Wigan Family & Local History Society

Book List by Author

These are the books held by the society. They are free to loan for members.

Author Title Category
ACKERS, Norma The Civil War in Leigh and Makerfield Local Hist.
ADVICE Civil Registration Explanation Leaflet Research
ADVICE General Register Office Index (Addresses) Local Hist.
ADVICE Record Offices and how to find them Family Hist
ADVICE Wigan Heritage Leaflets, Archives/Local History/History Shop Local Hist.
ARTHUR, H H G Haigh Hall, 1951 Festival Guide Local Hist.
ASPINALL, S Tales of Old Standish Local Hist.
AXON, William E A A Lancashire Treasury (Stories and Folktales) Local Hist.
BAGLEY, J J, & HODGKISS Lancashire, a history of the County Palatine in early maps Local Hist.
BAILEY, Dora Prescot Court Leet Research
BANKES, Joyce H M Records of Mining in Winstanley and Orrell 16th to 19th Century FRecords
BANKS, Carol Talk on Haigh Hall Local Hist.
BANNISTER, Fred The Annals of Trawden Forest Local Hist.
BARDSLEY, Alan First Name variants, 3rd Edition Local Hist.
BARROW Postcard Sample of Paintings of David Barrow Records
BERRY, James The Luddites in Yorkshire Research
BEST, David Clitheroe Castle Local Hist.
BIRTILL, George The Enchanted Hills Local Hist.
BOUCH, C M L, FSA The Lady Anne Local Hist.
BROADCAST Broadcast on Wigan History, October 1999 Local Hist.
CATHOLIC Chester Papists returns, 1776 (Surname Index) Research
CATHOLIC Chester, Papists returns 1705 Research
CATHOLIC North West Catholic History Vol. XVI (1989) Research
CATHOLIC The Church of St Oswald & St Edmund, Ashton in M. Local Hist.
CATHOLIC Wrightington St Joseph RC burial records, 1893-1995 Research
CATHOLIC Wrightington St Joseph RC Monumental Inscriptions Research
CE Faith and Fellowship at Far Moor, Orrell (St Lukes Church) Local Hist.
CE St Michael's on Wyre Parish Church, short history Local Hist.
CE Upholland Church, 650th Anniversary, Short History Local Hist.
CE RECORDS Upholland baptism records Local Hist.
CE RECORDS Upholland Baptism records 1887-1896 Local Hist.
CE RECORDS Upholland burial records (St Thomas) Local Hist.
CE RECORDS Upholland marriage records (St Thomas) Local Hist.
CE RECORDS Upholland Marriage Records 1885-1986 Local Hist.
CE RECORDS Wigan All Saints baptism records Local Hist.
CE RECORDS Wigan All Saints burial records Local Hist.
CE RECORDS Wigan All Saints marriage records Records
CE RECORDS Wigan Sextons Burial Book 1766-1810 Local Hist.
CE REGISTERS Altham and Blackrod church registers, Altham 1596 Records
CE REGISTERS Bolton Parish Church registers 1573-1660 Local Hist.
CE REGISTERS Croston Parish church registers 1538-1685, Baptisms 1690-1727 Records
CE REGISTERS Croston Parish Church, Weddings and Burials 1690-1727 Records
CE REGISTERS Eccleston Parish Church registers, 1603-1694 Records
CE REGISTERS Standish St Wilfreds church registers 1560-1653 Local Hist.
CE REGISTERS Upholland St Thomas church registers, 1600-1727 Local Hist.
CE REGISTERS Wigan All Saints church registers 1580-1625 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Bickerstaffe 1851 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Burscough 1851 Research
CENSUS Census Index Books Downholland 1851 Research
CENSUS Census Index Books Halsall 1851 Records
CENSUS Census Index Books Hesketh 1851 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Lydiate 1851 Research
CENSUS Census Index Books Maghull 1841-1881 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Melling 1851 Research
CENSUS Census Index Books Ormskirk 1851 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Rufford 1851 Research
CENSUS Census Index Books Scarisbrick 1851 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Simonswood 1851 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Skelmersdale 1851 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Standish/Aspull 1851 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Tarleton 1851 Records
CENSUS Census Index Books Upholland 1841 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Upholland 1861 Records
CENSUS Census Index Books Upholland 1881 Research
CENSUS Census Index Books West Lancs 1851 FRecords
CENSUS Census Index Books Wigan 1851 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Wigan 1851 Local Hist.
CENSUS Census Index Books Wigan Area 1891 Local Hist.
CENSUS Copies of the 1811 Census of Wigan Local Hist.
CHEETHAM, Ted Notes on the Roburite Company at Gathurst Local Hist.
CLEGG, H E Wigan Coalfield, some historical notes Local Hist.
COTTERALL, J E The West Lancashire Railway FRecords
CRIME The Hangman's Record Local Hist.
CRIME The Kay's House Killers, Wigan 1865 Research
CROOK , L Lancaster Castle Research
CROOKE Crooke Methodist Church 1867-1897 Local Hist.
CROPPER Thomas Cropper and Rebecca Winstanley Family History Local Hist.
CRUMP, W B, M.A Saltways from the Cheshire Witches Local Hist.
DIRECTORY Extracts from Kelly's Directory 1925 Local Hist.
DIRECTORY Ince Street Directory 1925 Local Hist.
DIRECTORY Manchester and Lancashire Directory 1825 Local Hist.
DIRECTORY Wigan and District Mannix Directory Records
DIRECTORY Wigan and District postal directory 1885 Local Hist.
DIRECTORY Wigan and Golborne postal directory 1869 Local Hist.
DIRECTORY Wigan's Pubs Book 1 Local Hist.
DIRECTORY Wigan's Pubs Book 2 Local Hist.
DOBSON, Bob Lancashire Dialect Local Hist.
EYRE, Kathleen Lancashire Legends Local Hist.
FFHS Dwelling in the Past? Tracing the history of a house Local Hist.
FFHS Family history on the web Research
FFHS Finding genealogy on the web Local Hist.
FFHS Genealogy Resources within the Jewish home and family Family Hist
FFHS Local Newspapers, 1750-1920 Family Hist
FFHS Probate Jurisdiction resources within the Jewish home and family Family Hist
FFHS Surrey and Sussex family histories and pedigrees Records
FFHS Surrey and Sussex Occupations Records
FFHS Surrey and Sussex Parish registers and Monumental Inscriptions and Wills Records
FFHS Survey of Family History Transcripts Formats Family Hist
FFHS Tracing Your German Ancestors 2nd Edition Family Hist
FFHS Welsh Surnames book Local Hist.
FIELDING, Steve Murderous Bolton Records
FOLLOWS Family Tree chart of Jane Michelle Follows Records
FORREST, Canon The rush to coal, a talk Local Hist.
FOULDS, Elfrida Vipont The Birthplace of Quakerism Research
FOWLER, Simon Researching Brewery and Publican Ancestors Family Hist
FRANCE, R Sharpe Lancashire Acts of Parliament 1415-1800 Local Hist.
GINGERBREAD The Gingerbread Ladies (About Lakeland and Ormskirk Gingerbread) Local Hist.
GOODCHILD, Nora Mary Parish Church of St Helen, Waddington, Clitheroe, - History of Clitheroe Castle Local Hist.
GRUNDY, Joan E History's Midwives Legal
GUIDE Astley Hall, Chorley, Guide Local Hist.
GUIDE Prescot a town trail Records
GUIDE Whalley Abbey Guide Local Hist.
HANNAVY, J & RYAN C Working in Wigan Mills, 100 years of photos Local Hist.
HARLEY, J B, BA, PhD Wm Yates & Peter Burdett, mapping of Lancashire and Cheshire Local Hist.
HAWGOOD, David Using Computers for Genealogy 3rd Edition Family Hist
HAYDOCK Early Haydocks and Haydocks of Bolton FRecords
HAYDOCK Some Correspondence Concerning Haydock Family Local Hist.
HAYES, Cliff Lancashire 150 years ago Local Hist.
HIGNETT, Wayne George Lyon, Local Boy Makes Bad Research
HIGSON, P J W, MA Some Leading Promoters of Nonconformity Local Hist.
HILTON, JA Catholic Lancashire, an Historical Guide Local Hist.
HILTON, JA The Coppull-Standish Ley Local Hist.
HINDLEY Monumental Inscriptions (five Hindley Chapels Local Hist.
HODGE, Alistair Salmesbury Hall - a history Research
HODGE, Alistair Salmesbury Hall - a short history Research
HODGKINS, W J History of Ashton-in-Makerfield Grammar School Local Hist.
HOLCROFT, Fred Just like Hell" - Local men at Gallipolli Local Hist.
HOLCROFT, Fred The Jacobites in Lancashire Research
HOLCROFT, Fred They lived with death -local men at Passchendaele 1917 Records
HOLLINSHEAD, Keith "The Major and his Band", The story of Abram/Bickershaw Colliery Band Local Hist.
JACKSON, John T, BA, PhD Nineteenth-Century Housing in Wigan and St Helens Records
JONES, J A Brief History of Shevington Coalfield Local Hist.
KAY, Margaret M, BA, Med History of Rivington & Blackrod Grammar School Research
KNOWSLEY MBC Spytell House to Hospital, care of poor and sick in Whiston Local Hist.
LAMBERT, David The Disability Discrimination Act Family Hist
LANCS & CHES. ANT. SOC Transactions of Lancs & Chesh. Ant. Soc. 1936 re Henry de Lacy Local Hist.
LIVERPOOL IND.ARCH.SOC Coalmining in Bickerstaffe, History and Development, App 3 Research
LOWE, J History of All Saints Parish Church, Hindley Local Hist.
LUNATICS Lunatics in England and Wales for family historians Local Hist.
MACKAY, W G A History of the Tunley Congregation, founded 1662 Local Hist.
MAGAZINES Draft Copy of Ancient Oak, May 1999 Local Hist.
MAGAZINES St Mark, Newtown, Parish Magazine Nov. 1993 Research
MAGAZINES Upholland Grammar School Magazine for 1955 (Jan) Local Hist.
MAGAZINES Upholland magazine extracts 1884-1986 Local Hist.
MAGAZINES Upholland magazine extracts 1887-1986 Local Hist.
MAGAZINES Upholland Parish Magazine, October 1894 Local Hist.
MARSDEN Church Attendance Certificate (Norman Marsden) FRecords
MARSDEN Index to Court Leet Rolls of Wigan Concerning Marsden Family Records
MARSDEN Photocopies of the Church Records of the Marsden Family Records
MARSH, The Rev V St Joseph's Wrightington, a History
MARSHALL, John Lancashire Union Railways, part one Local Hist.
MASON, Michael A, BA ALA A History of St Mark's Church, Newtown. Centenary 1890-1990 Local Hist.
MAUND, T B 50 Years of Wallasey Buses Census
MAWDESLEY Lane End House, Mawdesley, Home of the Finch Familhy Local Hist.
McGURK, JJN A Dictionary of Medieval Terms Research
MERSEYSIDE MARITIME MUSEUM Regional Perspectives on Emigration from British Isles Local Hist.
METHODIST Spendmore Lane Methodist Church 90th Anniversary Local Hist.
METHODIST Upholland/Tontine Free Methodist Church baptism records 1878 to 1906 Local Hist.
METHODIST Upholland/Tontine Free Methodist Church registers 1908 to 1985 Local Hist.
METHODIST Wigan St Paul's Independent Methodist baptism records FRecords
MILLER, A, Dr Upholland Domesday Book 1086-1896 Local Hist.
MISCELLANEOUS Ellen Weeton 1776-1845 Local Hist.
MISCELLANEOUS Part list of local collieries Records
MISCELLANEOUS Trial at Large of George Lyon, Leaflet (One page) Records
MISCELLANEOUS Wigan Carnival 6th Year Handbook, Sat July 9, 1932 Local Hist.
MOORE, J F Memories of Haigh Brewery Research
MOORE, Susan T Family Feuds Research
MORRIS, Adrian Standish Cornmills and Millers Local Hist.
MUSCHAMP, Robert Friends Disused Burial Grounds in Lancashire Local Hist.
NEWSPAPERS Siege of Lathom House and Battles of Manchester, Preston and Wigan - Newspaper extracts Local Hist.
ORRELL MANOR Photocopies of Court Rolls of Orrell Manor Local Hist.
PARKES, Harry The Life of George Lyon, Last of the Highwaymen Local Hist.
PARLIAMENT Ordinance of Parliament in 1646 dividing Church of Holland from Parish of Wigan Records
PENNINGTON Copies of deeds and Charters of the Pennington Family Local Hist.
PERKINS, John P Current Publications on Microfiche by Member Societies 5th edition Research
PHOTOGRAPHS Two class photographs of St Andrews School, approx 1948 Research
PILKINGTON, Colin To play the man, - Lady Derby and siege of Lathom House FRecords
PORTEUS, T C Lancashire School Founders Local Hist.
PRITCHARD, F E History of the Mersey Bowmen 1781-1926 Research
RAYMOND, Stuart A. Births, Marriages and Deaths on the Web Part 1 Research
RAYMOND, Stuart A. Births, Marriages and Deaths on the Web Part 2 Research
RAYMOND, Stuart A. Family history on the web - An Internet Directory for England and Wales 2004/5 Edition Local Hist.
RAYMOND, Stuart A. Monumental Inscriptions on the Web Family Hist
RAYMOND, Stuart A. Surrey and Sussex Administrative Records Family Hist
RAYMOND, Stuart A. Surrey and Sussex Information Services Family Hist
RAYMOND, Stuart A. Surrey and Sussex Lists of names Family Hist
RAYMOND, Stuart A. The Family Historian Pocket Directory Family Hist
RAYMOND, Stuart A. Tracing Your 20th Century Family History Family Hist
RAYMOND, Stuart A. War Memorials on the Web Part 1 Family Hist
RAYMOND, Stuart A. War Memorials on the Web Part 2 Family Hist
RAYMOND, Stuart A. Words from Wills and other probate records Family Hist
READ, Gordon Emigration Local Hist.
READ, J Gordon, MA DAA Through Liverpool to North America (Emigrant Narratives) Local Hist.
RECORDS Army records for family historians Research
RECORDS Calendar of Deeds and Papers of the Markland Family Local Hist.
RECORDS Extract of Court Records at Wigan in the year 1323 Records
RECORDS Record of some of Wigan Family History Meetings July 3, 1995-August 20, 1996 Research
RECORDS Tenants in Upholland in the year 1653 (one page) Local Hist.
RECORDS Transfer of Land Deed (24th year, reign of George III) Local Hist.
RECORDS Upholland Roll of Honour, 1914-1918, (Army, Navy, Air Force) Local Hist.
RECORDS Wigan and District Military Memorials names list 1914-1918 Local Hist.
RECORDS Wigan Licensing Division 1890, Returns Local Hist.
REDMOND, George Surnames and Genealogy Family Hist
Reevo Video Bickershaw Colliery, a Pictorial History Video
RICHARDS, Tom Was your Grandfather a Railwayman Family Hist
ROBY, R S The Great Central Railway in South Lancashire Local Hist.
SCHOOLS St Paul's Church, Goose Green, Boys Logbook Vol.1 1873-1914 Research
SCHOOLS Thomas Linacre School, Wigan, Official Opening Brochure 24/11/1953 Records
SCHOOLS Wigan St Andrews infants school admission book 1904-1915 Local Hist.
SCHOOLS Wigan St Andrews infants school admission book 1904-1915 Local Hist.
SCHOOLS Wigan St Andrews infants school admission book 1929-1953 Local Hist.
SCHOOLS Wigan St Andrews infants school admission index book 1904-1915 Local Hist.
SCHOOLS Wigan St Andrews infants school log book, 1883-1899 Deeds
SCHOOLS Wigan St Andrews infants school log book, 1894-1910 Deeds
SCHOOLS Wigan St Andrews infants school log book, 1899-1921 Deeds
SHARRATT J Up Holland Fragments Research
SHELLEY, Roland J A Wigan and Liverpool pewterers FRecords
SIDEBOTHAM, S, Rev Story of Parish Church of St Wilfred's Ribchester Local Hist.
SMITH, M D Heath Charnock Isolation Hospital 1901-1989 Research
STERLING, Jane The Jacobite Rebellions in Lancashire Research
STONYHURST COLLEGE Stonyhurst Handbook for Visitors and Others Local Hist.
SWINNERTON, Ian World War I Army Ancestry Family Hist
TABERNER, Ernie A Lancashire Upbringing Local Hist.
TAYLOR, Henry Ancient Crosses and Wells of Lancs (Lonsdale Hundred) Local Hist.
TAYLOR, Philip and Susan Jonathan Dewhurst, The Lancashire Tragedian Local Hist.
TOMLINSON, V L, JP, MA Letters of a Lancs Luddite transported to Australia 1812-16 Local Hist.
TRANSCRIPT Report on the Murder of Margaret Marsden & Hannah Partington Family Hist
UNKNOWN Bridgewater, the Canal Duke Local Hist.
UPHOLLAND Electoral Roll for Upholland 1936 Research
VIDEO Wigan Life Local Hist.
WALSH H, & BIRD G The Dissenters in Standish 1600-1800 Local Hist.
WALSH, F Mining Soughs in Wigan Records
WALSH, Hubert A History of Coppull Local Hist.
WAR MEMORIALS West Lancs area War Memorial index (churches and other sites) Local Hist.
WARD, J T, MA Ph.D The Factory Movement in Lancashire 1830-1855) Local Hist.
WIGAN Photo copies of the Charters of Wigan Records
WIGAN MBC EDUCATION DEPT A Canal Trail for Wigan Local Hist.
WIGAN MBC MUSEUMS SERVICE History and Development of the Wigan Coalfield Records
WIGAN MBC, Dept of Leisure Memories of the Past Records
WIGAN OBSERVER PHOTOS Wigan - A Walk Down Memory Lane Research
WOOD, Tom Descendant Tracing Research
WORLD WIDE WEB Scottish family history on the web Local Hist.
WRIGHT, Peter The Lancashire Man's Dictionary Research
Abram Colliery Explosion 1881, Report plus copies of local newspaper accounts Local Hist.

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