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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 37,970 Sticky!
New Hall, Ince
Hello all, new to the forum. I'd like to ask about the whereabouts of "New Hall" Ince. In...
Barley 12 412 19th Nov 2020, 17:52
Barley
HERE WE GO NUMBER 13
HERE WE GO NUMBER 13 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?o...
bambam 96 2,851 18th Nov 2020, 13:47
dougie
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 - 114 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 1,105 13th Nov 2020, 23:13
tonker
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 9 775 10th Nov 2020, 15:37
jarvo
Philanthropic Buildings, Golborne
Sorry put the request on wrong board originally-so here goes again! Does anyone know the ...
fedup 2 180 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 2 229 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 3,087 1st Nov 2020, 10:15
cjh1953
George Lyon, highwayman
Could anyone direct me to the precise location of George Lyon's grave at St Thomas' Church...
JR 8 376 25th Oct 2020, 13:35
JR
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 1 165 23rd Oct 2020, 20:36
dougie
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 72 1,249 23rd Oct 2020, 15:29
JR
Elizabeth DOYLE, now possibly Burton
Elizabeth Doyle, dob July 1947 and I share the same late aunt, Alice. Elizabeth was a ni...
Dollybird - 80 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 7 288 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 1 164 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 6 196 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 8 697 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 1 325 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 9,043 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 3 287 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 4,323 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 13 779 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 7 873 3rd Sep 2020, 12:57
Marigold
Conquering Hero
Hi there has anyone any memories of the uniquely name public house
milkman1963 4 560 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 1 288 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 5 388 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 6 423 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 15,542 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 3,320 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 11 916 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 1 301 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 7 363 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 1,345 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 5 507 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 7 545 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 8 848 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 3 435 4th Jul 2020, 20:17
JAMB
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 914 28,672 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 10 554 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 3 341 28th Jun 2020, 11:39
lupine