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  Posted by Lynne and Paul Holding on 8th April 2002  lynneandpaul@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Brampton, Nr Toronto, Canada
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Yahoo site
 
  Comments We sometimes feel homesick as we moved to Canada 10 months ago. It was great to see pictures of our home town and the Orwell, which is where we met. We have lots of memories from Wigan - hi to all our friends and family in Pemberton, Aspull, Standish Lwr Ground, Standish and Ashton. We miss Pooles pies, and the Rugby - good luck for the season.

  Posted by Alan & Tracy on 7th April 2002  atgrundy@myplace.net.au 
 
  Where are you? Queensland, Australia
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    thru wiganonline web site
 
  Comments Wow! This web site is fantastic. My husband was born and raised in Wigan and come to Aust approx 16 years since. My husband goes home every couple of years and last trip I went with him. We have both looked thru the pictures - brings back lots of memories. Thanks so much for this great site - we will be back!!

  Posted by susan parkinson on 4th April 2002  susanparkinson323@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? Higher Ince
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Google search Engine
 
  Comments Didn't know as much about Wigan as I thought I did. Really enjoyed it.

  Posted by Margaret Hegan (Dawson) on 3rd April 2002  margaret.hegan@tesco.net 
 
  Where are you? Herts.
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Past Forward
 
  Comments As the Forum is no longer live, I am taking a chance and adding this mail.
Looking for any descendants of the following.
Newark Shipley Dawson married Jane Leech Sept 1902 at the Baptists Chapel, King St.

May Agnes Dawson married Alfred John Davies
Aug 1909 at St Georges, Wigan

Ernest Dawson married Monica Magraw Aug 1911 at The Parish Chursh Wigan
All are siblings of my grandfather James Fredrick Dawson.

  Posted by Peter Foster on 3rd April 2002  orcrist_lin@yahoo.com 
 
  Where are you? Perth, Western Australia.
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Surfing
 
  Comments Having left Wigan back in 1952 I was very happy to see how Wigan has changed. Hope to see more of this site in the future.
Great site and very interesting..

  Posted by Margaret Hegan (Dawson) on 2nd April 2002  margaret.hegan@tesco.net 
 
  Where are you? Stevenage. Herts
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Past Forward
 
  Comments Hi fellow "Pie-Eaters"
I was born in Wigan and still think that there is no place quite like it! I have lived in various places including Singapore and Northern Ireland. I think this is a great site and will be looking at it often.
I have been researching my family history for about ten years and my main family names are Dawson, Forshaw, Liptrot, Beesley plus many others in the Wigan area. I went to Beech Hill Primary School and the Girls
High School. I will dig out some photos for the site.
Congratulations,
Margaret

  Posted by Mary Sayers on 31st March 2002  hca00mms@shef.ac.uk 
 
  Where are you? Tideswell, Derbyshire
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Past Forward magazine of Wigan Heritage Service
 
  Comments Very enjoyable site; will be back. Am researching the Gore, Marsden, Livesey, Walls and Glover families. (My maternal grandfather was Samuel Marsden of Abram, and my paternal grandfather Peter Gore of Leigh.)
On a different tack, has anyone information about the term 'connyfodle', used by my grandmother to mean 'throw together', as when you cook something but haven't got quite the right ingredients -hence 'connyfodle pudding?

  Posted by Richard Humphreys on 31st March 2002  richard.humphreys1@btinternet.com 
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Through a friend.
 
  Comments This is a very good website. I am a keen photographer and enjoyed your photos. I have sent you my photo album of Wigan and district,you may use them on your site if you wish.

  Posted by John Cartwright on 31st March 2002  syljohn@cartwright111.freeserve.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Stourport-on-Severn, Worcs
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    put Wigan in the browser
 
  Comments Superb site - brought back great memories of Wigan. I was born and reared in Belle Green Lane, Ince and went to Belle Green School '40 to 46 and Hindley and Abram Grammar School '46 to '51. Will look out some old photos and send them on.

  Posted by caroleanne on 27th March 2002  caroleanne46@hotmail.com 
 
  Where are you? wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    just came across it
 
  Comments very interesting to find something like this

  Posted by Mike Halliwell on 25th March 2002  mixboxuk@yahoo.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Via search engine
 
  Comments I really enjoy the site and am a regular visitor to the pages. I am looking at my family history and am keen to reminisce with anyone who remembers St.Josephs school in the late 30's (Nellie Sullivan) or Little westwood/Kays houses and the Halliwell family there. Thanks

  Posted by Elaine on 25th March 2002  elaine.galdes@magnet.mt 
 
  Where are you? Malta
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Serching for info. about Wigan
 
  Comments I live in St Paul's Bay Malta with my partner who comes from Wigan.
We are planning to visit his home town some day this year as my daughter is half from Wigan. I'm really looking forward to visit this town which my partner is so proud of.
Even me, I heard about 'put wood'n hole' and even about 'turo love'. I think it's a great town

  Posted by Jeff Adams on 23rd March 2002  jeffrey.adams@virgin.net 
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Search Engine
 
  Comments What a tremendous site, I can tell you have spent many an hour building this, taking care of the many links and facts. The best site on Wigan I have seen. Brings a tear to my eye looking at the way Wigan used to be.
More of the same please. Makes me even more proud to be "A Wigan'er" (If that's possible) Would like to see info on births/marriages and deaths though! Think it would top the site off nicely...WELL DONE.

  Posted by Colin Nicholson on 22nd March 2002  jc.nicholson@blueyonder.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Through a friend
 
  Comments What a really marvellous site about Wigan!
Indeed, it's the best I've seen. I wonder if it would be possible to eventually include other Wigan Directories and maybe (searchable) Census information?
I've bookmarked the site and will pass it on to my friends.

  Posted by maureen mckevitt (nee whelan) on 19th March 2002  maureenm@value.net.nz 
 
  Where are you? new zealand
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    looking for wigan sites !
 
  Comments wonderful, keep up with the good work !! your site is on my favourites list. will return to your site constantly, thanks.
maybe I'll find long lost friends here !!!!!

  Posted by Jacqueline Hill on 15th March 2002  jackiehilluk@yahoo.co.uk 
 
  Where are you? Hindley
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    search engine
 
  Comments Very interesting site, I'm at work at the moment but can't get my job done for noseyin around on your site.

  Posted by Marg on 13th March 2002  rmac@ns.sympatico.ca 
 
  Where are you? Canada
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    message on Roots web
 
  Comments I was looking for a web site for Wigan as my grandfather was born there name Hughes and I'm hoping to find some family history. Like the site so far

  Posted by Louise Lawrence on 11th March 2002  louise.lawrence@btinternet.com 
 
  Where are you? Houston, TX, USA
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Searched Google
 
  Comments Ive just moved to the US, and I was feeling home sick until I found this site. I love the pictures and general information about my home town. Great Site..

I would like to see more pics of the country side e.g. Winter Hill, Over Parbold Hill etc.

  Posted by Joan Browning on 11th March 2002  joan-b@xtra.co.nz 
 
  Where are you? Hamilton New zealand
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    seaching for Wigan info
 
  Comments Comments: Hi - enjoyed your site. My Dad and his family (Marsdens) left Wigan to come to NZ in the 20's. I believe they lived in Poolstock Lane. I plan to visit Wigan in April. I can't wait. My Dad died in 1960 but I clearly remember things he said like telling me to "put wood'nt hole". Kia ora and thank you.

  Posted by john on 1st March 2002  
 
  Where are you? wigan
 
  How did you find wiganworld?    Brian showed it to me
 
  Comments got bored and decieded to look at your site for a while

 
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