Local History Talks

Started by: jo anne (33953) 

FREE online talk
Sat 18th Sep, 1pm - 2pm

Wigan's Railways and A 19th Century Station Master
By Marianne Howell

Peter Peters – a life given to the London and North Western Railway. This illustrated talk sketches the development of the railways in Wigan but focusses more particularly on one stationmaster at Wigan North Western station whose working life was spent on the railways and who met an untimely death because of it.

*Book here*

(Previous thread: Link)

Started: 13th Sep 2021 at 11:24

Posted by: oldswint (17)

Jo anne -Thanks for posting this message and I have registered. However I was not aware of it until your post. Many thanks

Replied: 13th Sep 2021 at 19:28

Posted by: jo anne (33953) 

You’re welcome, Oldswint.

More upcoming talks:

Leigh Town Hall - Link

Zoom - Link*
*Not yet available

Wigan Museum - What’s On

Replied: 16th Sep 2021 at 23:07

Posted by: jo anne (33953) 

Free online talk

*Now - Sat 6th Nov, 1pm - 2pm: Link*

(Originally Sat 16th Oct, 1-2pm)

Replied: 28th Sep 2021 at 09:16
Last edited by jo anne: 12th Oct 2021 at 09:45:41

Posted by: jo anne (33953) 

Sat 23rd Oct, 3pm
Museum of Wigan Life: Link

Replied: 28th Sep 2021 at 09:28

Posted by: jo anne (33953) 

Sincere apologies, but we’ve had to move the date for Charlie Guy's @CGAnatomy talk to Saturday 6th November, 1pm-2pm. We hope you can still join us!

New link: Eventbrite

Replied: 12th Oct 2021 at 09:42

Posted by: jo anne (33953) 

Mon 8th Nov, 11am - 12pm
Kathleen Mary Drew Baker: From Leigh to Nori
by Dr. Julie Phillips & Archives: Wigan and Leigh

Online: Link

Kathleen was born 120 years ago yesterday, 6th Nov, in Leigh, and features in the free exhibition at the Archives in Leigh Town Hall, which is well worth a visit.

Replied: 7th Nov 2021 at 10:27


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