the...
GOLDEN BEAR 15 1884 22nd Aug 2016, 18:48
GOLDEN BEAR
re-charge batteries
Can anyone recall the name of a shop at the ...
GOLDEN BEAR 7 1369 8th Aug 2016, 18:37
GOLDEN BEAR
abraham guest
I looked up Abraham guest on google but all...
tommy c 7 1694 18th May 2016, 21:24
Jazzy
Local History Writing Competition
Wigan Borough Environment & Heritage Network...
jo anne 3 1389 4th Apr 2016, 22:33
jo anne
Pits in Wigan
Sad when you think the pits in Wigan and the...
GrahamK 43 6064 26th Feb 2016, 18:17
flaggy delf
Does Wigan have its own Town flag
Reading in the local free paper that Horwich...
blackrodweaver 25 2844 21st Feb 2016, 16:39
GOLDEN BEAR
1929 Wigan Map Reproduction
Can anyone advise where I can find a replace...
david dunlop 9 2411 24th Jan 2016, 16:38
GOLDEN BEAR
Volunteer Opportunity – First World War Project
For more information - [url=http://gm1914.wo...
jo anne 6 2124 24th Jan 2016, 16:26
GOLDEN BEAR
Caroline st Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone remember or know anything about ...
acr47 20 3000 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 13370 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 4365 15th Jan 2016, 13:47
bassman
Temperance bars in Wigan (and district)
I know one's opened at Botany Bay, Chorley, ...
i-spy 24 2531 12th Jan 2016, 19:26
watchalot
Dewsbury & London
Does anyone know anything about Dewsbury & L...
orlando 7 2253 6th Jan 2016, 22:13
WiganArchSoc
New Wigan Heritage Website
[url="http://www.wiganbuildings.co.uk/listed...
Perkin Warbeck 5 1754 3rd Jan 2016, 18:02
tonker
Ince Hall & "The Dead Hand"
[url="http://www.forgottenbooks.com/readbook...
Perkin Warbeck 6 1341 14th Dec 2015, 20:14
MarieM
Wigan Archives & Local Studies Public Consultation
Your Archives Needs You! Public consulta...
jo anne 5 1430 17th Sep 2015, 17:13
jo anne
The Trenchers Times
A free community project where you can learn...
jo anne - 1023 6th Aug 2015, 09:37
WW1 wounded soldiers
Can anyone help with a query, please ? Wh...
hilly 11 1836 26th Jun 2015, 10:14
jo anne


 
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