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  Posted by cath dahl on 3rd September 2003  cathdahl@blueyonder.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    through ask jeeves
 
  Comments An excellent site, very interesting to see old and present photographs of the town and its surroundings.

  Posted by WENDY & CHEZ on 3rd July 2003  
 
  Where are you? HALLGATE,WIGAN
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    VIA JEEVES
 
  Comments Really enjoyed seeing the old pics of Wigan,brought back some happy memories,would like to see some of Bluecoat School if poss

  Posted by joanne wray ( aaron) on 3rd July 2003  joanne.wray1@ntlword.com 
 
  Where are you? manchester
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    just found it
 
  Comments is there anyone that went to rose bridge high school and left in 1996 or 97 i would love to hear from anyone who was there

  Posted by Keri Morgan on 3rd May 2003  keri_steelforce@yahoo.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? London
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Browsing
 
  Comments Good to see the old town. Although I don't miss the place much I can see people are making more of an effort to keep thier surroundings clean and respectable. Full marks to all the hard workers in Wigan.

  Posted by Chris Duff on 3rd April 2003  duffy@tesco.net 
 
  Where are you? Alloa, Scotland
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Web user magazine
 
  Comments What a great site I realy must congratulate you its ablsolutly fabulous great look great site navagation excellent content, myself being a wanna be web designer im am truley inspired...... WELL DONE!!!!!

  Posted by Lindsay Heyes on 3rd February 2003  
 
  Where are you? Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments I love the design of this site, and my posts requesting information surrounding my ancestors at Billinge Chapel End have been very fruitful. It really is very good. I feel drawn to visit.

  Posted by Paul Baxendale on 3rd January 2003  pbaxendale@cogeco.ca 
 
  Where are you? Toronto, Canada
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Ex-Lancs website
 
  Comments Moved with my family to Canada May 2002, used to live in Orrell, mother still lives in Norley Hall, sister in Whelley. This is a great site for memories and showing the locals here our fantastic home town. Great work Brian please keep it going.

  Posted by David N. Morgan on 27th February 2003  dmorgan@bmts.com 
 
  Where are you? Canada
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Link sent by friend from Gathurst
 
  Comments I have finally found something on the "Web" that my wife and I share a common interest in (Both born in Wigan) I congratulate you on your site. Thankyou.

  Posted by Susan on 26th February 2003  
 
  Where are you? Yorkshire
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Visit site often.
 
  Comments Re: New Information Yards of Wigan. Yet again I have found out something I wanted to know from this site and other helpful viewers.
My Grandmother's cousin married a man who had originated from Dickinsons Yard.
Of course no a modern day clue, but I always take the course of my lot do not fall far from the tree - tribal grasslands sort of style, the area being Pemberton. Lo and behold, once again, the new listing Yards of Wigan solves the query and my conviction. Ormskirk Road. Thank You Brian.

  Posted by Lee Davenport on 25th February 2003  lad69_98@yahoo.com 
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Good mate Brian showed me around the site!
 
  Comments Super setup probably the best Wigan web site. Nice coverage on the mighty latics!!
Oh, looked at Wigan evening post web site not very good full of nonsense advertising and not much fact!!!!

  Posted by Dudley Leather on 24th February 2003  dleather@telus.net 
 
  Where are you? Quesnel. B.C. Canada
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Search Engine.
 
  Comments Excellent site with photos to match. Really enjoyed the site. Ex Wigan Police 1957-62 before leaving Wigan Area for Manchester/Cheshire then Lincolnshire. Emigrated October 1996. Many happy memories came back.

  Posted by Kathleen Walsh on 23rd February 2003  k_walsh4@yahoo.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Golborne
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    LQQK was recomended by family member
 
  Comments Brilliant site for Wiganers. I was born and brought up in Wigan,and proud of it.Keep up the good work.

  Posted by jayne on 22nd February 2003  
 
  Where are you? wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Looking for info on the grammer school
 
  Comments Every time i visit this site more and more photos are on and more info this is brill. look forward to visiting soon. but would like to see more photos on schools like Beech hill Primary around 1946 +

  Posted by Cloie Brevik on 22nd February 2003  
 
  Where are you? Salina, Kansas USA
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    English cousin sent it to me.
 
  Comments My mother is from the Ashton/Bryn area (Whitledge Green area). My family and I have visited often through the years an aunt and uncle who lived on Old Wigan Road - close to the Library. Thank you for the site and all the goodies I have found so far. It has brought back many fond memories.

  Posted by Clive Molyneux on 22nd February 2003  cgmolyneux@ntlworld.com 
 
  Where are you? Farnborough, Hampshire
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments Great site. Very useful for my genealogical research. Keep up the good work.

  Posted by Tom Atherton on 21st February 2003  
 
  Where are you? Cardiff
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Random search
 
  Comments As an exile I have been searching for such a site for sometime-it has to be the best web site I have come across and it has given me great pleasure in viewing many of the wonderful photographs. Very nostalgic too.

  Posted by colin derricott on 20th February 2003  colin@derricott3473.fsnet.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Beech Hill
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    freeserve, while looking for Wigan Little Theatre
 
  Comments A very interesting site. Would like to see some info on the valley at beech hill.

  Posted by P. Jackson on 19th February 2003  andhimself@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Manchester
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Ask Jeeves
 
  Comments Looking for any information on John Longman who was living in Wigan in 1960.

  Posted by XPhile2868 on 17th February 2003  stephensmith86@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Preston, Lancashire
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    search engine
 
  Comments Hi,
Does anyone know about my mother's family, the Ricketts? They were from Wigan. Helen Ricketts, my grandmother, was born in 1932.
Also, does anyone have any info on an event where my grandmother's cousin saved a lot of miners by holding up a collapsing mine roof with his back? if so, email me @ stephensmith86@hotmail.com

  Posted by John Howarth on 2nd October 2003  kinghow@t-online.de 
 
  Where are you? Near Munich, Germany
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    By surfing the Net for Wigan
 
  Comments Hugely entertaining, informative site with many superb photographs. I lived on Wigan Lane (Greenhill) between 1971 and 1979. The pictures bring back so many very happy memories. Alas, it seems that two of my schools - Gidlow Middle and Whitley High - appear to have made way for housing estates. That's life. And of course the Latics now play at the JJB Stadium. Things just move on! All the best and thank you. I must visit Wigan again SOON!

 
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