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Packet House, Wallgate.
Started by: gaffer (5962)   Report abuse
Maureen

Using the Wigan World old streets location and this larger scale map the Packet House was located on the corner of Caroline Street.
Queen Street was located adjacent to number 67 Wallgate, Fisher's Yard adjacent to 73 Wallgate and Farrimond's row number 83. The Packet House was number 85.
Sorry for the mistake in the album.


Posted by: momac (8679)  Report abuse
Thank you very much Gaffer..I know exactly where it was now..the shop
that now stands on the spot sells guitars,I was brought up in Great George
St,which is only more or less across the way..and we go past regularly
coming back from The Range where I get my paints..again thank you.youre
very kind to go the trouble for me.x

Posted by: MarieM (4912) Report abuse
Maureen, where ever did the name Willgoose Lane come from.

Posted by: momac (8679)  Report abuse
Marie I believe it was named after a Wilgoose family who owned business
in Wigan in the early 19th century and also owned land.

 
 
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