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  Posted by Dave497 on 2nd August 2002  
 
  Where are you? Maryland, USA
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Recommended by a friend
 
  Comments Great site! My good friend in Wigan told me quite a bit about the place. Mainly the pubs (just kidding, Sue!). It was nice being able to see so many pictures of Wigan. If I ever get there I'll be able to show HER the town now.

  Posted by tom on 1st August 2002  bikeboat@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Palatine, Illinois. Outside of Chicago
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    a wigan resident sent the site to me
 
  Comments The first thing I noticed was the amount of pubs located in the area. I guess there is nothing else to do in Wigan. In one of the pictures I thought I saw Charles and Camilla having an argument. It was outside a church so I knew it wasn't them. I do not see any castles or knights in shining armor. This is England, right???? Oh well, after seeing all the technology, I suppose this is the reason why we won the American Revolution.

  Posted by Jim Farrell on 25th July 2002  jim.farrell@btconnect.com 
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Browsing
 
  Comments I'm really enjoying browsing through the site, there is so much to see I will have to keep coming back, I hope to dig out some of my pictures of Wigan and contribute to the picture pages.
Uncle Joe's Mint Balls always feature, and as an ex emloyee of the factory I created a mail order service with it's own web site at www.mintballs.co.uk - to stop ex Wiganers all over the UK and beyond, suffering the pangs of MBD - now known as an extreme medical condition called Mintball Ball Deprivation. I'll try and answer any queries about UJMBs.
Good luck with a great site.

  Posted by Morris Chisholm on 22nd July 2002  mjchisholm@email.com 
 
  Where are you? Thunder Bay,Ontario,Canada
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments I once knew a girl from Wigan,England I met her in
Toronto,Canada.She was the most beautiful woman I have ever met.I fell in love,but she moved back to England and my heart was broken.Her name was Claire Dewey.

  Posted by Booty Full on 21st July 2002  
 
  Where are you? here
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    surfin'
 
  Comments Pretty neat!

  Posted by The Joker on 21st July 2002  thejoker@wwork.fsnet.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Surfin man......just surfin!
 
  Comments Hi
Really neat site one of the best around. Has anybody seen that new site at www.justwigan.com or Know anything about it?

Ho! Ho! Ho!

  Posted by Frank Baynham on 20th July 2002  frank.baynham@virgin.net 
 
  Where are you? Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    keyword search for an old friend
 
  Comments Colin Burgess had posted a message and I found him through that. I used to be involved with Wigan Jazz Club, and the Folk Club at the Park Hotel. See Keth Roberts's message. We met up last weekend at the Old Ashtonians reunion, a great weekend. It sparked a few memories and I've been looking up one or two old friends. Anybody remember me???
I used to be the compere at Wigan Folk Club in the sixties, then went off on the Hippie Trail to India. I've done a few things since then which may be of passing interests to one or two old friends, if any of you pick
this up.

  Posted by jeanette morgan(nee brown) on 20th July 2002  
 
  Where are you? skelmersdale
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    found it while looking for family history
 
  Comments this is a fab site,a big thanks to whoever. its great for the children is a history lesson.and for me, as i'm hunting for links to my family tree. im new at it so just for now im looking for family of Margaret Alice Brown(nee Alker). thanks

  Posted by Jackie Emery (ne May) on 18th July 2002  
 
  Where are you? Perth, Western Australia
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Luck
 
  Comments Fantastic! My mum and dad will love looking at this site.
They are too old to travel back to England now, this will please them. I lived in Bickershaw and attended Hindley and Abram Grammer School.
Came to Perth in 1967. Great to see Wigan and surrounds again. Been some great changes, (or some maybe not so great eg Central Park?)

  Posted by Susan on 16th July 2002  
 
  Where are you? Yorkshire
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Visit Many Times
 
  Comments Thank you so much for the pics of The White Lion PH and St. John The Divine. Happy Memories of two lovely Aunties.
The White Lion brought a tear to the eye.
The site is an absolute pleasure.

  Posted by gerard hilton on 15th July 2002  gerryhilton@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? ashton in makerfield
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    from a friend
 
  Comments great site, i have spent hours going through it, vaughan williams, if you see this , i told jack, your brenda s husband that i had found you on lqqk, he want,s a e mail.

  Posted by Trish Finn on 14th July 2002  trishog@online.ie 
 
  Where are you? Cork, Ireland
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments Having spent the past week doing "homework" on Wigan, it was sheer pleasure to come across your site.
It is FANTASTIC, the best site I have come across. I've been a couple of times, and love Wigan, especially the people, they are so warm and friendly. I have been singing Wigan's praises so much that now my 16 yr old daughter and her friends want to see for themselves!!
We will be spending a week there in August.

  Posted by stuart edwardson on 14th July 2002  se001d2462@blueyonder.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? newtown, wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    love old pics of wigan,so i browsed the net.
 
  Comments great site,lots of interesting pics,i`ve just spent four hours going through youre site so keep up the exelent work cos i will defenately be back soon......thanx stu..

  Posted by Brenda Brown on 11th July 2002  
 
  Where are you? Wigan (where else?)
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Search Engine (Google)
 
  Comments Brilliant site - can't believe I haven't discovered it before now. Anyone got any history / old photos of Upholland?
What a wealth of nostalgia and such a range of information.
Keep up the good work!

  Posted by Brian Darbyshire on 9th July 2002  badarbyshire@clear.net.nz 
 
  Where are you? Auckland New Zealand
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google
 
  Comments I left Higher Ince in 1969, great to be able to see how the place changes, more photos of Ince please. Keep up the brilliant work.

  Posted by eddie on 6th July 2002  eddieanddavid@supanet.com 
 
  Where are you? ashton in makerfield
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    hotmail search engine
 
  Comments wot a beltin site, just lukin at pikturs wuz great.they browt back fond memories fer me unt wife, i wuz born in Ince in 1949 unt wife wur born in ashton in 1953.
translation for none wiganer's what a smashing site,looking at the photographs brought back fond memories for my wife and I, I was born in Ince in the year 1949,and my wife was born in 1953.

  Posted by Andy Price on 25th June 2002  andy_price@vnu.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Grand Union Canal
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Surfing
 
  Comments Thanks for the pic of the Boars Head - now languishing as wallpaper on my desk top

  Posted by Ticker on 22nd June 2002  
 
  Where are you? Vienna, Austria
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    yahoo
 
  Comments Now I'm homesick for proper pies, and fish and chips, and the rugby, and a decent cup of tea, and to sit down in a real pub.

  Posted by Karen Morgan on 22nd June 2002  kamorgan@peoplepc.com 
 
  Where are you? Louisville, KY, USA
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Searching for Wigan
 
  Comments Would like to hear from any relatives. My grandfather, William Henry Shaw, was born in Wigan in 1910, the youngest of 10 children.
He marrried Myrtle Smith in 1935 and lived in Suffolk where he was a policeman. They had 3 daughters - Jean, Janet and Sandra. A few of his sisters were Alice, Cissy, Mabel and Phyllis. Thanks!

  Posted by Doug Mann. on 14th June 2002  dj@dmann1.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Shaw, Oldham, Lancs.
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    from Past Forward.
 
  Comments Super Site, congratulations.
My great-grandfather was killed in a pit disater, at Bamforlong Colliery,Dec 14th 1892. Sixteen men & boys lost their lives.
Would like to hear from any other relatives.

 
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