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History of Wigan  (Help with ancient and recent history.)

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Sticky Welcome to the History of Wigan board
Detailed, specific questions and answers board by ...
brian 10 2821 Sticky!
Cobbled Streets
Not many left any near you
blackrodweaver 25 3345 10th Dec 2018, 20:10
blackrodweaver
Where wiganers of old quenched their thirst
And it wasn't a pub. A neighbour,in his 80'...
i-spy 7 803 13th Nov 2018, 23:33
jodav
Horse Racing in Wigan
Never knew that Wigan had a race course. Fou...
blackrodweaver 4 558 29th Oct 2018, 13:20
tony j
Ashfield House Standish late 50's info
Was Ashfield House in Standish (which is now...
BLACKRODWEAVER 20 3650 28th Sep 2018, 16:40
Bradshaws Girl
Wigan Grammar School 1958-63
Anyone out there remember those days? Rugby ...
fedup 26 3046 27th Sep 2018, 17:18
jud178
Old Mersey Times
I'm not sure if [url=http://www.old-merseyti...
dave© 2 518 12th Aug 2018, 11:58
tonker
Either end of St Pauls Ave
Interesting to note that there are two Engli...
Perkin Warbeck 20 3246 23rd Jul 2018, 18:38
tonker
Arley Hall.. Wigan Golf Club
As a member we get a very good and informati...
blackrodweaver 6 630 8th Jul 2018, 20:31
blackrodweaver
Wigan pub
Hi, Does anyone remember the name of the pu...
greenveg 10 2513 31st May 2018, 13:35
jarvo
Swampy Ground
Someone has commented on a Photo-a-day relat...
SoniaB 4 1151 6th Apr 2018, 22:57
minnie
WIGAN, A CENTURY ON.
Well, 110 years on, really. Just been loo...
macwil48 - 1136 31st Aug 2017, 08:24
Workhouse Frog Lane
what became of this imposing , austere build...
aussie94 7 2044 11th Aug 2017, 19:31
upthetims
Miry Lane pubs
Anybody know how many there used to be.
i-spy 16 1888 9th Jun 2017, 19:50
xenon
Wigans Oldest Tree...
Cleaning out some draws in the garden shed I...
blackrodweaver 6 1918 9th May 2017, 19:24
ayrefield
California St Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone have any pictures or stories of ...
acr47 9 2058 9th Apr 2017, 15:06
GOLDEN BEAR
The outside lavatory.......
..anybody miss theirs
i-spy 48 4227 14th Mar 2017, 08:27
aussie94
walking days
Do you remember when the Whit walks was a bi...
kathpressey 39 4690 31st Jan 2017, 08:50
aussie94
Book about The man they could not hang
A question my friend was wanting to know. I...
trixie 3 1785 2nd Dec 2016, 17:10
peebee
Wigan Little Theatre
Would you like to help with project to get t...
jo anne 2 1896 11th Sep 2016, 11:42
aussie94
Wigan of Old
Not sure if this is the right place to be po...
Susanc241 8 1917 11th Sep 2016, 11:36
aussie94
Round House in Whelley
Does anyone know anything about an ancient R...
jo anne 10 2132 7th Sep 2016, 11:24
aussie94
COACH ROAD
It has come to my attention the state of the...
GOLDEN BEAR 15 1999 22nd Aug 2016, 18:48
GOLDEN BEAR
re-charge batteries
Can anyone recall the name of a shop at the ...
GOLDEN BEAR 7 1466 8th Aug 2016, 18:37
GOLDEN BEAR
abraham guest
I looked up Abraham guest on google but all...
tommy c 7 1817 18th May 2016, 21:24
Jazzy
Local History Writing Competition
Wigan Borough Environment & Heritage Network...
jo anne 3 1476 4th Apr 2016, 22:33
jo anne
Pits in Wigan
Sad when you think the pits in Wigan and the...
GrahamK 43 6243 26th Feb 2016, 18:17
flaggy delf
Does Wigan have its own Town flag
Reading in the local free paper that Horwich...
blackrodweaver 25 2966 21st Feb 2016, 16:39
GOLDEN BEAR
1929 Wigan Map Reproduction
Can anyone advise where I can find a replace...
david dunlop 9 2537 24th Jan 2016, 16:38
GOLDEN BEAR
Volunteer Opportunity – First World War Project
For more information - [url=http://gm1914.wo...
jo anne 6 2233 24th Jan 2016, 16:26
GOLDEN BEAR
Caroline st Worsley Mesnes
Does anyone remember or know anything about ...
acr47 20 3112 24th Jan 2016, 15:33
GOLDEN BEAR
Innocent memories of a childhood long gone..
a threepenny bit to watch Wigan in the lads ...
i-spy 182 13558 15th Jan 2016, 15:09
berylh
How many Films have been shot in or around Wigan
Up Rivington Yesterday and they are filming ...
blackrodweaver 32 4571 15th Jan 2016, 13:47
bassman
Temperance bars in Wigan (and district)
I know one's opened at Botany Bay, Chorley, ...
i-spy 24 2643 12th Jan 2016, 19:26
watchalot
Dewsbury & London
Does anyone know anything about Dewsbury & L...
orlando 7 2363 6th Jan 2016, 22:13
WiganArchSoc
New Wigan Heritage Website
[url="http://www.wiganbuildings.co.uk/listed...
Perkin Warbeck 5 1858 3rd Jan 2016, 18:02
tonker
Ince Hall & "The Dead Hand"
[url="http://www.forgottenbooks.com/readbook...
Perkin Warbeck 6 1448 14th Dec 2015, 20:14
MarieM
Wigan Archives & Local Studies Public Consultation
Your Archives Needs You! Public consulta...
jo anne 5 1535 17th Sep 2015, 17:13
jo anne
The Trenchers Times
A free community project where you can learn...
jo anne - 1111 6th Aug 2015, 09:37
WW1 wounded soldiers
Can anyone help with a query, please ? Wh...
hilly 11 1945 26th Jun 2015, 10:14
jo anne


 
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