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Places   (Help with places, streets and buildings in Wigan.)

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Northern Soul list 3
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brian j 1270 39,524 Sticky!
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bambam 121 3,201 24th Jan 2022, 12:50
Dagutd27
Family history
I am trying to find my family on the 1911 censers .In 1916 they are living at Queen street...
winnie - 36 24th Jan 2022, 00:07
winnie
NEW HOUSE' NEL PAN LANE
I had an occasion to have to go to Leigh Hospital the other day ,and i went via Hindley Gr...
GOLDEN BEAR 4 275 17th Jan 2022, 14:53
GOLDEN BEAR
Brock Mill farm. Haigh
Looking for info on above. My ancestors the Alkers farmed there in the late 1700s to early...
christine marsden 2 162 8th Jan 2022, 18:58
christine marsden
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 963 31,771 4th Jan 2022, 23:57
whups
Gaffer, please help!
I gave wrong address I was searching for when you answered my query. Got mixed up with 402...
soreen 2 132 4th Jan 2022, 17:33
soreen
402, Wakefield Rd.Dewsbury
Hi, Had great help from this site.Can I ask another question, please? Can u tell me who wa...
soreen 3 273 3rd Jan 2022, 18:12
soreen
Christine Marsden
Hello Christine i believe you have info on the burials of ST. MATHEWS Highfield i would b...
GOLDEN BEAR 4 665 2nd Jan 2022, 13:11
GOLDEN BEAR
Holland
Was there a place called Holland in the 1700s in Wigan or was it upholland?
christine marsden 1 172 31st Dec 2021, 09:48
PeterP
Crank and Burtons
Do you remember it ?,behind Browns dentists ,you could park in the yard at the side,when i...
dave b 36 3,880 29th Dec 2021, 17:01
mickadoptedwiganer
Wiganworld Forums
Instead of using this Communicate section. It would be more advantageous, and quicker for ...
wiganyankeeron 5 2,583 28th Dec 2021, 13:35
tuddy
Newfoundland Colliery Worthington
Who ran it, when was it a working pit, and was there a rail connexion? Can't find it menti...
flaggy delf 27 3,284 19th Dec 2021, 11:02
zenith
Cansfield high school
I remember when this school was called "the Secondary ", i left in 1978, my name is Ian Ch...
peeweerug 185 8,353 18th Dec 2021, 08:16
PeterP
Prefabs, Greenhey, Kitt Green in the 50's
Has anyone any photos / street scenes of Greenhey? When I tell my granddaughter about the...
millykate 63 5,642 13th Dec 2021, 22:39
KSBUICK49
DECORATORS ?
Well for the second time of asking WW's do any of you know of a good /decent WALLPAPER /HA...
GOLDEN BEAR 14 775 26th Nov 2021, 16:30
bentlegs
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 8 1,229 25th Nov 2021, 19:33
Fursty Ferret
Irene Wyatt (Stationery )John England’s 1960s
Nostalgia makes me seek to connect with old work colleagues It was a nondescript job th...
kameras 6 2,196 22nd Nov 2021, 16:30
cindy
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bambam 165 3,863 15th Nov 2021, 18:46
bambam
573 wigan road bryn/ ashton
Hi all you wiganners.I really hope someone can help me. I am going for a visit to Wigan a...
rusty 11 2,373 13th Nov 2021, 22:58
Rusty5491
St Helens Mining Tech On North Road
Anybody remember any of the teachers from St Helens Mining Tech on North Road? I can reme...
GrahamK 79 6,832 11th Nov 2021, 22:02
tuddy
Questions re Wrightington pre NHS funding... etc
Good morning from the island... Hard at work on my presold autobio. Which will of cour...
Islander 1 237 11th Nov 2021, 11:49
whups
temperance bars
I wonder if anyone remembers a temperance bar in King St in the 1950s? I am sure I rememb...
Kathy T 18 614 4th Nov 2021, 14:28
GOLDEN BEAR
PHOTO OF ORMSKIRK RD
I AM making a special appeal to all my fellow member's of WIGAN WORLD and that is i am des...
GOLDEN BEAR 6 458 11th Oct 2021, 20:23
dougie
Those Who Were There
[url="https://www.sabrinafuller.com/those-who-were-there-at-home"] Walk the past presen...
WiganSoundWalk 13 803 11th Oct 2021, 18:55
Magic tree
Irish diaspora mid 1800s
I am doing some research into Irish settlement in the mid-1800s. I have read that Scholes/...
WiganWrestlingHistory 14 1,351 11th Oct 2021, 10:37
aussie94
gallagher family from greenough row 1911
my grandfather john gallagher lived at ,5 greenough row in 1911 .is there any w...
traveller 2 311 1st Oct 2021, 11:05
winnie
st johns school pemberton
happy times was there from 1952 until i sat my 11 plus.
jud178 40 2,966 22nd Sep 2021, 14:46
GOLDEN BEAR
Motor bike stores in WIGAN
I am just enquiring to all wigan worlder's were and when were the first MOTOR BIKE SHOP'S...
GOLDEN BEAR 2 271 6th Sep 2021, 23:47
tuddy
Church records
The lovely Freda did an amazing job transcribing the cemetery records. I have used them s...
daviessb 5 910 3rd Sep 2021, 18:17
bluebell3
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bambam 145 4,766 19th Aug 2021, 16:05
bambam
Wigan Music Scene
Do you have any memories of Wigan Town Centre-based gigs/clubs/bands/festivals that you'd ...
WiganSoundWalk - 417 2nd Aug 2021, 09:51
WiganSoundWalk
Bridge 63 Red Rock.
I have just read that the pub 'Bridge 63' at Red Rock (formerly the Crawford Arms) is re...
lock lass 5 738 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 2,440 27th Jul 2021, 16:16
JR
Llandudno web-cam
Llandudno is popular with us Wiganers Here is live view from café on West Shore [url=...
cordyline 25 5,175 18th Jul 2021, 19:13
PeterP
Orange day southport .
Not going ahead this year
anniedingle 2 431 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 4 427 14th Jul 2021, 10:48
PeterP
Wigan Pier
Does anyone know what’s happening at Wigan Pier..is this another missed managed project?
roylew 7 729 6th Jul 2021, 18:04
JR
Alkers lane
Anyone know where this was in 1901? Orrell /Pemberton census
christine marsden 5 514 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 5 564 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 3,896 31st May 2021, 08:46
tonker