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Your contributions are most welcome, I will list any I receive on this page.

More Wigan Speyk!
Thanks to James Foster, a Wiganer now living in Spain for sending in this funny Wigan speyk!
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Old Arcade / Legs o Man
Thanks to Alan Leigh for providing history about the Stanley family plus a picture of an old oil painting showing the arcade and pub.
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The Old Arcade
Thanks to Keith Roberts for sending a poem and picture of The Old Arcade. It was read on BBC Radio and published in one of Geoffrey Shryhane's books.
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Old Wigan
Thanks to Alan Leigh for sending a very old scene from the top of town.
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Soldier's Service and Pay Book
Thanks to John Bentham for sending Wigan soldier Fred Bentham's service and pay book for World War II.
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Soldier's Small Book
Thanks to Mike Halliwell for sending in pictures of his grandad's small book from the first World War.
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Even more Wigan Speyk!
Thanks to Colin Burgess, Susan Sherwood and Steve Whittle for contributing some hilarious 'Wiggin Terms' and dialect
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Red Rock in flood, June 2002
John Barlow sent in 3 photos of the Red Rock area, shortly after the flooding in June, 2002.
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Wiggin University 1st Year Exam
Submitted by Neil Hanley. Saved from the 1970's while studying at St John Rigby Sixth Form College in Orrell.
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This mother of a town
Submitted by Bob Talbot, who is currently editing for publication a collection of poems by brother Godfrey Talbot entitled "Cardigans for Granny", and thought this was appropriate for inclusion.
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Petrified Tree
Submitted by Neil Baxter. A petrified tree in Wigan? Apparently so, here is a photo and help with locating it...
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Postcards to and from Wigan
Submitted by Sandra Priestly. Postcards from the Isle of Man, London, Chicago, Portugal, Cape Town... Well travelled Wiganers from around 100 years ago!
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Wigan ghosts!
Submitted by Ron Hunt. An old article from the Wigan and District Advertiser, 24th December 1890 about a ghost in Standish.
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