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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 37,428 Sticky!
School st
I've known for a while that in 1939 a good portion of my grandads family including my gran...
kyliec88 12 906 2nd Jul 2020, 21:42
kyliec88
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 12
HERE WE GO NUMBER 12 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?opt...
bambam 291 4,018 2nd Jul 2020, 13:09
dougie
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 914 27,791 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 10 333 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 3 155 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 41 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 64 27th Jun 2020, 22:22
mygriffiths
Liverpool Road, Ashton
Had a stroll down Liverpool Rd in Ashton (Ashton's millionaires row as I call it:) and I n...
ashtonman01 3 105 27th Jun 2020, 19:02
Joe Maplin
byrom street poolstock
hi i am doing family history my grandfather when he got married in 1894 he was from number...
builder09 5 753 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 6 207 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 4 432 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 3 119 24th Jun 2020, 17:13
ashtonman01
St Peys Bryn
To be demolished,and one bed apartments for homeless people to be built [url="http://www...
Joe Maplin 5 140 23rd Jun 2020, 23:30
alan85
Ashton-in-Makerfield
On WW some one was asking about Owlet Nest Ashton and on looking up burials at St Thomas C...
PeterP 1 102 18th Jun 2020, 18:14
tonker
Whittingham Asylum.
Hi, Chasing Thomas Addison who died in Whittingham Asylum .Think date is 11th.January 1899...
soreen 3 266 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 11 458 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 5 331 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 - 182 31st May 2020, 10:02
christine marsden
The World ....
.... is round!
tonker 12 589 28th May 2020, 23:42
tonker
Visit by Mother Teresa
Apologies in advance for this sketchy info, but my wife is an old Wiganer and she remember...
stjon 9 2,573 23rd May 2020, 14:02
FAT MICK
Little Scotland, Blackrod.
Doea anyone know why Little Scotland is so called ? There is also a canal bridge named Abe...
hilly 7 479 23rd May 2020, 13:58
FAT MICK
Photos of Wigan's streets 1940s-50s
In case of interest: "From Dick Eastman's blog (https://blog.eogn.com): "Back in 20...
maryms 3 727 21st May 2020, 22:19
FAT MICK
2 Davies Yard, Kitt Green, Pemberton, Wigan
I am researching my family tree and since found out James Ashurst once lived at the follow...
barbarabanter 14 517 21st May 2020, 22:12
FAT MICK
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 11
HERE WE GO FOLKS [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?opt=f...
bambam 412 3,689 14th May 2020, 16:32
bambam
R. Thomas Haulier Bryn Cross.
See in People.
alan85 - 132 11th May 2020, 21:01
alan85
Leyland’s hardware shop
Does anyone know the names of the people who owned Leyland’s hardware shop where the den...
annieley 4 390 7th May 2020, 16:31
annieley
4 Barracks, Orrell, Wigan - whereabouts?
I am researching my family history and ancestors once lived at 4 Barracks, Orrell, Wigan...
barbarabanter 5 270 7th May 2020, 11:07
barbarabanter
St Peters Infants School Bryn
Circa 1940. (Maiden Names). Della Riley. May Hardman. Lillian Bramwell. Kathleen Morga...
alan85 - 166 6th May 2020, 19:13
alan85
Whitledge Road Bryn.
I remember as a boy in the 40s walking through the fields from Whitledge Road to Low Bank ...
alan85 7 310 6th May 2020, 19:06
alan85
Old Ashton photos on ebay
Came across some old photos of Ashton town centre in ebay. One or two I have never seen be...
ashtonman01 2 283 4th May 2020, 21:55
dougie
Low bank Rd houses build
A while back I was asking if anyone knew when the estate behind the Pit Pony on Lowbank Rd...
ashtonman01 4 295 4th May 2020, 19:00
ashtonman01
Wigan Road Bryn.
Just been on Google Earth, looking at No 156 where I was brought up in the 30s & 40s. Alth...
alan85 8 323 2nd May 2020, 15:59
alan85
WIGAN CASINO
Can anyone explain the Casino (Empress Ballroom) demise and ultimate demolition ? Was the...
John Peters 16 1,451 1st May 2020, 15:10
TerryW
Motorbike shop at saddle
During a conversation the other day about motorbikes for some reason , I came up with " oh...
comfortably numb 36 2,497 28th Apr 2020, 13:24
tonker
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 10
NO 10 SORRY ABOUT THE DELAY FOLKS [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_mess...
bambam 431 9,984 27th Apr 2020, 17:08
bambam
Poolstock
Are all those barriers in poolstock still there, mate said he couldent find a way through ...
bentlegs 1 343 25th Apr 2020, 13:56
Tommy Two Stroke
What will you do
Did you see the news this morning about face masks Peter Israel told us if you can get any...
dougie 6 628 23rd Apr 2020, 22:22
tonker
Lodge Street, Hindley
I live in Australia but my maternal grandparents come from Hindley, as did several generat...
robjones 4 334 21st Apr 2020, 13:25
peter g
Ince Infectious Diseases Hospital
Looking thru as u do I came across Ince Infectious Diseases Hospital. Near Amberswood comm...
soreen 6 493 18th Apr 2020, 14:14
gaffer
Supper Market delivery van
DELETED POSTED IN WRONG PLACE SORREEE ------------------------------------From Ral...
dougie 2 459 16th Apr 2020, 21:00
berylh