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  Posted by Sally mcnally on 30th May 2017  
 
  Where are you? Newtownabbey co.antrim.
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Web
 
  Comments Excellent site.been trying to get a pic of 24 wigan road in 1941.this is were my grandad wilson kerr lodged until his untimely death, if anyone can help.. he is buried in Ince cemetery h6utq

  Posted by Susan Moore on 19th May 2017  Susanmoo54@gmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Through Web search
 
  Comments Would like to find collegues from HJ Heinz standish canned goods labelling and filling whom worked at standish 1968 to 1981 please contact me on email susanmoo54@gmail.com .name original Susan Abram

  Posted by Doug Mann on 17th May 2017  douglas.mann2@ntlworld.com 
 
  Where are you? Shaw Oldham
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Browsing
 
  Comments My Gt Grandfather and his son Charles were killed in the Bamforlong Mining Disaster in 1892.The Mann family left Wigan Lane and moved to Shaw in 1914. Are there any other relatives
of the men and boys who were killed still living in Wigan?

  Posted by Linda Mc Donald on 16th May 2017  L.west30@icloud.com 
 
  Where are you? Rathcoole Newtownabbey Northern Ireland
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Very good
 
  Comments I'm looking to contact my cousins in Wigan Dennis and Brian Boyd

  Posted by susan edwards nee brown on 16th May 2017  
 
  Where are you? devon
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    easy to look at
 
  Comments does anyone know if john barry slater is still in wigan ,we both went to whelley school.

  Posted by Helen on 14th May 2017  
 
  Where are you? Norfolk
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Ages ago
 
  Comments Looking for information on a Brian Ormshaw re Prescott family history. Born 1929 probably at Platt Bridge. Parents Eveline & Frank.

  Posted by Jo Parsons on 12th May 2017  bradder.ab@gmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Bolton
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments The site won't let me register for some reason. I'm looking for anyone who went to St John's C of E primary school 1963-1969, then Pemberton Boys School 1969 - 1974. The senior school turned into comprehensive, I think Mesnes Community School, not sure. If you were there then, or know someone who was, please e-mail me at bradder.ab@gmail.com. Thank you.

  Posted by chris cordwell on 17th April 2017  cwcordwell@gmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Isle of Man
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments Am Looking to find relatives or any family of the late William Baker Flemming Pawnbroker of Wigan

  Posted by Alex on 6th April 2017  aleximacdougall@gmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Manchester
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments The site looks great and id like to contribute to the forum. However my email to forum@wiganworld.co.uk to register for the forum failed... Any idea of how to join?

Cheers, alex

  Posted by Christine on 28th March 2017  
 
  Where are you? Pemberton
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Friends
 
  Comments Such a great site to keep an eye what is happening. Can anyone give me an idea when John is coming back.

  Posted by Herindoors on 22nd March 2017  
 
  Where are you? here
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    look in frequently
 
  Comments How can I join the gang?

  Posted by Ellen on 22nd March 2017  
 
  Where are you? Ontario
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    My daughter found it.
 
  Comments Hello Alan,
Thanks for your reply. I've been in Canada for 50 years. Lived and worked in Toronto for twenty years, then moved to a small town in Midwestern Ontario, finally moved into the country proper, living in a former farm house, last year.
I was indeed in the photo you mentioned you had been given by Mr.Studdert (what a terrific person he was).I was in Form 2A, second left, front row. I have fond memories of Mr Studdert, even though he advised me, in fourth form to give up on studying Latin! I visited him a couple of times after leaving UGS. The last time was,I believe,about a year before I emigrated.
Best wishes.

  Posted by Alan Porter on 20th March 2017  tiaroa@shaw.ca 
 
  Where are you? Vancouver Island
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments Hi Fred
Questions - What is your full name ? How do you know me ? and what were you doing in Nanaimo ?

Hope you don't mind me quizzing you.

Cheers

Alan

  Posted by Fred on 20th March 2017  fredgourmet@gmail.com  http://fredmason.com
 
  Where are you? Cumbria
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Internet search
 
  Comments To Sandra in St Helen's.

I can still see Mrs Pollitt in her shop from when I was a kid.She would give us an apple when we saved up newspapers and took them in to her. Her son was Alan who went to school with us. Sorry, I don't know anymore. Have you tried facebook?

Also I remember Alan Porter and have worked in Nanaimo myself.

  Posted by Sandra Rees on 19th March 2017  sandrarees0501@icloud.com 
 
  Where are you? St Helens
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Internet
 
  Comments I am trying to trace my paternal family my grandmother owned a fruit and veg shop in Pemberton Mrs Pollitt. One of your members have mentioned this shop (Fred Mason) I would be grateful for any help whatsoever. I would also be most grateful for the names of Mrs Pollitt's son/son's in particular thank you so much xxx Sandra Rees xxxx

  Posted by Alan Porter on 16th March 2017  tiaroa@shaw.ca 
 
  Where are you? Vancouver Island
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments Hello Ellen.
How nice to connect with you ! Your sister's name I remember but, like you, I cannot see a face.

I am in Nanaimo. I spent a number of years as a medical officer in the Canadian Armed Forces and ended up at the Navy Base Esquimalt in Victoria.

If you were at UGS in 1951 I might have a photo that you were in. I have the complete album of all the school photos that were taken in Sept 1951. It was given to me by Mr Studdert before he passed away.

My best wishes to you.

Alan

  Posted by Ellen on 15th March 2017  
 
  Where are you? Ontario, Canada
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Daughter found it
 
  Comments Forgot to add to my previous post,that it was a message for Alan Porter!

  Posted by Ellen on 15th March 2017  
 
  Where are you? Ontario,Canada.
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    I didn't, my daughter did!
 
  Comments I was at UGS 1951-57. I can remember your name,But cannot put a face to it! You problably wouldn't remember a lowly first-former, when you would have been an exalted third, or was it Fourth year for you. You might have known my sister,who was in her final year in'51; she was a prefect.(she was Jean Patten).How long have you been in Canada,and whereabouts in Vancouver Island do you live?

  Posted by Herindoors on 12th March 2017  
 
  Where are you? here
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    look in frequently
 
  Comments I have sent a photo of some of the flowers and a photo that have been placed on the grave to Photo a Day so we will have to see if it gets chosen by the admin.
BTW do you know of any more old people who are on there last legs for videoing

Disgraceful comment by this Mick on the forum

  Posted by pizzey on 10th March 2017  onlymee11@ymail.com 
 
  Where are you? uk
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    online
 
  Comments Hi everyone,
I am looking for some info on my family the pizzey's from Wigan area,
My mum is Tina-marie pizzey born 1966
My grandfather is Harold pizzey born 1940 his mother was lilly pizzey nee Ince,
His father was Harold pizzey born 1920 to Mary pizzey.
I have been looking for my mum for many years but no luck.
If anyone knew any of them please let me know it would be nice to find out more.
Appreciate the help.

 
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