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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 37,821 Sticky!
HERE WE GO NUMBER 13
HERE WE GO NUMBER 13 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?o...
bambam 63 1,816 25th Oct 2020, 21:12
dougie
George Lyon, highwayman
Could anyone direct me to the precise location of George Lyon's grave at St Thomas' Church...
JR 8 230 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 1 103 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 1,196 23rd Oct 2020, 15:29
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 6 550 22nd Oct 2020, 16:14
JR
Elizabeth DOYLE, now possibly Burton
Elizabeth Doyle, dob July 1947 and I share the same late aunt, Alice. Elizabeth was a ni...
Dollybird - 50 18th Oct 2020, 11:40
Dollybird
tanners brow blackrod
hi there my dad wants to know the story about the origins of tanners brow - when did it ge...
emmacru 19 2,982 13th Oct 2020, 22:24
tonker
Bulls Head at Upholland
Do any of you historic aficionados out there know where the Bull's Head is or was in Uphol...
JR 7 226 11th Oct 2020, 12:55
JR
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 8 574 11th Oct 2020, 12:23
tonker
Logs
If you dont mind a bit of a run out go to Delanere Forest, you can pick it up where the r...
bentlegs 1 138 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 6 147 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 8 622 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 1 273 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 8,920 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 3 268 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 4,243 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 13 732 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 7 827 3rd Sep 2020, 12:57
Marigold
Conquering Hero
Hi there has anyone any memories of the uniquely name public house
milkman1963 4 528 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 1 269 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 5 357 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 6 401 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 15,489 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 3,180 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 11 834 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 1 280 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 7 347 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 1,314 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 5 466 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 7 509 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 8 800 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 3 399 4th Jul 2020, 20:17
JAMB
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 914 28,563 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 10 521 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 3 315 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 2 135 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 2 193 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 5 879 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 6 427 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 4 579 25th Jun 2020, 17:35
tonker