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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 3195 Sticky!
Springs Branch Railway
I have been lurking on these boards for many...
RPowell42 12 996 31st Jan 2020, 19:49
upthetims
Millbeth on Station Road, 1960s
Hi everyone - Iím looking for a picture of m...
Fiona1996 2 290 31st Jan 2020, 19:40
upthetims
Workhouse Frog Lane
what became of this imposing , austere build...
aussie94 9 2694 14th Jan 2020, 14:52
priscus
Pubs in Scholes....
Can any of you lovely people give me or poin...
custard 3 362 2nd Jan 2020, 04:49
aussie94
Ashfield House Standish
Hello , new member here, just wondering if a...
Sherriff - 151 4th Dec 2019, 17:25
George the School " Poney"
Being a member of Wigan Golf Club and readin...
blackrodweaver - 170 20th Nov 2019, 20:17
Dorothy
50 years ago I worked at Metal Box in Westh...
aussie94 13 788 15th Oct 2019, 09:33
aussie94
Cobbled Streets
Not many left any near you
blackrodweaver 28 4126 24th Jul 2019, 12:04
PeterP
Two
i-spy 5 627 28th May 2019, 17:42
kenee
Temperance bars in Wigan (and district)
I know one's opened at Botany Bay, Chorley, ...
i-spy 27 3275 22nd May 2019, 20:21
retep1949
Lockkeepers at Poolstock.
Before 1900, lockkeeper James Leyland. Any i...
soreen - 246 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 1449 13th Nov 2018, 23:33
jodav
Horse Racing in Wigan
Never knew that Wigan had a race course. Fou...
blackrodweaver 4 1084 29th Oct 2018, 13:20
tony j
Ashfield House Standish late 50's info
Was Ashfield House in Standish (which is now...
BLACKRODWEAVER 20 4151 28th Sep 2018, 16:40
Bradshaws Girl
Wigan Grammar School 1958-63
Anyone out there remember those days? Rugby ...
fedup 26 3532 27th Sep 2018, 17:18
jud178
Old Mersey Times
I'm not sure if [url=http://www.old-merseyti...
dave© 2 853 12th Aug 2018, 11:58
tonker
Either end of St Pauls Ave
Interesting to note that there are two Engli...
Perkin Warbeck 20 3732 23rd Jul 2018, 18:38
tonker
Arley Hall.. Wigan Golf Club
As a member we get a very good and informati...
blackrodweaver 6 1058 8th Jul 2018, 20:31
blackrodweaver
Wigan pub
Hi, Does anyone remember the name of the pu...
greenveg 10 3077 31st May 2018, 13:35
jarvo
Swampy Ground
Someone has commented on a Photo-a-day relat...
SoniaB 4 1515 6th Apr 2018, 22:57
minnie
WIGAN, A CENTURY ON.
Well, 110 years on, really. Just been loo...
macwil48 - 1502 31st Aug 2017, 08:24
Miry Lane pubs
Anybody know how many there used to be.
i-spy 16 2398 9th Jun 2017, 19:50
xenon
Wigans Oldest Tree...
Cleaning out some draws in the garden shed I...
blackrodweaver 6 2283 9th May 2017, 19:24
ayrefield
California St Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone have any pictures or stories of ...
acr47 9 2386 9th Apr 2017, 15:06
GOLDEN BEAR
The outside lavatory.......
..anybody miss theirs
i-spy 48 4635 14th Mar 2017, 08:27
aussie94
walking days
Do you remember when the Whit walks was a bi...
kathpressey 39 5136 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 2182 2nd Dec 2016, 17:10
peebee
Wigan Little Theatre
Would you like to help with project to get t...
jo anne 2 2246 11th Sep 2016, 11:42
aussie94
Wigan of Old
Not sure if this is the right place to be po...
Susanc241 8 2281 11th Sep 2016, 11:36
aussie94
Round House in Whelley
Does anyone know anything about an ancient R...
jo anne 10 2550 7th Sep 2016, 11:24
aussie94
COACH ROAD
It has come to my attention the state of the...
GOLDEN BEAR 15 2352 22nd Aug 2016, 18:48
GOLDEN BEAR
re-charge batteries
Can anyone recall the name of a shop at the ...
GOLDEN BEAR 7 1783 8th Aug 2016, 18:37
GOLDEN BEAR
abraham guest
I looked up Abraham guest on google but all...
tommy c 7 2213 18th May 2016, 21:24
Jazzy
Local History Writing Competition
Wigan Borough Environment & Heritage Network...
jo anne 3 1780 4th Apr 2016, 22:33
jo anne
Pits in Wigan
Sad when you think the pits in Wigan and the...
GrahamK 43 6852 26th Feb 2016, 18:17
flaggy delf
Does Wigan have its own Town flag
Reading in the local free paper that Horwich...
blackrodweaver 25 3353 21st Feb 2016, 16:39
GOLDEN BEAR
1929 Wigan Map Reproduction
Can anyone advise where I can find a replace...
david dunlop 9 2893 24th Jan 2016, 16:38
GOLDEN BEAR
Volunteer Opportunity Ė First World War Project
For more information - [url=http://gm1914.wo...
jo anne 6 2523 24th Jan 2016, 16:26
GOLDEN BEAR
Caroline st Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone remember or know anything about ...
acr47 20 3520 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 14281 15th Jan 2016, 15:09
berylh


 
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