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The winner of this quiz was Shannen Brady from Wigan, well done.
Click here for the answers

10 questions...
1. Which Colonel made a gift of a church and school to Highfield in 1867?
2. Walter Hurst's shop in Hindley was the last of its kind to close in Wigan, what did he make?
3. What was George Orwell's real name?
4. On which street was the Wigan Workhouse?
5. They were up early, carried long poles, and woke people up.
6. What was the name of the famous highwayman from Up Holland, who was hanged in 1815.
7. Roughly, where was the Moot Hall situated?
8. Name the Victorian vicar that is famous for his photos of Wigan.
9. What was the number of Isherwood's house on Wigan Lane?
10. In 1887 the Mayor's robe changed colour from purple to?
 
10 missing links...
11. Market _______ Gate
12. Le _______ Lane
13. Jubilee _______ Hotel
14. Uncle _______ Gormley
15. John _______ Hey
16. Jaxons _______ Cinema
17. New _______ Branch
18. School _______ Nook
19. West _______ Fold
20. Lower _______ Bar
 
10 anagrams...
21. Overlaid Rugs. (5,7)   Wet
22. Rack planter. (7,4)   Sport
23. I hate Lynn Walls. (10,4)   House
24. Smack Robert. (7,4)   Pub
25. Lone cabin. (5,4)   Famous
26. Legal Tim. (8)   Street
27. Got thrown in. (11)   Place
28. Bart likes me. (11)   Special cars
29. Worm's abode. (10)   Common
30. A bad horse. (5,4)   Place
 

Shannen Brady won!
Competition closed

Uncle Joes

Prize kindly supplied by:
Uncle Joes Postal Service

www.mintballs.co.uk
 


INSTRUCTIONS:

10 questions...
General questions about Wigan, some easy, some difficult!

10 Missing links...
Find the missing word that will make 2 new sets of words. eg.

Central  STATION  Road
to make Central Station & Station Road.

10 anagrams...
Unscramble the letters to make Wigan words! The word next to each anagram in grey text is a hint, not a clue.
 

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