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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 37,554 Sticky!
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 12
HERE WE GO NUMBER 12 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?opt...
bambam 354 5,576 6th Aug 2020, 18:04
tonker
Bryn station
Does anyone know when Bryn station was altered the way it is today?. By altered I mean the...
ashtonman01 3 172 4th Aug 2020, 14:56
alan85
Wigan Wallgate photo
Just came across this b/w photo of Wigan Wallgate. No idea of year, but what caught my eye...
ashtonman01 11 428 2nd Aug 2020, 11:47
PeterP
Conquering Hero
Hi there has anyone any memories of the uniquely name public house
milkman1963 3 273 30th Jul 2020, 22:43
Dagutd27
The laurels
Hi there does anyone remember the Laurels club near to Beech Hill really busy place late 8...
milkman1963 1 158 30th Jul 2020, 19:17
bambam
foster and sons
did anyone on here work at Fosters furniture place down chapel lane? long since closed do...
gozzer 144 15,170 27th Jul 2020, 00:22
alan porter
wigan casino and student union
Sorry,forgot to mention students union.saw Barclay james harvest,little feet,gravy train a...
Magic tree 7 267 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 1,195 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 5 364 20th Jul 2020, 19:06
gaffer
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 - 86 15th Jul 2020, 12:49
Magic tree
Liverpool Road, Ashton
Had a stroll down Liverpool Rd in Ashton (Ashton's millionaires row as I call it:) and I n...
ashtonman01 7 402 14th Jul 2020, 10:12
ashtonman01
St Peys Bryn
To be demolished,and one bed apartments for homeless people to be built [url="http://www...
Joe Maplin 8 419 12th Jul 2020, 12:33
Joe Maplin
Scholes
Good evening all. I'm looking into my family history and came across my 3rd great grand pa...
SAtherton74 8 519 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 3 275 4th Jul 2020, 20:17
JAMB
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 914 28,121 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 10 442 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 3 225 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 86 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 2 141 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 5 815 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 6 324 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 4 506 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 3 187 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 1 200 18th Jun 2020, 18:14
tonker
Whittingham Asylum.
Hi, Chasing Thomas Addison who died in Whittingham Asylum .Think date is 11th.January 1899...
soreen 3 334 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 11 514 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 5 372 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 - 226 31st May 2020, 10:02
christine marsden
The World ....
.... is round!
tonker 12 622 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 2,658 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 7 563 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 3 802 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 14 563 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 3,853 14th May 2020, 16:32
bambam
R. Thomas Haulier Bryn Cross.
See in People.
alan85 - 161 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 4 431 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 5 307 7th May 2020, 11:07
barbarabanter
St Peters Infants School Bryn
Circa 1940. (Maiden Names). Della Riley. May Hardman. Lillian Bramwell. Kathleen Morga...
alan85 - 198 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 7 351 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 2 318 4th May 2020, 21:55
dougie