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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 1270 38,208 Sticky!
George Lyon, highwayman
Could anyone direct me to the precise location of George Lyon's grave at St Thomas' Church...
JR 10 648 23rd Jan 2021, 20:20
JR
Brook House Greenhouse's and Garden, Highfield
Hi all, I am currently researching some ruins that are situated in Blundell's Wood, Hig...
Fursty Ferret 2 194 22nd Jan 2021, 23:59
Fursty Ferret
Injections
Injection are being given for the over 80s next week, i got a date for Tuesday.Across from...
bentlegs 23 1,000 22nd Jan 2021, 14:14
PeterP
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 17 1,196 16th Jan 2021, 17:09
JR
Brian's Canal Walks
I know you cant do it right now but Mick brought up what Wigan council should do on (photo...
dougie 3 252 13th Jan 2021, 20:35
dougie
HERE WE GO NUMBER 14
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 14
bambam 30 794 11th Jan 2021, 22:08
Dagutd27
Plessey telecommunications, Lamberhead
Hi, did anyone work at Lamberhead between 1966 to 1973? Do you remember Harry Meadows o...
Nim Patel - 85 11th Jan 2021, 21:23
Nim Patel
HERE WE GO NUMBER 13
HERE WE GO NUMBER 13 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?o...
bambam 213 4,842 9th Jan 2021, 00:58
bambam
The Crawford Inn - Crawford Village
Hi I know this is a bit of a long shot but I was just wondering if anyone might be able to...
Heidi 8 419 8th Jan 2021, 18:55
tonker
Finding family
Hi all
Jasminehogan 1 151 8th Jan 2021, 16:24
JAMB
Trying to contact paddy2t10
I am trying to contact a contributor with the username paddy2t10. It seems that he is a re...
bigbondy - 61 8th Jan 2021, 15:41
bigbondy
Strangeways Hall farm
On the 1845 6-inch map of Hindley there is a house called "Strangeways" which I think is w...
Barley 13 367 7th Jan 2021, 16:11
peter g
Haigh Hall vandalism
Not a good sign.  Taken on Christmas Day. [url=https://flic.kr/p/2kkLVrC]https://live....
Axcroft 4 452 30th Dec 2020, 20:10
Axcroft
ST .PAUL Church Yard
I was just wondering does anyone know who is responsible for the upkeep and general tidyin...
GOLDEN BEAR 11 422 24th Dec 2020, 20:05
dougie
William aspinall
Has anyone got subscription to find my past I've got simple record for above but can't get...
christine marsden 4 190 24th Dec 2020, 14:02
christine marsden
Adverts
Does anyone else, get the small adds & messages in the right hand bottom corner & how do ...
bentlegs 11 377 21st Dec 2020, 15:39
Domin0
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 90 1,683 15th Dec 2020, 19:22
JR
old photo's
I'M trying a long shot here by asking this so here goes has anyone on WW got any photos of...
GOLDEN BEAR 1 337 12th Dec 2020, 18:29
First Mate
Heyes' Bridge...
Just heard from a close friend that Heyes' bridge, the bridge that crosses the ex L and Y ...
jarvo 5 397 9th Dec 2020, 17:33
JR
Up Holland Grammar School
I attended UGS from 1948 to 1955. I wonder if there is anyone still alive that was there ...
alan porter - 142 6th Dec 2020, 00:49
alan porter
New Hall, Ince
Hello all, new to the forum. I'd like to ask about the whereabouts of "New Hall" Ince. In...
Barley 15 702 30th Nov 2020, 12:59
Diston
For the Soulies out there
I've put a post on the Northern Soul thread about a person some of you may have known or c...
TerryW - 251 14th Nov 2020, 18:03
TerryW
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 19 1,255 13th Nov 2020, 23:13
tonker
Philanthropic Buildings, Golborne
Sorry put the request on wrong board originally-so here goes again! Does anyone know the ...
fedup 2 245 3rd Nov 2020, 13:32
tuddy
Legs of Man
Does anyone know where I can find an image of the 'bottom' Legs of Man pub. I can find ple...
JR 2 318 1st Nov 2020, 19:02
JR
tanners brow blackrod
hi there my dad wants to know the story about the origins of tanners brow - when did it ge...
emmacru 20 3,230 1st Nov 2020, 10:15
cjh1953
RIDGWAY FAMILY from Ashton
Hi I'm looking for Michael Warren Ridgway He put a photo on of the Wedding day of a Ridgwa...
Ladybird 63 1 237 23rd Oct 2020, 20:36
dougie
Elizabeth DOYLE, now possibly Burton
Elizabeth Doyle, dob July 1947 and I share the same late aunt, Alice. Elizabeth was a ni...
Dollybird - 115 18th Oct 2020, 11:40
Dollybird
Bulls Head at Upholland
Do any of you historic aficionados out there know where the Bull's Head is or was in Uphol...
JR 7 336 11th Oct 2020, 12:55
JR
Logs
If you dont mind a bit of a run out go to Delanere Forest, you can pick it up where the r...
bentlegs 1 234 7th Oct 2020, 20:26
tonker
Thomas Addison
HI, need help!Found death of Thomas Addison in Adelaide St, Wigan .March quarter 1863, 8c ...
soreen 6 246 6th Oct 2020, 09:40
JAMB
old photo's
I am making an appeal to all wigan world members ,for quite a while now i have been trying...
GOLDEN BEAR 8 785 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 1 390 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 9,276 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 3 326 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 4,475 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 13 844 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 7 916 3rd Sep 2020, 12:57
Marigold
Conquering Hero
Hi there has anyone any memories of the uniquely name public house
milkman1963 4 618 30th Aug 2020, 12:22
chisholm