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

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Northern Soul list 3
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brian j 1271 39,998 Sticky!
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bambam 252 3,200 21st May 2022, 22:39
trixie
Savers shop
Savers in galleries does anyone know they have relocated ..
anniedingle 3 480 14th May 2022, 19:59
bambam
DEANERY HIGH SCHOOL
did anyone go to the deanery and leave in 1985? just wondering
mamacass 24 10,339 13th May 2022, 15:03
Darren1966
B and M Wigan town centre
What a mess this once beautiful building is…shame on the owners…and how long has that ...
roylew 22 859 11th May 2022, 23:45
bambam
St Helens Mining Tech On North Road
Anybody remember any of the teachers from St Helens Mining Tech on North Road? I can reme...
GrahamK 80 7,131 4th May 2022, 13:43
Bill1971
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 964 32,483 3rd May 2022, 17:31
whups
Help on Places and Genealogy.... Bolton's yard
Hi. Appreciate knowledge/thoughts on a birth certificate actual location. The certifi...
Drew 3 254 1st May 2022, 12:43
gaffer
Gas Works, Princess Road, Ashton
Can anyone tell me when this ceased to function? I seem to remember conversion to natur...
ena malcup 1 237 25th Apr 2022, 12:41
Dagutd27
Bird i'th Hand Ormskirk Street Wigan
Hi I'm trying to get a photo of the Pub my Grandad owned in 1930. He was Albert Pilkington...
kelvinmc 10 529 15th Apr 2022, 15:04
Tommy Two Stroke
573 wigan road bryn/ ashton
Hi all you wiganners.I really hope someone can help me. I am going for a visit to Wigan a...
rusty 13 2,683 14th Apr 2022, 15:38
dougie
INGERSOLL-RAND HINDLEY
Anyone work at Ingersoll=Rand from 1964 to 1973.
henry7 27 3,157 25th Mar 2022, 22:36
tomplum
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bambam 192 5,651 25th Mar 2022, 20:33
bambam
King Street Wigan
Julie McKiernan and Corrie Shelley have been commissioned by Streets Apart to develop ...
Corrie Shelley - 208 24th Mar 2022, 09:23
Corrie Shelley
estate in ince
did anyone live on the estate in ince all the streets were named after places in the lake ...
winnie 48 2,985 23rd Mar 2022, 22:01
winnie
Atkinson's Row, Ince in Makerfield
Hi Does anyone know where Atkinson's Row was. My family mostly lived on the Wigan side ...
Miller60 1 287 26th Feb 2022, 20:16
Pewfall
Where was this shop?
I've added a photo showing a shop owned by John James Wych for several years in the 1920s....
StuartRal 12 641 24th Feb 2022, 21:06
tuddy
Upholland Grammar School
Upholland Grammar Through the Ages by Nicola Gray https://i50.servimg.com/u/f50/19/24/1...
jo anne - 288 23rd Feb 2022, 07:55
jo anne
Cansfield high school
I remember when this school was called "the Secondary ", i left in 1978, my name is Ian Ch...
peeweerug 187 8,924 22nd Feb 2022, 15:41
ena malcup
Family history
I am trying to find my family on the 1911 censers .In 1916 they are living at Queen street...
winnie 4 454 26th Jan 2022, 20:18
Pewfall
NEW HOUSE' NEL PAN LANE
I had an occasion to have to go to Leigh Hospital the other day ,and i went via Hindley Gr...
GOLDEN BEAR 4 496 17th Jan 2022, 14:53
GOLDEN BEAR
Brock Mill farm. Haigh
Looking for info on above. My ancestors the Alkers farmed there in the late 1700s to early...
christine marsden 2 321 8th Jan 2022, 18:58
christine marsden
Gaffer, please help!
I gave wrong address I was searching for when you answered my query. Got mixed up with 402...
soreen 2 236 4th Jan 2022, 17:33
soreen
402, Wakefield Rd.Dewsbury
Hi, Had great help from this site.Can I ask another question, please? Can u tell me who wa...
soreen 3 417 3rd Jan 2022, 18:12
soreen
Christine Marsden
Hello Christine i believe you have info on the burials of ST. MATHEWS Highfield i would b...
GOLDEN BEAR 4 802 2nd Jan 2022, 13:11
GOLDEN BEAR
Holland
Was there a place called Holland in the 1700s in Wigan or was it upholland?
christine marsden 1 303 31st Dec 2021, 09:48
PeterP
Crank and Burtons
Do you remember it ?,behind Browns dentists ,you could park in the yard at the side,when i...
dave b 36 4,101 29th Dec 2021, 17:01
mickadoptedwiganer
Wiganworld Forums
Instead of using this Communicate section. It would be more advantageous, and quicker for ...
wiganyankeeron 5 3,216 28th Dec 2021, 13:35
tuddy
Newfoundland Colliery Worthington
Who ran it, when was it a working pit, and was there a rail connexion? Can't find it menti...
flaggy delf 27 3,524 19th Dec 2021, 11:02
zenith
Prefabs, Greenhey, Kitt Green in the 50's
Has anyone any photos / street scenes of Greenhey? When I tell my granddaughter about the...
millykate 63 5,844 13th Dec 2021, 22:39
KSBUICK49
DECORATORS ?
Well for the second time of asking WW's do any of you know of a good /decent WALLPAPER /HA...
GOLDEN BEAR 14 880 26th Nov 2021, 16:30
bentlegs
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 8 1,425 25th Nov 2021, 19:33
Fursty Ferret
Irene Wyatt (Stationery )John England’s 1960s
Nostalgia makes me seek to connect with old work colleagues It was a nondescript job th...
kameras 6 2,364 22nd Nov 2021, 16:30
cindy
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bambam 165 4,176 15th Nov 2021, 18:46
bambam
Questions re Wrightington pre NHS funding... etc
Good morning from the island... Hard at work on my presold autobio. Which will of cour...
Islander 1 331 11th Nov 2021, 11:49
whups
temperance bars
I wonder if anyone remembers a temperance bar in King St in the 1950s? I am sure I rememb...
Kathy T 18 732 4th Nov 2021, 14:28
GOLDEN BEAR
PHOTO OF ORMSKIRK RD
I AM making a special appeal to all my fellow member's of WIGAN WORLD and that is i am des...
GOLDEN BEAR 6 612 11th Oct 2021, 20:23
dougie
Those Who Were There
[url="https://www.sabrinafuller.com/those-who-were-there-at-home"] Walk the past presen...
WiganSoundWalk 13 969 11th Oct 2021, 18:55
Magic tree
Irish diaspora mid 1800s
I am doing some research into Irish settlement in the mid-1800s. I have read that Scholes/...
WiganWrestlingHistory 14 1,471 11th Oct 2021, 10:37
aussie94
gallagher family from greenough row 1911
my grandfather john gallagher lived at ,5 greenough row in 1911 .is there any w...
traveller 2 417 1st Oct 2021, 11:05
winnie