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  Posted by Helen Renee Rasanen (formally George) on 10th December 2019  
 
  Where are you? Canada but live in Iceland
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    search on Google
 
  Comments Thanks for this great sight. My Granddad and his family were from Wigan. His Father, Charles Edwin George was a Bobby for many years there.

  Posted by Reginald Dickinson on 8th December 2019  reggiedickinson@aol.com 
 
  Where are you? Leicestershire
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Ages ago!
 
  Comments I lived in Orrell Road up to 1945 and cannot recollect Atherton House. Would guess it must have been on thrvMount somewhere.

  Posted by old man on 5th December 2019  
 
  Where are you? orrell
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    know about it for ages
 
  Comments winnie.. can you find any info on Atherton house on orrell rd, ive been looking for a while but any info is very limited, i think it was built for a pit owner in 1755 ?

  Posted by Helen of Troy on 20th October 2019  
 
  Where are you? Norfolk
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Ages ago
 
  Comments Helen has given you a good tip there John. Lancashire Parish Clerks Online is a very informative web site, I have used it often with very good results.

  Posted by Helen B on 16th October 2019  
 
  Where are you? Westhoughton
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Used it for years
 
  Comments John Riley. Are you just interested in the name RILEY, or other surnames? Please publish all, and you may get more responses.
Are you familiar with Lancashire OnLine Parisk Clerk website?

  Posted by Beryl Hallsworth on 13th October 2019  
 
  Where are you? Milton Keynes
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    long standing member
 
  Comments John it might be worth your while telling us what areas/streets you are looking for as a lot of people on this site have a very wide knowledge of the area

  Posted by John Riley on 13th October 2019  irisheyz1@verizon.net 
 
  Where are you? Somerset County Pennsylvania
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google search
 
  Comments Many family members were born in and around Wigan in the mid to late 1800s. I've been looking around the site trying to find streets or anything else that might match my family records.
No luck, but interesting seeing where we came from.

  Posted by TerryW on 5th October 2019  
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Been a member for a while.
 
  Comments Any new members wishing to join please contact, ron@wiganworld.co.uk, the site really needs new members.

  Posted by TerryW on 30th September 2019  
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Been a member for a while.
 
  Comments Stuart, please email admin, ron@wiganworld.co.uk and he will be able to help you out.

  Posted by Stuart Davies on 29th September 2019  
 
  Where are you? Oregon
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Already a member but lost log in details
 
  Comments Hi everyone I moved from Wigan in 1991 after my dad passed away and I had to move to Cheshire to be with family. I'm now married and live with my wife in Ontario Oregon. I was born in poolstock then at age 5 moved to ashton-in-makerfield. I lived at 58 Bolton road then moved next door to the huge house at 60 Bolton road. I attended cansfield high school finishing in 1989. If anyone uses this site that remembers give me a holla it would be great to catch up. I miss Wigan the memories and all of my friends.

  Posted by Valerie Cooper (Walls ) on 19th September 2019  valcov47@hotmail.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    been on lots of times
 
  Comments To Frank, Don't suppose you have heard anything from Rita Butcher ? If you contact her please tell her I managed to track down Ann Unsworth. Thanks.

  Posted by Janet Stephan on 18th September 2019  janetstephan@outlook.com 
 
  Where are you? Bolton
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Research
 
  Comments I happened upon your site whilst I was looking for some info on my Paternal side of the family. My late father was born and bred in Wigan and I loved visiting my Grandma and Uncle often. Sadly I've discovered with the help of your site my Aunt and Uncle have died and are interred with my Grandma. I know I had a cousin Gladys, older than myself; she's somewhere still out there. Keep up the good work on here

  Posted by TerryW on 16th September 2019  
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Been a member for a while.
 
  Comments Wigan World is accepting new members,

please email admin, ron@wiganworld.co.uk

  Posted by Paul Andrews on 13th September 2019  paulandrewshg@gmail.com 
 
  Where are you? SETTLE
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Family use it
 
  Comments Hi all, I'm new on here but just needed to send out the biggest love for my unbelievably brave Sis Shirl Andrews following her intensive course of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy to rid her body of the disease that caused her to need a mastectomy recently. Thanks to her fantastic kids (v.old btw!!) JP and Jen, grandkids and close family she now is clear and on the road to full recovery. Love you so much beautiful lady. Your brothers Paul (me) Lee and my partner Chris are so very proud of you. What an inspiration xxxx

  Posted by Paul Andrews on 13th September 2019  paulandrewshg@gmail.com 
 
  Where are you? SETTLE
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Family use it
 
  Comments I was born in Wigan and still love to see old images from when I was a kid in the 60s and 70s.

  Posted by Keith Beckett on 8th September 2019  
 
  Where are you? Ashton in Makerfield
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Member
 
  Comments Hilary

It’s sad news I’m sorry to say. If you enter ‘Spencer Road bridge,Beech Hill ‘ in the Wigan World search box. Read copperhead’s second post which says that Tony passed away around 2003.
It may well be that copperhead or one of the other people who posted will be able to put you in touch with Tony’s family. If you wish to contact them do so with an email to ron@wiganworld.co.uk

  Posted by Hilary on 7th September 2019  nite.cougar@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Perth WA
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments Lived in and around wigan before I emigrated to WA.Ive been trying to contact an old boyfriend who lives in wigan....we were very closeonce. I tried to find him last time I was home but drew a blank.... would love to catch up with him and his Family. His name is Tony Lawton,he is or was a butcher and had a stall in the old wigan markets. He had a younger brother Paul. Cheers Hilary

  Posted by D.Charles on 27th August 2019  
 
  Where are you? Norley Hall
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Pal
 
  Comments Hi, Wilkinson, are you a friend of Mindar?

  Posted by Isabel on 17th August 2019  
 
  Where are you? Northampton
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    On line
 
  Comments I used to stay with my Auntie Rose Hastie in the 40’s in York Road and I made a very dear friend who lived, I think in Vere Street her name was May Bradley she had a brother called Billy, an elder sister called Doreen and a younger brother who I used to call Alfie I would dearly love to know if they are still around .....just to say hi

  Posted by Steven Gallagher on 10th August 2019  gwim_weaper@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    ex member-friend told me about Dazzy's post
 
  Comments Dazzylatics, I wish you all the very best for your upcoming surgery. God speed your recovery, pal.

 
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