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Upload your photos. Thousands of old Wigan photos to browse and comment on.

Wigan Cemetery Index
Wigan Cemetery Index

Index covers 3rd September 1856 to 30th November 2007.

Wigan Message Boards
Wigan Message Boards

General Wigan chat, find out more about Wigan, trace relatives, get help.

What's On in Wigan
What's On in Wigan

Local events in and around Wigan, why not list yours, it's free.

Wigan Chronology
Wigan Chronology

Local chronology from Wigan Almanacs covering most years from 1879 to 1949.

Wigan Classifieds
Wigan Classifieds

Registration not required to list items for sale, wanted, swaps, upload photos.

Local History
Lots more Local History

Town directories, streets, court leet rolls, stories, books...

Wigan Blog
Wigan Blog

General musings mainly about Wigan and the wiganworld website.

Fred Dibnah
In memory of Fred Dibnah, world famous steeplejack.

Wigan Family & Local History Society
Wigan Family & Local History Society.
Wigan FHS

Pubs of the Past
Pubs of the Past Wigan pubs in photos and other info.

Reading Room
Reading Room - 27 pages of old Wigan News from 1890.

Wigan Views, 1908
Wigan Views, 1908. A souvenir booklet of old photos and ads.

MILLGATE AVAROOT
Photo: Frank Orrell

Fire fighters remove smoke damaged items from the Avaroot bric-a-brac store in Millgate after a fire in September 1997. Arson was suspected at the listed building. Next door is the derelict Boro Cafe and the Fits leisure centre.

Family Research

Wigan Cemetery Index
Wigan Cemetery Index

Index covers 3rd September 1856 to 30th November 2007.
(117,917 entries)

Gidlow Cemetery Index
Gidlow Cemetery Index

Index covers 14th January 1948 to 13th December 2013.
(16,188 entries)

Hindley Cemetery Index
Hindley Cemetery Index

Index covers 10th June 1880 to 18th December 2012.
(32,307 entries)

Ince Cemetery Index
Ince Cemetery Index

Index covers 6th October 1857 to 10th December 2009.
(39,319 entries)

Westwood Cemetery Index
Westwood Cemetery Index

Index covers 12th January 1946 to 31st December 2007.
(5,697 entries)

Howe Bridge Cemetery Index
Howe Bridge Cemetery Index

Index covers 13th January 1975 to 31st December 2007.
(1,854 entries)

Wigan Genealogy
Wigan Genealogy

Local genealogy for the Wigan area only. 1,000s of names listed.

Wigan Family & Local History Society
Wigan Family & Local History Society

The promotion and encouragement of research into family and local history.

Arley Hall

Arley Hall
by Judith Elsey (age 11)

(Fuji Finepix A500)

(Wednesday, 6th July, 2011)

Jumbles

Jumbles
by Ron Dawber

(Canon PowerShot G9)

(Tuesday, 5th November, 2013)

What you're talking about now

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What a utter rubbish team lol
City will hommer that rubbish in the final
eggbeater 12 153 22nd Apr 2024, 23:40
Home visits
Yvonne has been in and out of hospital FIVE TIMES (back in now) this year alone and up to ...
PeterP 32 958 22nd Apr 2024, 23:39
Are they still around?
Cockles in the pub and the War Cry
i-spy 6 71 22nd Apr 2024, 23:38
Britain's Got No Talent Anymore
Having always watched BGT from the 1st series this time It's worse than ever, They are gol...
peter g 5 122 22nd Apr 2024, 23:15
Turkish delight
Why are there so many Turkish barbers in Wigan ? Do any do codger deals
i-spy 4 227 22nd Apr 2024, 22:52
Walking / Hiking
Any walkers here? I've done many of the classic Lake District walks but nothing major foe ...
J3mbo 5 145 22nd Apr 2024, 22:07
3 Body Problem
I've just watched the first episode of season 1...WOW! Looks very promising! Anyone see...
J3mbo 2 54 22nd Apr 2024, 22:05
Sorry and sad end for Huw Edwards
He’s resigned from BBC on health grounds and it’s a pity he’ll be remembered for the...
i-spy 2 90 22nd Apr 2024, 20:15
Gambles/Hughes Family History
Seeking any info on my grandmother Nancy Gambles who I never met as she died before my bir...
fedup 8 191 22nd Apr 2024, 17:59
Local papers
The writing could be on the wall for many local papers because of poor circulation figures...
i-spy 20 365 22nd Apr 2024, 17:57