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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 38,843 Sticky!
Bridge 63 Red Rock.
I have just read that the pub 'Bridge 63' at Red Rock (formerly the Crawford Arms) is re...
lock lass 5 355 27th Jul 2021, 16:35
JR
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 97 2,137 27th Jul 2021, 16:16
JR
Wiganworld Forums
Instead of using this Communicate section. It would be more advantageous, and quicker for ...
wiganyankeeron 1 1,531 27th Jul 2021, 15:22
Rothden1
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 15
HERE WE GO NUMBER 15 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?opt=f...
bambam 123 3,211 26th Jul 2021, 23:50
whups
Llandudno web-cam
Llandudno is popular with us Wiganers Here is live view from café on West Shore [url=...
cordyline 25 4,450 18th Jul 2021, 19:13
PeterP
Orange day southport .
Not going ahead this year
anniedingle 2 255 15th Jul 2021, 10:24
bentlegs
Clacton on sea
Visited clacton on sea there delicately is pie ,mash ,Liquer it was very nice didnt think ...
anniedingle 4 271 14th Jul 2021, 10:48
PeterP
Irish diaspora mid 1800s
I am doing some research into Irish settlement in the mid-1800s. I have read that Scholes/...
WiganWrestlingHistory 10 830 8th Jul 2021, 11:41
wiganwench
Wigan Pier
Does anyone know what’s happening at Wigan Pier..is this another missed managed project?
roylew 7 514 6th Jul 2021, 18:04
JR
DECORATORS ?
Well for the second time of asking WW's do any of you know of a good /decent WALLPAPER /HA...
GOLDEN BEAR 10 348 6th Jul 2021, 15:53
GOLDEN BEAR
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 940 30,361 19th Jun 2021, 11:47
whups
Alkers lane
Anyone know where this was in 1901? Orrell /Pemberton census
christine marsden 5 323 15th Jun 2021, 17:14
momac
NAME OF CLUB?
Can anyone tell me the name of the LABOUR CLUB which was behind the shops opposite MARSH P...
GOLDEN BEAR 5 358 10th Jun 2021, 13:06
GOLDEN BEAR
Motorbike shop at saddle
During a conversation the other day about motorbikes for some reason , I came up with " oh...
comfortably numb 42 3,506 31st May 2021, 08:46
tonker
Woodhouses
Anyone know where woodhouses was in Wigan late 1700s early 1800 s
christine marsden 5 388 25th May 2021, 09:59
christine marsden
Pit shaft
Does anyone remember a pit shaft in number 3 field on platt lane fields in scholes? Tryin...
Gunnerbilly 4 354 21st May 2021, 11:12
chris southworth
Question; the properties built Whelley "The Mount"
Would anyone have any historical information regarding the building of the properties up t...
goldringers 28 803 14th May 2021, 14:41
upthetims
Christine Marsden
Hello Christine i believe you have info on the burials of ST. MATHEWS Highfield i would b...
GOLDEN BEAR 1 198 9th May 2021, 13:02
christine marsden
School photos st.williams rc 1950,s
Any school pictures from my primary school from 1955-1960
steve eady 2 287 8th May 2021, 17:45
sammys
HERE WE GO NUMBER 14
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 14
bambam 251 5,328 4th May 2021, 16:47
bambam
Church records
The lovely Freda did an amazing job transcribing the cemetery records. I have used them s...
daviessb 4 602 4th May 2021, 16:15
GOLDEN BEAR
Mystery House/Cross Country Runs - Shevvy High
Does anyone remember a lone, derelict house in I think it must have been Elnup Woods ? ...
hamlet 12 3,281 1st May 2021, 13:28
ShevvyChic
Logs
If you dont mind a bit of a run out go to Delanere Forest, you can pick it up where the r...
bentlegs 6 681 27th Apr 2021, 17:05
bentlegs
The History of Wigan Casino and Northern Soul
Three wonderful stickys of music and now the history At 2am in the early hours of Sunda...
tony g 40 6,878 24th Apr 2021, 08:09
jo anne
Titanic Survey ........
...... See General!
tonker 5 347 23rd Apr 2021, 22:10
tonker
ST .PAUL Church Yard
I was just wondering does anyone know who is responsible for the upkeep and general tidyin...
GOLDEN BEAR 23 1,091 22nd Apr 2021, 19:41
DaveL
Kitt Green
Hi everyone I'm asking for info if anyone has it please .I'm looking for info on my step g...
winnie 18 775 16th Apr 2021, 11:26
christine marsden
GRAVES INDEX
Can anyone tell me if there is a grave index for ST .MATHEWS ,HIGHFIELD ,PEMBERTON . I ha...
GOLDEN BEAR 4 394 16th Apr 2021, 10:51
christine marsden
Scotsman’s flash
Hi just joined today , my husband starting digging the garden to do an sunken. Trampoline ...
kirstiefish01 16 694 10th Apr 2021, 08:43
kathpressey
OLD FARM HOUSE UNDER SCOTMANS FLASH
is it true there is a old farm house under scotmans flash - does anyone have pics before t...
shiny 93 17,417 9th Apr 2021, 18:09
tonker
Bull Hey- Wigan Cricket Club
Can anyone enlighten me as to why Wigan Cricket Club grounds off Park Road are named Bull ...
fedup 2 409 22nd Mar 2021, 10:48
JR
Crown and Anchor Queen Street
Does anyone remember the Crown and Anchor pub, my Aunt was the licencee in the 50,s
fletcher - 272 15th Mar 2021, 15:23
fletcher
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 7 857 15th Mar 2021, 12:40
Old Timer
Catholic burial places
I have Catholic ancestors who died in Wigan in 1851 and 1853. In the 1851 census they wer...
Helen Heaton 15 619 14th Mar 2021, 19:58
winnie
New houses off frog lane
I was driving around frog lane area today and was shocked to see how many houses have been...
GOLDEN BEAR 20 666 10th Mar 2021, 12:16
GOLDEN BEAR
Abraham Guest
Dean Trust Wigan - @DeanTrustWigan ([url=https://twitter.com/DeanTrustWigan/status/1365682...
jo anne - 233 28th Feb 2021, 17:18
jo anne
Injections
Injection are being given for the over 80s next week, i got a date for Tuesday.Across from...
bentlegs 26 1,732 19th Feb 2021, 21:03
winnie
River Douglas
An exciting new project on the River Douglas has started & Groundwork CLM needs volunteers...
jo anne 15 3,848 18th Feb 2021, 21:24
jo anne
154 Upholland Road, Billinge
My Greatgrandfather Enoch Walker died at 154 Upholland Road in 1935 although he lived in I...
jilly 11 3,301 16th Feb 2021, 12:24
PeterP
The Mystery of Monkeys' Neest (Poolstock)
Hello everyone I grew up in Wigan, principally in Hindley and Aspull respectively, but ...
kaikell 3 655 8th Feb 2021, 13:18
jarvo