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  Posted by Maureen Hilton on 26th July 2005  m.hilton4@ntlworld.com 
 
  Where are you? Shaw, Oldham.
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    browsing for any Wigan websites.
 
  Comments I think Wiganworld is an excellent site. My father was born in Hindley Green in 1896 and as a child I stayed with relatives in Marsh Green often during the summer holidays. Happy carefree days, even though WW2 was still being fought. Thank you for reviving my memories of Wigan. I will be a frequent visitor to your site.

  Posted by debbie malkin on 26th July 2005  planitsigns@aol.com 
 
  Where are you? staffordshire
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    the net
 
  Comments trying to contact hannah pemberton

  Posted by linzie fishwick on 26th July 2005  
 
  Where are you? falkirk (scotland)
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    husbands from wigan
 
  Comments i have visited wigan many a times as my husband has family there.yes and the legends true wigan as a pier.

  Posted by gary fishwick on 26th July 2005  
 
  Where are you? scotland
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    originally from wigan
 
  Comments brings back good memories

  Posted by bill jolley on 26th July 2005  gunnerbill1@blueyonder.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    always had it
 
  Comments trying to locate any relation's of one MAGGY JOLLEY married a POWELL

  Posted by bill jolley on 26th July 2005  gunnerbill1@blueyonder.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    always had it ,
 
  Comments am trying to locate some cousins, one DOT ( nee wilson ) lived at top of BELLE GREEN LANE .INCE ,,,,,,, may have moved to BEECH-HILL,,

  Posted by g.haigh on 24th July 2005  ghaigh@writer.u-net.com 
 
  Where are you? coventry
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    guy on holiday told me
 
  Comments I must have cousins in Wigan. My mother's maiden name was Jessie Ratcliffe, born in Hoyland Yorks. Her dad was James Ratcliffe, born in Ince. He had relatives in Wigan and I remember visiting them when I was a child in the early Fifties. There were kids the same as age me then. Where are you? You're in your sixties and seventies now kids.

  Posted by Maga Mgbada on 24th July 2005  
 
  Where are you? korea
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    from a friend
 
  Comments Good to visit your informative site

  Posted by mike M. on 24th July 2005  
 
  Where are you? georgia U S A.
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    google
 
  Comments miss the pies and the beer. We make meat and potato pies in our bakery in georgia. And they are Gooooooood eating boy.

  Posted by Sherri Warren on 20th July 2005  Sherriwarren1962@yahoo.com 
 
  Where are you? Glade Spring, Virginia , USA
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Friend
 
  Comments I was wondering if anyone would know about the following places:
Pagefield Pub
Cross Street Mills owned by William Mawdsley located off Caroline St.
St Andrews Primary that was open in 1951. The one I found info about that is open now isn't the same one. My mum said it had a black fence around it but is all she remembers.

Thanks!!

  Posted by Sherri Warren on 20th July 2005  Sherriwarren1962@yahoo.com 
 
  Where are you? Glade Spring, Virginia , USA
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    jeffleater
 
  Comments the site is great! My mum & grandmum was from Wigan and left in 1951. I have been looking for some old places my mum remembered but still can't find some but what I have seen here has helped to see how Wigan is and was during my ancestors time. Thanks!!

  Posted by Eugene Loomans on 20th July 2005  eloomans@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Breda, The Netherlands
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    google
 
  Comments Reading 'Rose' by Martin Cruz Smith and so of Wigan we looked at Google and found this magnificant site. Congratulations!

  Posted by watki on 20th July 2005   http://www.freewebs.com/watki_lvz_katie
 
  Where are you? platt bridge
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    friends
 
  Comments im a wiganer born and bread and this site is realy interesting

  Posted by Christine Rogers on 20th July 2005  Johnandchrisrogers@Btinternet.com 
 
  Where are you? Gloucester
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments Good sight, I am looking for relatives,my name was Rudd and I married Peter Barnes back in 1970. I would love to hear from anyone that remembers me or my family, we lived in Ince.

  Posted by Shirley Haas on 19th July 2005  shaas1@cfl.rr.com 
 
  Where are you? DeLand, FL USA
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    google.co.UK - share by a friend
 
  Comments I'm enormously grateful to have found this site with the wealth of history your are willing to share with us.

I'm looking for the steel mills of 17xx - 18xx; and, if possible, their owners; and, did they live in Wigan or elsewhere?

This is family history.

By asking for the names of (Jemima) (William and Sarah, married 1842) Broadstock and Olarenshaw, someone sent me records of the same. We know some of the data, we're looking for more; and that might mean going back to the late 1700's.

Again, thanks for all your energies and willingness to share the history of Wigan.

Shirley Haas

I'm also looking for Ashforth, but that's from the Birmingham area.

  Posted by Barbara on 18th July 2005  babi_morosoli@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Brazil, São Paulo
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    With a friend
 
  Comments Hi!
I'm looking for one friend, his name is Matthew, he lives in London.
I found this site in his things on icq.
After the attacks in London, he disappeared.
If someone can help, send me an e-mail, ok?
Thanks!
Babi

  Posted by Wendy Norris on 18th July 2005  kvspinning@shoal.net.au 
 
  Where are you? Kangaroo Valley, NewSouth Wales, Australia
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    just surfed - I am a Luddite no longer!!!
 
  Comments Still miss Wigan and surrounds.
Hi! Keith, did you get my email in response?? Yes I am the person from Ashton. Is there anyone out there from Newton-le-Willows??

  Posted by Becca on 17th July 2005  
 
  Where are you? Ashton, Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments am a propa wiganer but can't say i've used half those expression or even eard em used! y'alreet evry1 at winstanley college!

  Posted by Cliff H on 17th July 2005  cliffhigham2000?yahoo.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? coccium
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    wonderful
 
  Comments To Brian and the team,I just have to say you have done the town proud,
It,s a one off
And only wiganers can do it like you can,the
"Premiere" Town information site in the country,
Football team to match!!!
"Premiere" people!

No other town can compere!

Thanks.........you,ve made a lot of people happy!
I,m fillin up!!!!
you,ll go down in history.
Someone will ask in 2090
"Who started this Wigan World site up"?

Good on you Bri!..................

  Posted by Colin Bamber on 15th July 2005  colintb@fsmail.net 
 
  Where are you? Wivenhoe,Essex
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    friends
 
  Comments very good site.helps with trying to educate these southerners!

 
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