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  Posted by PeterP on 7th August 2018  
  Where are you? ashton
  How did you find wiganworld?    member
  Comments John Savage type in the search box above"photo of Wigan Police Station" and you might find the one you are looking for

  Posted by John Savage on 6th August 2018  josses71@gmail.com 
  Where are you? Owosso, Michigan USA
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google Search
  Comments I am trying to locate a picture of the Wigan Police Station on Warrington Rd Circa 1881.
My Great Grandfather was a Constable and he and his family lived there.

  Posted by Robyn Wall on 20th July 2018  bobbyann16@hotmail.com 
  Where are you? NE scotland
  How did you find wiganworld?    Searching for Johnny Parr omega trio and found relevant pictures
  Comments We have been searching for information regarding my grandfather, Johnny Parr of the omega trio and came across a picture of another troupe member. The comment below was from John Parr, his son, and would like to try to contact him. The email on the comment is no longer in use so we have hit a bit of a dead end. I'm not entirely sure if he was aware he has siblings so understandably this may be a sensitive topic but my Mum has been looking for a very long time for him. Any information anyone can provide would be very much appreciated.

  Posted by Maureen on 6th July 2018  
  Where are you? Wigan
  How did you find wiganworld?    Been on ages
  Comments Hello Steve C,go to the bottom of this page to find Ron Hunts email..he will help you if he can.
Click on 'Please contact us'

  Posted by steve C on 5th July 2018  chatterley@iscar.co.uk 
  Where are you? Orrell
  How did you find wiganworld?    Known about it for ages but cant join for some reason
  Comments Hi Maureen

Sheila is my aunt, Tommy her brother is my Dad

  Posted by Keith Beckett on 2nd July 2018  
  Where are you? Ashton
  How did you find wiganworld?    Member
  Comments Helen

In 1911 PC George was living at 387 Wigan Road, Bryn.
Born in 1870 in St.Mawgan. His wife Margaret was born nearby in Rainford in 1875.
Three sons, all born in Ashton, Edward Jesse, James Joseph and Charles Edwin.
His brother, William Henry born 1873, was also living with them.
He was still living locally when he died at the age of 71 in 1941.

  Posted by Helen Renee Rasanen on 29th June 2018  reneerasanen@gmail.com 
  Where are you? Currently Iceland by originally Canada
  How did you find wiganworld?    search
  Comments My Great Grandfather was a PC in Wigan and a few other places. His name was Charles Edwin George and he was originally from Cornwall.

Researching him and the family.

  Posted by Admin on 25th June 2018  
  Where are you? Wigan
  How did you find wiganworld?    ADMIN
  Comments Threlfallia email me ron@wiganworld.co.uk

  Posted by Threlfallia on 25th June 2018  
  Where are you? Lost in North of england
  How did you find wiganworld?    Member of forum since 2011
  Comments I simply can't sign in to forum, haven't been able to for months and months, and have had no replies to my e-mails trying to get help! The same message still appears... and nothing is done.
Help, please, from SOMEONE!!

  Posted by Lynne Pringle-Adley on 24th June 2018  lynne.pringle-adley@thelowry.com 
  Where are you? Salford
  How did you find wiganworld?    Registered a few years ago
  Comments I am trying to trace the family on my Grandmothers side, her father was William Ashcroft of Upholland born in 1871 and he married Margaret. Their children were John, Nellie(my Grandma), Annie, Agnes, William and Maggie. My great Grandad and his son John worked in the mines then they moved to Salford for work when the pit closed. We used to visit our family on Mondays in Orrell in the 50's and 60's and I would love to find them. Also Chisnall and Speakman are part of our family.

  Posted by Maureen on 14th June 2018  
  Where are you? Wigan
  How did you find wiganworld?    Been here awhile
  Comments Steve,I remember Sheila Chatterely and Kathleen..they went to the same School as I went to..St Josephs

  Posted by steve C on 12th June 2018  
  Where are you? Orrell
  How did you find wiganworld?    Known about it for ages but cant join for some reason
  Comments Baker Boy, do you know any Chatterley's coming from Poolstock

  Posted by Alan Armstrong on 9th June 2018  fluer@btinternet.com 
  Where are you? Christchurch
  How did you find wiganworld?    Browsing
  Comments Just love the old pictures. ........my parents are from the Wigan area and wonder what distant family recognise my name

  Posted by Andrew N Gagg on 27th May 2018  
  Where are you? Worcester (UK)
  How did you find wiganworld?    By accident
  Comments I’m curious about what happened to our old flat in Wigan. The address was “The Flat, 96 Greenough Street”, but I have a suspicion we had a back door (up steps) as our main entrance, as I remember vividly that we parked our mini van in the dead end road outside our 'front' door. (Incidentally there was a legend that this was the very house George Formby was born in, but there's no blue plaque or anything...!) Is there anyone out there who knows about all this?

  Posted by John Collins on 24th May 2018  collinsjohn@usa.com 
  Where are you? East Village. USA
  How did you find wiganworld?    Browsing for years
  Comments Message for Basil Brush.

Hi, Basil. I will be in the UK this weekend staying in Orrell with friends. Is the offer of you or your sons buying the drinks still on? I will be in the Mount from Friday to Monday from 19.30 to around 21.00. if the answer is yes. we will be stood on the left hand side of the bar. Let me know when you will be in. Am sure we could return the compliment.

  Posted by Cas on 13th May 2018  casashworth@outlook.com 
  Where are you? Blackburn
  How did you find wiganworld?    searching for Wigan RC cemetery records
  Comments Hello. Recently got back to researching my HIGHAM ancestors from Wigan, and a bit obsessed with finding Wigan records and local history stuff at the moment. My gr.gr.grandad John Higham moved to Blackburn about late 1860s. He and most of his Wigan relatives worked in the foundries as brass moulders, iron moulders, etc. His mum and dad Henry and Ann (nee Hallam) were married at St Johns RC chapel in 1848. They lived on "School Common". What a great site you have here, I will definitely be back.

  Posted by Helen on 12th May 2018  
  Where are you? Wigan
  How did you find wiganworld?    Ashton
  Comments Nice to see Lorraine posting more and more these days. Hope hubby is keeping well, I know the BBC movies online keep him out of trouble lol. Looking forward to meeting you sometime in the future, maybe a bite of jackbit in the Mount, will leave that with you. I may just pop in and surprise you.

  Posted by watchalot on 10th May 2018  
  Where are you? whelley
  How did you find wiganworld?    easy
  Comments joseph if she goes on google earth and then street view she will be able to walk down the street past no 56 better than a photo

  Posted by Joseph on 9th May 2018  
  Where are you? WIGAN
  How did you find wiganworld?    looking.
  Comments Have a walk down and take a photo for the lady, Watchaot.

  Posted by watchalot on 9th May 2018  
  Where are you? whelley
  How did you find wiganworld?    easy
  Comments 56 Camebridge st is still there camebridge st ran across Darlington st east we used to call it little camebridge st I was born just round corner in harper st

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