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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 38,488 Sticky!
Kitt Green
Hi everyone I'm asking for info if anyone has it please .I'm looking for info on my step g...
winnie 18 461 16th Apr 2021, 11:26
christine marsden
Question; the properties built Whelley "The Mount"
Would anyone have any historical information regarding the building of the properties up t...
goldringers - 9 16th Apr 2021, 11:00
goldringers
GRAVES INDEX
Can anyone tell me if there is a grave index for ST .MATHEWS ,HIGHFIELD ,PEMBERTON . I ha...
GOLDEN BEAR 4 176 16th Apr 2021, 10:51
christine marsden
ST .PAUL Church Yard
I was just wondering does anyone know who is responsible for the upkeep and general tidyin...
GOLDEN BEAR 22 869 14th Apr 2021, 15:52
GOLDEN BEAR
HERE WE GO NUMBER 14
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 14
bambam 163 3,980 12th Apr 2021, 16:47
bentlegs
Titanic Survey ........
...... See General!
tonker 2 148 11th Apr 2021, 11:13
tonker
Scotsman’s flash
Hi just joined today , my husband starting digging the garden to do an sunken. Trampoline ...
kirstiefish01 16 457 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 16,813 9th Apr 2021, 18:09
tonker
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 94 1,909 4th Apr 2021, 10:11
JR
Irish diaspora mid 1800s
I am doing some research into Irish settlement in the mid-1800s. I have read that Scholes/...
WiganWrestlingHistory 7 433 31st Mar 2021, 21:57
daviessb
Bull Hey- Wigan Cricket Club
Can anyone enlighten me as to why Wigan Cricket Club grounds off Park Road are named Bull ...
fedup 2 293 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 - 187 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 7 712 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 15 470 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 20 535 10th Mar 2021, 12:16
GOLDEN BEAR
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 916 29,342 9th Mar 2021, 12:01
whups
Abraham Guest
Dean Trust Wigan - @DeanTrustWigan ([url=https://twitter.com/DeanTrustWigan/status/1365682...
jo anne - 161 28th Feb 2021, 17:18
jo anne
Church records
The lovely Freda did an amazing job transcribing the cemetery records. I have used them s...
daviessb 2 378 22nd Feb 2021, 16:00
GOLDEN BEAR
Injections
Injection are being given for the over 80s next week, i got a date for Tuesday.Across from...
bentlegs 26 1,518 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 3,718 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 3,120 16th Feb 2021, 12:24
PeterP
Logs
If you dont mind a bit of a run out go to Delanere Forest, you can pick it up where the r...
bentlegs 5 508 12th Feb 2021, 22:25
tonker
The Mystery of Monkeys' Neest (Poolstock)
Hello everyone I grew up in Wigan, principally in Hindley and Aspull respectively, but ...
kaikell 3 497 8th Feb 2021, 13:18
jarvo
George Lyon, highwayman
Could anyone direct me to the precise location of George Lyon's grave at St Thomas' Church...
JR 15 1,014 6th Feb 2021, 18:05
JR
Queen Street, Wigan
I've searched for a photo of the Old Swan Inn in Queen Street without success. Does anyon...
Miller60 2 249 4th Feb 2021, 19:09
davey
Wigan Casino - rock night.
The Casino is well known in Britain and also the USA for the Northern Soul Night, but ther...
JR 14 893 1st Feb 2021, 09:34
JR
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 1,386 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 3 430 13th Jan 2021, 20:35
dougie
Plessey telecommunications, Lamberhead
Hi, did anyone work at Lamberhead between 1966 to 1973? Do you remember Harry Meadows o...
Nim Patel - 236 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 5,172 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 8 542 8th Jan 2021, 18:55
tonker
Finding family
Hi all
Jasminehogan 1 242 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 - 119 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 13 565 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 4 593 30th Dec 2020, 20:10
Axcroft
William aspinall
Has anyone got subscription to find my past I've got simple record for above but can't get...
christine marsden 4 294 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 11 430 21st Dec 2020, 15:39
Domin0
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 1 480 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 5 485 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 - 194 6th Dec 2020, 00:49
alan porter