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Places   (Help with places, streets and buildings in Wigan.)

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Northern Soul list 3
Thought it was time to start a new thread to save scrolling. Still had no time to updat...
brian j 1269 37,739 Sticky!
wigan casino and student union
I remember Quintessence at the casino in 69 or 70.what a fantastic night.I stood about a f...
Magic tree 8 336 27th Sep 2020, 22:31
Axcroft
Lord and Sharman (Slipper Works), Pemberton
I wonder if anyone on here ever worked at the Shoe factory in Pem. I worked there from 196...
JR 4 339 26th Sep 2020, 18:15
JR
HERE WE GO NUMBER 13
HERE WE GO NUMBER 13 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?o...
bambam 31 898 25th Sep 2020, 00:10
whups
old photo's
I am making an appeal to all wigan world members ,for quite a while now i have been trying...
GOLDEN BEAR 8 514 23rd Sep 2020, 17:18
broady
St John Fisher Catholic High School
Would like to hear from former pupils: https://i.servimg.com/u/f50/19/24/17/51/2a167c10...
jo anne 1 185 18th Sep 2020, 07:24
denmal
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 12
HERE WE GO NUMBER 12 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?opt...
bambam 544 8,736 8th Sep 2020, 22:59
bambam
Tenants. Someone asked who lived at
Who lived at 33 Leyland green rd, Jimmy & Hilda Fearnly were thefirst tenants in July 1...
bentlegs 3 237 8th Sep 2020, 00:08
whups
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 11
HERE WE GO FOLKS [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?opt=f...
bambam 413 4,172 4th Sep 2020, 18:24
Warr33
St Peys Bryn
To be demolished,and one bed apartments for homeless people to be built [url="http://www...
Joe Maplin 13 698 4th Sep 2020, 17:26
RobinG
Lawrenson, Mineral Water Manufacturer (Ince?)
My son has recently found a "Pop" bottle in a roadside ditch south of Warrington. The bot...
george 7 798 3rd Sep 2020, 12:57
Marigold
Rally against Covid-19 lockdown measures
It's about time this happened. Don't hold your breath in this being mentioned on the eveni...
ashtonman01 4 308 2nd Sep 2020, 11:46
gazzer
Conquering Hero
Hi there has anyone any memories of the uniquely name public house
milkman1963 4 488 30th Aug 2020, 12:22
chisholm
Tickle street
can anyone tell me where tickle street was located in wigan, im not sure if it was pem o...
talktalk 1 229 25th Aug 2020, 09:02
gaffer
Granada Reports Bob's Century: 1980s
Just been going through some old VHS tapes to digitise and one of them is a series shown o...
ashtonman01 5 319 23rd Aug 2020, 21:48
ashtonman01
Bryn station
Does anyone know when Bryn station was altered the way it is today?. By altered I mean the...
ashtonman01 6 369 21st Aug 2020, 18:31
ashtonman01
foster and sons
did anyone on here work at Fosters furniture place down chapel lane? long since closed do...
gozzer 145 15,440 14th Aug 2020, 15:41
GOLDEN BEAR
Llandudno web-cam
Llandudno is popular with us Wiganers Here is live view from café on West Shore [url=...
cordyline 24 3,037 8th Aug 2020, 12:30
bentlegs
Wigan Wallgate photo
Just came across this b/w photo of Wigan Wallgate. No idea of year, but what caught my eye...
ashtonman01 11 755 2nd Aug 2020, 11:47
PeterP
The laurels
Hi there does anyone remember the Laurels club near to Beech Hill really busy place late 8...
milkman1963 1 252 30th Jul 2020, 19:17
bambam
wigan casino and student union
Sorry,forgot to mention students union.saw Barclay james harvest,little feet,gravy train a...
Magic tree 7 325 22nd Jul 2020, 16:27
JR
School st
I've known for a while that in 1939 a good portion of my grandads family including my gran...
kyliec88 16 1,281 21st Jul 2020, 19:09
albion
Location - Ashton or Billinge?
Hello, can anyone help me identify the location in this photo from the brickwork of the ho...
lupine 5 424 20th Jul 2020, 19:06
gaffer
Liverpool Road, Ashton
Had a stroll down Liverpool Rd in Ashton (Ashton's millionaires row as I call it:) and I n...
ashtonman01 7 467 14th Jul 2020, 10:12
ashtonman01
Scholes
Good evening all. I'm looking into my family history and came across my 3rd great grand pa...
SAtherton74 8 742 6th Jul 2020, 09:19
gaffer
St Joseph's Church Records
Has anyone looked at the marriage records for this church? I know from experience with oth...
langbard 3 371 4th Jul 2020, 20:17
JAMB
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 914 28,436 1st Jul 2020, 11:41
whups
Wigan Casino - rock night.
The Casino is well known in Britain and also the USA for the Northern Soul Night, but ther...
JR 10 503 28th Jun 2020, 13:49
JR
Hilda Fields - Beech Hill Avenue
Hello, did anyone here know Hilda Fields? She was living at 82 Beech Hill Avenue when she ...
lupine 3 286 28th Jun 2020, 11:39
lupine
James Layland
Hi, Looking for James layland.Born 1837, Dad James, Mam Mary Taylor, sister Jane, born 182...
soreen 2 126 28th Jun 2020, 08:20
JAMB
Elizabeth taylor
Hi, Need help with age of Elizabeth taylor who was staying with james & mary Layland in Mi...
soreen 2 178 27th Jun 2020, 22:22
mygriffiths
byrom street poolstock
hi i am doing family history my grandfather when he got married in 1894 he was from number...
builder09 5 859 26th Jun 2020, 10:42
langbard
Pub name
What was the name of the pub at 1 Warrington Lane, Scholes in 1871? I cannot read the name...
macwil48 6 398 26th Jun 2020, 06:07
macwil48
End of war celebration photo
Just a note first that I'm not in the least bit interested in VE Day for reasons I don't h...
ashtonman01 4 550 25th Jun 2020, 17:35
tonker
Whitledge Green
Anyone know what that old ruined brick wall (I presume it was a wall) was used for that us...
ashtonman01 3 228 24th Jun 2020, 17:13
ashtonman01
Ashton-in-Makerfield
On WW some one was asking about Owlet Nest Ashton and on looking up burials at St Thomas C...
PeterP 1 230 18th Jun 2020, 18:14
tonker
Whittingham Asylum.
Hi, Chasing Thomas Addison who died in Whittingham Asylum .Think date is 11th.January 1899...
soreen 3 387 17th Jun 2020, 18:58
stevemul
Sharp Street, Wallgate
Hi, My great great grandfather William Rowe used to bottle mineral water at his premises ...
Geoff Livesley 11 606 15th Jun 2020, 13:05
momac
Street finding
Hi just a quick message as I cant seem to find a street that was in Pemberton in 1893 the ...
lilicangel18 5 411 1st Jun 2020, 22:04
lilicangel18
Brentwood 251 Wigan lane.m
Anyone have any history of Brentwood,I know William woods lived there in 1939,he was a vet...
christine marsden - 268 31st May 2020, 10:02
christine marsden
The World ....
.... is round!
tonker 12 655 28th May 2020, 23:42
tonker