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ANSWERS

10 questions...
1. Which Colonel made a gift of a church and school to Highfield in 1867? Colonel Blundell
2. Walter Hurst's shop in Hindley was the last of its kind to close in Wigan, what did he make? Clogs
3. What was George Orwell's real name? Eric Blair
4. On which street was the Wigan Workhouse? Frog Lane
5. They were up early, carried long poles, and woke people up. Knocker Uppers
6. What was the name of the famous highwayman from Up Holland, who was hanged in 1815. George Lyon
7. Roughly, where was the Moot Hall situated? Market Place
8. Name the Victorian vicar that is famous for his photos of Wigan. William Wickham
9. What was the number of Isherwood's house on Wigan Lane? 151
10. In 1887 the Mayor's robe changed colour from purple to? Scarlet
 
10 missing links...
11. Market  HALL  Gate
12. Le  FROG  Lane
13. Jubilee  PARK  Hotel
14. Uncle  JOE  Gormley
15. John  BULL  Hey
16. Jaxons  COURT  Cinema
17. New  SPRINGS  Branch
18. School  COMMON  Nook
19. West  WOOD  Fold
20. Lower  INCE  Bar
 
10 anagrams...
21. Overlaid Rugs. (5,7)   Wet  River Douglas
22. Rack planter. (7,4)   Sport  Central Park
23. I hate Lynn Walls. (10,4)   House  Winstanley Hall
24. Smack Robert. (7,4)   Pub  Brocket Arms
25. Lone cabin. (5,4)   Famous  Colin Bean
26. Legal Tim. (8)   Street  Millgate
27. Got thrown in. (11)   Place  Worthington
28. Bart likes me. (11)   Special cars  Timberlakes
29. Worm's abode. (10)   Common  Amberswood
30. A bad horse. (5,4)   Place  Boars Head
 

Shannen Brady won!
Competition closed

Uncle Joes

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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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