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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.

New Springs Nursery trip to Haigh Hall 1983
Photo: Catherine Bolton

Time for a rest and a drink. Another sunny day but it was windy. Look at Paul's hair! (Extreme right)

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.

Hawthorn Rise

Hawthorn Rise
by David

(Canon SX240)

(Tuesday, 7th August, 2018

Grand houses

Grand houses
by Dave Marsh

(Canon 400D)

(Sunday, 7th February, 2010

What you're talking about now

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I'm So exited
Sorry I've not been around for a while, Its because during my furloughed time, I've been d...
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Well.........
it's going to be strange at the Mount today, don't really want any food but have to have i...
basil brush 4 263 25th Oct 2020, 19:24
well there you have it...
how people laughed when i moan about the game being bent! trafford get gifted penalty's le...
laughing gravy 9 146 25th Oct 2020, 18:06
Clocks
Clocks turn back an hour this weekend,I prefer March when we go forward
nanajacqui 17 456 25th Oct 2020, 17:31
Happy Valley - New Series
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Tommy Two Stroke 12 225 25th Oct 2020, 16:50
Books for the connoursier
For many years I have been working on a unique book on Wigan history. This I will keep sec...
JR 16 646 25th Oct 2020, 15:32
The Turnip Prize 2020
The Turnip Prize is a spoof art award of the lesser known Turner Prize. Entries should tak...
jo anne 4 117 25th Oct 2020, 15:21