Greenough Street, Wigan4 Comments
Photo: Adrian Roxburgh
Item #: 32281
Thomas Worthington (1851-1918)came to the church from Lamberhead Green when in mature manhood; already prominent as a minister, leader and connexional officer.He was a visionary, a stirring orator,and a forceful personality. His name was a household word in the town and district for he was prominent in civic ansd social service. - from the Centenary history book 1930.
Richard Lee came to the church on his removal into the town and served the church, circuit and connexion; and in 1898 led in establishing the cause at Kendal Street, Wigan, with which church he remained throughout his life. Excert from Centenery History book 1930.
Older Wiganers will remember Dickie Lee's restaurant on Market Street.I have just caught the smell of the meat pies in my nostrils
My Grandfather John met his future wife Florence Bond while she was working in a pie shop in Wigan. None of this modern internet dating for them.. !!