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Places   (Help with places, streets and buildings in Wigan.)

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Northern Soul list 3
Thought it was time to start a new thread to save scrolling. Still had no time to updat...
brian j 1270 38,588 Sticky!
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 15
HERE WE GO NUMBER 15 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?opt=f...
bambam 38 435 9th May 2021, 16:31
bambam
Christine Marsden
Hello Christine i believe you have info on the burials of ST. MATHEWS Highfield i would b...
GOLDEN BEAR 1 60 9th May 2021, 13:02
christine marsden
School photos st.williams rc 1950,s
Any school pictures from my primary school from 1955-1960
steve eady 2 103 8th May 2021, 17:45
sammys
Question; the properties built Whelley "The Mount"
Would anyone have any historical information regarding the building of the properties up t...
goldringers 27 651 4th May 2021, 21:23
wigvet
HERE WE GO NUMBER 14
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 14
bambam 251 5,024 4th May 2021, 16:47
bambam
Church records
The lovely Freda did an amazing job transcribing the cemetery records. I have used them s...
daviessb 4 494 4th May 2021, 16:15
GOLDEN BEAR
Mystery House/Cross Country Runs - Shevvy High
Does anyone remember a lone, derelict house in I think it must have been Elnup Woods ? ...
hamlet 12 3,108 1st May 2021, 13:28
ShevvyChic
Logs
If you dont mind a bit of a run out go to Delanere Forest, you can pick it up where the r...
bentlegs 6 610 27th Apr 2021, 17:05
bentlegs
Irish diaspora mid 1800s
I am doing some research into Irish settlement in the mid-1800s. I have read that Scholes/...
WiganWrestlingHistory 9 554 27th Apr 2021, 10:36
momac
The History of Wigan Casino and Northern Soul
Three wonderful stickys of music and now the history At 2am in the early hours of Sunda...
tony g 40 6,664 24th Apr 2021, 08:09
jo anne
Titanic Survey ........
...... See General!
tonker 5 253 23rd Apr 2021, 22:10
tonker
ST .PAUL Church Yard
I was just wondering does anyone know who is responsible for the upkeep and general tidyin...
GOLDEN BEAR 23 963 22nd Apr 2021, 19:41
DaveL
Kitt Green
Hi everyone I'm asking for info if anyone has it please .I'm looking for info on my step g...
winnie 18 659 16th Apr 2021, 11:26
christine marsden
GRAVES INDEX
Can anyone tell me if there is a grave index for ST .MATHEWS ,HIGHFIELD ,PEMBERTON . I ha...
GOLDEN BEAR 4 301 16th Apr 2021, 10:51
christine marsden
Scotsman’s flash
Hi just joined today , my husband starting digging the garden to do an sunken. Trampoline ...
kirstiefish01 16 552 10th Apr 2021, 08:43
kathpressey
OLD FARM HOUSE UNDER SCOTMANS FLASH
is it true there is a old farm house under scotmans flash - does anyone have pics before t...
shiny 93 16,958 9th Apr 2021, 18:09
tonker
wigan casino and student union
I remember Quintessence at the casino in 69 or 70.what a fantastic night.I stood about a f...
Magic tree 94 1,941 4th Apr 2021, 10:11
JR
Bull Hey- Wigan Cricket Club
Can anyone enlighten me as to why Wigan Cricket Club grounds off Park Road are named Bull ...
fedup 2 340 22nd Mar 2021, 10:48
JR
Crown and Anchor Queen Street
Does anyone remember the Crown and Anchor pub, my Aunt was the licencee in the 50,s
fletcher - 208 15th Mar 2021, 15:23
fletcher
Brook House Greenhouse's and Garden, Highfield
Hi all, I am currently researching some ruins that are situated in Blundell's Wood, Hig...
Fursty Ferret 7 753 15th Mar 2021, 12:40
Old Timer
Catholic burial places
I have Catholic ancestors who died in Wigan in 1851 and 1853. In the 1851 census they wer...
Helen Heaton 15 522 14th Mar 2021, 19:58
winnie
New houses off frog lane
I was driving around frog lane area today and was shocked to see how many houses have been...
GOLDEN BEAR 20 582 10th Mar 2021, 12:16
GOLDEN BEAR
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 916 29,451 9th Mar 2021, 12:01
whups
Abraham Guest
Dean Trust Wigan - @DeanTrustWigan ([url=https://twitter.com/DeanTrustWigan/status/1365682...
jo anne - 177 28th Feb 2021, 17:18
jo anne
Injections
Injection are being given for the over 80s next week, i got a date for Tuesday.Across from...
bentlegs 26 1,586 19th Feb 2021, 21:03
winnie
River Douglas
An exciting new project on the River Douglas has started & Groundwork CLM needs volunteers...
jo anne 15 3,751 18th Feb 2021, 21:24
jo anne
154 Upholland Road, Billinge
My Greatgrandfather Enoch Walker died at 154 Upholland Road in 1935 although he lived in I...
jilly 11 3,154 16th Feb 2021, 12:24
PeterP
The Mystery of Monkeys' Neest (Poolstock)
Hello everyone I grew up in Wigan, principally in Hindley and Aspull respectively, but ...
kaikell 3 515 8th Feb 2021, 13:18
jarvo
George Lyon, highwayman
Could anyone direct me to the precise location of George Lyon's grave at St Thomas' Church...
JR 15 1,077 6th Feb 2021, 18:05
JR
Queen Street, Wigan
I've searched for a photo of the Old Swan Inn in Queen Street without success. Does anyon...
Miller60 2 270 4th Feb 2021, 19:09
davey
Wigan Casino - rock night.
The Casino is well known in Britain and also the USA for the Northern Soul Night, but ther...
JR 14 919 1st Feb 2021, 09:34
JR
Lord and Sharman (Slipper Works), Pemberton
I wonder if anyone on here ever worked at the Shoe factory in Pem. I worked there from 196...
JR 17 1,411 16th Jan 2021, 17:09
JR
Brian's Canal Walks
I know you cant do it right now but Mick brought up what Wigan council should do on (photo...
dougie 3 468 13th Jan 2021, 20:35
dougie
Plessey telecommunications, Lamberhead
Hi, did anyone work at Lamberhead between 1966 to 1973? Do you remember Harry Meadows o...
Nim Patel - 255 11th Jan 2021, 21:23
Nim Patel
HERE WE GO NUMBER 13
HERE WE GO NUMBER 13 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?o...
bambam 213 5,243 9th Jan 2021, 00:58
bambam
The Crawford Inn - Crawford Village
Hi I know this is a bit of a long shot but I was just wondering if anyone might be able to...
Heidi 8 587 8th Jan 2021, 18:55
tonker
Finding family
Hi all
Jasminehogan 1 256 8th Jan 2021, 16:24
JAMB
Trying to contact paddy2t10
I am trying to contact a contributor with the username paddy2t10. It seems that he is a re...
bigbondy - 137 8th Jan 2021, 15:41
bigbondy
Strangeways Hall farm
On the 1845 6-inch map of Hindley there is a house called "Strangeways" which I think is w...
Barley 13 598 7th Jan 2021, 16:11
peter g
Haigh Hall vandalism
Not a good sign.  Taken on Christmas Day. [url=https://flic.kr/p/2kkLVrC]https://live....
Axcroft 4 616 30th Dec 2020, 20:10
Axcroft