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bambam 175 5,534 10th Jul 2023, 09:55
PeterP
St Anne's (Lytham)
Just returned from a weekend soiree with four other couples...stayed at the Travelodge in ...
Billinge Biker 9 843 20th May 2023, 14:53
JR
CHESHIRE HOLE HOUSE PLATT LANE
This address appeared on the 1939 Register and the Perrins family were living there. Does ...
Hunnibun 5 436 14th May 2023, 21:00
Hunnibun
Wigan Places in 60s
Just a few comments about some of the places and people around in 60s Wigan. As a teenager...
ince1649 1 1,217 11th May 2023, 09:39
jacks
The old stocks in Pemberton
When KFC, despite the public outrage, the old stocks were moved to the back of the buildin...
jilly 53 1,708 18th Apr 2023, 18:34
JR
Teck st Scholes
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lanky11 4 751 16th Apr 2023, 03:08
lanky11
Wigan
Been to Wigan today, not been for four months. The plus side, the weather was beautiful, ...
linma 22 1,235 3rd Apr 2023, 21:53
tonker
Marsh Street Poolstock
Researching my family history and my Great Grandparents lived in Marsh Street which was ne...
jjblue32 14 588 18th Mar 2023, 15:55
tonker
Help with 2 historic sites
Can anyone help to exactly pinpoint the locations of 2 sites? The first one is the site o...
JR 4 661 12th Mar 2023, 10:53
JR
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 89 8,491 10th Mar 2023, 20:44
ena malcup
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bambam 212 4,971 28th Feb 2023, 20:10
bambam
Worsley Mesnes Labour Club?
My nan and grandad was running the labour club at one point.. Wondering if anybody knows o...
JakeDawber23 11 858 27th Feb 2023, 15:46
dougie
Smithy Brow Ashton in Makerfield
Does anyone know the whereabouts of 'Smithy Brow Ashton in Makerfield? The name has total...
AnnieM 40 960 27th Feb 2023, 15:22
dougie
Hindley Community Sports and Social Club
OPENING NIGHT 18th February 2023 bar open from 7pm till late Entertainment from "Scarlets...
Shalila 6 918 19th Feb 2023, 15:48
peter g
pemberton secondary modern, montrose ave
went past on Tuesday, machine on starting to demolition started on what was 4a classroo...
builder09 3 530 16th Feb 2023, 07:37
Owd Codger
Saving electric
Is this a con rebate promise Don't use electric between 5 pm and 6pm Does this mean yo...
surfer_tom 6 611 29th Jan 2023, 11:02
Owd Codger
AC engineering Skelmersdale
Does anyone remember AC engineering company. I worked there in the early 1970s I believe i...
kameras 2 508 22nd Jan 2023, 23:02
daviessb
Scholes Conservative Club
Anybody remember the Dawber running the club?
JakeDawber23 9 767 7th Jan 2023, 17:07
Tommy Two Stroke
Old sho0
Winstanleys painting and decorating shop top of fleet street pemberton.
builder09 3 440 3rd Jan 2023, 15:08
GOLDEN BEAR
Fit factory
Does anybody remember the Fit Factory Gym in St Paul’s?
JakeDawber23 10 498 23rd Dec 2022, 20:27
Tommy Two Stroke
Old pub
Pear tree pub fleet street pemberton any photo of in the 60s
builder09 - 319 21st Dec 2022, 17:57
builder09
Old Scholes 1940's - 1950's
Help, can anyone tell me where "Back Scholes" was. I think it was somewhere off Schofield ...
Gerry W 2 691 18th Dec 2022, 17:10
JakeDawber23
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bambam 279 7,373 2nd Dec 2022, 14:20
bambam
Any Downer Greener interested
Sorry it's a none starter, I've deleted it, Was up DG churchyard Sunday afternoon meet...
dougie 5 488 2nd Dec 2022, 11:47
whups
S&G with a slight Bluegrass tinge
.. sorry, wrong board Should've gone to you know where
ena malcup - 527 15th Oct 2022, 18:49
ena malcup
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 10 2,086 11th Oct 2022, 17:20
Tommy Two Stroke
Wigan Magistrates Court
Hello, Does anyone know, please, who made the relief-y type decorations on the 'new' Wiga...
CanalAli 4 629 8th Oct 2022, 10:22
fossil
Garswood bowling club
Sorry but I've deleted the photo's, We were at home to-night and so was the ladies bowling...
dougie 20 2,481 4th Oct 2022, 11:37
dougie
Preston
Royal visitors in Preston today Edward and Sophie, they were sitting outside the market ha...
linma 9 816 23rd Sep 2022, 16:21
peter g
PROSPECT LODGE
Is this building still there? Where is it, and how do you get to it? I've been looking at ...
admin 7 969 28th Aug 2022, 12:55
linma
The Old Swan Hotel, 27 Manchester Road, Ince
Hello everyone. Is it possible that anyone might be able to help me please? I'm research...
Dave Holbrook 6 854 24th Aug 2022, 12:37
Dave Holbrook
Hindley cemetary
Hi, would anyone be able to tell me where to find a vault. A rellie has searched C6/163, t...
AussieJoan 1 567 22nd Aug 2022, 11:03
retep1949
Ince Moss 7ft mine
Coming up to 100yrs since my grandad, someone I never knew, was killed in a roof fall in t...
orrellite 5 634 14th Aug 2022, 11:03
peter g
Wigan Pier
What’s the latest news….it’s already looking it needs freshening up on the outside...
roylew 1 515 9th Aug 2022, 13:46
PeterP
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bambam 186 4,987 7th Aug 2022, 21:23
bambam
Gas Works, Princess Road, Ashton
Can anyone tell me when this ceased to function? I seem to remember conversion to natur...
ena malcup 10 1,041 4th Aug 2022, 19:42
bentlegs
Old street
Ive just found my great uncles address in 1966. at Station Road Orrell. But i cannot find...
Gerrym52 5 693 3rd Aug 2022, 15:55
Pewfall
Chapel st wigan.
Anyone know names of the pubs here in 1939 only got 137 William cunliffe.licensee
christine marsden 7 705 30th Jul 2022, 00:35
riocaroni
local pit
were abouts was wigan junction pit.
fivestarbry 27 4,910 26th Jul 2022, 23:19
JakeDawber23