Pubs of the Past
Wigan pubs of the past. Some of the pubs listed in this section still exist today. I will update this section as I get more info and pictures...
Scholes pubs in 1900.
Scholes underwent rapid development during the 1800s to occupy the growing working population. This in turn led to a huge increase in street-corner beerhouses...
Wigan Pubs in 1824-25.
A list of pubs in and around Wigan town centre from the 1820s. Some of the original names still exist today.
Oldfield Brewery Ltd.
Full list of Oldfield Brewery Houses and Tenants taken from 'Wigan Town and Country Rambles' book, 1914.
The Park Hotel, Hope Street, Wigan.
The Park Hotel was a well known pub run by Mrs Brown (Zetta) and kept Walkers Best Bitter, Tetley Dark Mild and Draught Bass.