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  Posted by J.Merrick on 15th January 2003  merri.me@ic24.net 
 
  Where are you? Chatham, Kent
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    On Yahoo, Looking for info on Tom Burke
 
  Comments A well Presented Site, But would like to see links to some of Wigans Famouse Names on your Pages.

  Posted by Brian Hall on 14th January 2003  
 
  Where are you? Buxton, NSW Australia
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    AOL search
 
  Comments Your website really took me back home. I lives Downall Green for twenty odd years before emigrating to OZ with my wife Debbie Hall(nee Jones). Fabulous photographs. Reet gradly mon!

  Posted by Gaye Houghton on 13th January 2003  
 
  Where are you? California
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    lswlfhs
 
  Comments Loved the info in the directories of 1869 and 1881, I actually found references to the Dawber family for the first time. I'm also interested in the Oldfields who had a brewery in Wigan in the 1880s.

  Posted by Ian Vaines on 1st December 2003  vainesy@intarn.fsnet.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Barnsley
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    web user
 
  Comments Great site, My brother live in new springs on gray close so good to see some of the places we go past while visiting. Be back to visit again in may when barnsley play at jjb. Might see some more of these sights then

  Posted by joseph rutter on 1st December 2003  joseph@rutter55.freeserve.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? new springs
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    webuser
 
  Comments Brian,well done,excellent site, brought back lots of memories. thanks a lot " i'll be back".
joseph.

  Posted by DF on 1st November 2003  
 
  Where are you? Newcastle upon Tyne
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    family
 
  Comments Good site - born in Wigan and brought up in Pemberton - moved to the North East in 1988

  Posted by Ron White on 1st November 2003  
 
  Where are you? Leyland
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    My nephew brought it to my notice
 
  Comments Excellent Site Brings back lots of memories. The only trouble is I cant keep off.keep up the good work

  Posted by brenda mayers on 1st November 2003  mayersbrendaj@aol.com 
 
  Where are you? bryn
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    your brother-in-law,steven!!!
 
  Comments really impressed!! wish you every success,just shows how wrong they are about pie-eaters being thick!!!!{joking!)

  Posted by robert mycock on 1st October 2003  rmnw43293@blueyonder.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? golborne
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    web user magazine
 
  Comments an excellent site with many unusual and interesting features. well presented and easy to follow

  Posted by David Fairclough on 1st October 2003  defacass3@bigpond.com 
 
  Where are you? Werribee, Melbourne, Australia.
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Sister in law in Wigan
 
  Comments What a great site Brian. I left Wigan with my family in 1966 but I have been back a few times 74,76,95, and 2002 and you seem to have captured the true spirit on wigan. Well done, I'll be back, not only to your site but to Wigan as well.

  Posted by maureen mckevitt (nee whelan) on 1st October 2003  maureenm@value.net.nz 
 
  Where are you? New Zealand
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    From family
 
  Comments Great site, hope to find "long lost friends" thro' your guest-book !! Born in Spring View, raised in Bickershaw.... worked in Wigan for "then" N.C.B. (in N.Z 36 yrs.)

  Posted by Betty Lalonde on 1st April 2003  blalonde1@compusmart.ab.ca 
 
  Where are you? Alberta, Canada
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Past Forward
 
  Comments I love your site. I have been researching my ancestors who were born and raised in Wigan and area. Your old gallery gives me such insight into what life was like in the 1800's. Thank you for such a wonderful collection of pictures and information.

  Posted by Connie Kadyk (nee Unsworth) on 1st April 2003  
 
  Where are you? Rocky Mountain House, Alberta Canada
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Was sent a link to your site by an ex-Wiganer
 
  Comments My paternal grandparents were born in Wigan and immigrated to Nova Scotia in 1906. I have researched my Wigan ancestors as far back as 1801. My sister and I spent a delightful week in Wigan in Sept, 2002 visiting cousins that we tracked down.
Learned a lot about Wigan prior to our trip by spending hours in your website. Thanks for all the info!!

  Posted by Eileen Churchill on 1st April 2003  e.churchill@absamail.co.za 
 
  Where are you? South Africa (Johannesburg)
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Thro Mike Grogans Page
 
  Comments My very first "Real Luv" Peter Carr came from Bacup. Used to catch the bus from Accy to meet him. I was 17yrs old He was 20. He lived with a Sister Bernice (or Bernadette)at 36 Tong Lane). I am talking 1958 or thereabouts. Must say your site is terrific, & I will visit often. Thanks. All the best for the New Year. May it be a peaceful & happy one for all.

  Posted by jim reichert on 1st April 2003  holb_gulf@yahoo.com 
 
  Where are you? holbrook mass. usa
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    tripped over it
 
  Comments Great find,already passed it on to my cousin. I'm looking for Prescott's. My ggrandmother was Alice Prescott b.1872 in Wigan as was my uncle Gustav Reichert b.1906 (her son)

  Posted by Bob Bootle on 1st April 2003  bobjunebootle@btopenworld.com 
 
  Where are you? St.Albans, Herts,UK
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google search on 'Higher Ince'
 
  Comments A very enjoyable few hours with your page. I left Higher Ince in 1960 aged 19 yrs. Done family tree searching in Scholes and Lancs. Over 1000 names in my family tree, including dozens of Wigan surnames and a 20 year study of the BOOTLE surname.
I have replied to some of the entries and would be happy to exchange information with others.

  Posted by david houghton on 25th December 2002  
 
  Where are you? home
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    just came across it on the council page
 
  Comments i thought that this site was very interesting indeed.

  Posted by Len Caddick on 24th December 2002  
 
  Where are you? Springfield
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    A Mate
 
  Comments This is a great site for Wiganers, love all the old pictures, keep it up, alsithee

  Posted by Ferge on 23rd December 2002  
 
  Where are you? A-in-M, Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google Search : (Wigan Pier)
 
  Comments This site has helped me appreciate the greatness of our town, wigan is finally getting the recognition is deserves, after the burough achieved the excellent status in the latest inspections. Glad to see pictures of Angers as i was told so much about it at school but never saw it, so cheers! Plus what am glad to see is development, the arcade plan looks good, i hope more buildings are developed over the upcoming years to give wigan even more character and status
will be back regularly
ferge

  Posted by Frank Swift on 20th December 2002  mark1@blueyonder.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    browsing
 
  Comments This is a brilliant site, I hope I have helped one of the people who requested information, I will certainly use the site again and to all the people who think they may know me, yes I am the old Evertonian Thanks

 
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