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  Posted by johnny on 24th November 2017  
 
  Where are you? pemberton nr wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    advert
 
  Comments i also delivered orders for tommy smailes in 1956 while at thomas more catholic school newtown now demolished good old days brings memories back mr smailes was a great man.

  Posted by alison on 17th November 2017  alifaith23@hotmail.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? swindon
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    ok
 
  Comments i am still trying to trace my grandfathers family his name was Alfred marsh born aprox 1895 his mum was sarah marsh I'm believe he had two sons and a daughter in later years any one with info please write he was in the navy during ww2

  Posted by Helen West on 16th November 2017  
 
  Where are you? Norfolk
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Long ago
 
  Comments Great site for Wiganers & others, look at it every day.

Help required. In the course of researching my
Prescott family history I have traced my Grt Uncle, John Prescott born in 1871 in Ince. John had a son Eric born abt 1910 who married Adeline Gregory. They in turn had a son David John born April 1942.

If anyone recognises these names could they leave a message please. I have family history that I am happy to share with them. No Strings attached.

Many Thanks.

  Posted by Margaret Smith nee Kellie on 27th October 2017  
 
  Where are you? Born in wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Previous contact
 
  Comments I understand My Father, Harold Kellie who was a builder and also a Wiganer, knocked down some houses across from Wigan Hospital on Wigan Lane around 1960's which I think we're called The Woodlands. Can anyone tell me anything about the homes and who lived there in 1900's onwards. Any photos also helpful. Thankyou

  Posted by Martin O'Toole on 16th October 2017  mjccomms@gmail.com 
 
  Where are you? North Yorkshire
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    trying to register for ages
 
  Comments Hello, this is a message for lanky11 if you are still submitting messages here. I read that you lived in Cambridge St. Did you know my dad Joe Toole. my uncles were Frank and Bernard and my aunt Margaret.

  Posted by Rob on 5th October 2017  rjgaskell@outlook.com 
 
  Where are you? Pemberton wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Look regularly
 
  Comments If anyone played football for
the White swan in pemberton's there
is a re-union tomorrow night Friday 6th October
at norley cricket club at 7.30 p.m

  Posted by Gerry Barlow on 28th September 2017  gerry.barlow@tiscali.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Colwyn Bay
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments After my mother's death, I have come across a World War 1 memorial card for Pte William Lewis, South Wales Borderers, son of George and Kate Lewis, husband of Jane Fearnley of 19 Bridgecroft Street, Hindley, Wigan and wish to return the card to living relatives.

  Posted by Neil Aspinall on 13th September 2017  Mojo_60s@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? St Helens
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Friend
 
  Comments Looking to get in touch with WiganWorld member Jen2312 RE: her Melling family enquiry.

  Posted by Karlie on 12th September 2017  Karlie.banville@gmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Bolton and British Columbia
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Boyfriends uncle
 
  Comments Hello, I have come to Bolton/Wigan to do research on a Canadian/ British folk hero who came from Wigan. His name was Joseph "Joe" Naylor. I know he was born on August 12, 1872 in Wigan. He died 5th October 1946 in Cumberland, British Columbia, Canada. If this is your relative, then I am absolutely dying to speak with you about him. My email is Karlie.Banville@gmail.com.If you know anything, if you think you know anything, I would so appreciate you contacting me. Joe Naylor is an important part of Canadian history, and I can't let him fade into nothing. I have one photo of him that I am happy to share, if it helps. Thanks for your time.

  Posted by Linda Prescott on 11th September 2017  lindawigan@yahoo.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    internet
 
  Comments For Janet Gibson my email is lindawigan@yahoo.co.uk. Your dads name came up when my aunt was doing our family tree. Wanted to know if he is the same one.

  Posted by ROLYAT on 10th September 2017  
 
  Where are you? WIGAN
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    YEARS AGO
 
  Comments Re.Island Row I remember in the 1940's the whole area was subject to flooding due to the brook that ran along the side and front of these houses,maybe this was the origin of the name.

  Posted by Helen of Troy on 9th September 2017  
 
  Where are you? Norgolk
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Years ago
 
  Comments Thanks Rolyat. I did see cottages called Island Row on WW & wondered if The Island might have been that area. Looking on old maps the land there does look as if it was a sort of island, cut off by the canal, railway lines etc

  Posted by Admin on 9th September 2017  
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    ADMIN
 
  Comments Would people asking for information please leave their email address. I'm amazed how many people ask for information and don't leave any contact details.

  Posted by ROLYAT on 8th September 2017  
 
  Where are you? WIGAN
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    YEARS AGO
 
  Comments I believe there was an Island Row at the bottom of Petticoat Lane

  Posted by helen of troy on 5th September 2017  
 
  Where are you? Norfolk
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Have known it a long time
 
  Comments I wonder if anyone out there could help me.
My Prescott/Dawson family history shows on the 1861 census that John Dawson & his family were living at...The Island, Ince in Makerfield.....John Dawson was a plate layer on the railway.
Obviously the address, The Island does not exist today but does anyone know where it might have been ?

  Posted by JANET GIBSON on 1st September 2017  
 
  Where are you? wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    INTERNET
 
  Comments HI THERE IS A POST ON COMMUNICATE AND PEOPLE FROM A LINDAP LOOKING FOR ARNOLD MEARS OR JANET GIBSON, I AM UNABLE TO POST A COMMENT AS I CANT GET INTO THE SYSTEM AS I HAVE FORGOT MY PASSWORD, CAN SHE POST HER EMAIL OR ARE YOU ON FACEBOOK. CAN ANYONE TELL ME HOW TO GET A NEW PASSWORD AS I HAVE TRIED BUT NOT RECEIVED AN EMAIL BACK

  Posted by christopher cordwell on 29th August 2017  cwcordwell@gmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Isle of Man
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    luck
 
  Comments Researching family I am looking for relatives or family of William Baker flemming pawnbroker, and has any body found a Bensley family in the wigan area about 1917? might have a gerald for son
Thanks for your time

  Posted by Catherine on 26th August 2017  
 
  Where are you? United Kingdom
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Internet
 
  Comments James says he has a photo of Edward and Jane Eaves - from 1909 please can he let me know if he will share it .

  Posted by Kathy Parkes on 25th August 2017  kathycat_kato@hotmail.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? United Kingdom
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Research
 
  Comments Unable to sign up to WW and keep getting an error message, so frustrating. trying to answer Karl Roberts post who is looking for a Turton family, I was a Turton and have been tracing my ancestry, we may or may not have a line somewhere but happy to converses when i can get onto the site properly!

  Posted by Kathy Parkes on 25th August 2017  kathycat_kato@hotmail.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Kitt Green
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    researching family history
 
  Comments Love the site, got lots of family photos to share

 
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