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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 39,038 Sticky!
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 16
HERE WE GO NUMBER 16 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?opt=f...
bambam 73 1,416 23rd Sep 2021, 15:09
Dagutd27
st johns school pemberton
happy times was there from 1952 until i sat my 11 plus.
jud178 40 2,777 22nd Sep 2021, 14:46
GOLDEN BEAR
Those Who Were There
[url="https://www.sabrinafuller.com/those-who-were-there-at-home"] Walk the past presen...
WiganSoundWalk 12 398 18th Sep 2021, 17:16
kenee
Christine Marsden
Hello Christine i believe you have info on the burials of ST. MATHEWS Highfield i would b...
GOLDEN BEAR 2 374 10th Sep 2021, 15:04
bluebell3
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 2 143 6th Sep 2021, 23:47
tuddy
Irish diaspora mid 1800s
I am doing some research into Irish settlement in the mid-1800s. I have read that Scholes/...
WiganWrestlingHistory 11 1,027 4th Sep 2021, 17:00
bentlegs
Church records
The lovely Freda did an amazing job transcribing the cemetery records. I have used them s...
daviessb 5 753 3rd Sep 2021, 18:17
bluebell3
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 15
HERE WE GO NUMBER 15 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?opt=f...
bambam 145 4,270 19th Aug 2021, 16:05
bambam
Golborne colliery
Can anyone tell me how it got Kidglove as a name please?
flaggy delf 943 30,737 7th Aug 2021, 15:00
whups
Wigan Music Scene
Do you have any memories of Wigan Town Centre-based gigs/clubs/bands/festivals that you'd ...
WiganSoundWalk - 298 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 5 581 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 2,264 27th Jul 2021, 16:16
JR
Wiganworld Forums
Instead of using this Communicate section. It would be more advantageous, and quicker for ...
wiganyankeeron 1 1,922 27th Jul 2021, 15:22
Rothden1
Llandudno web-cam
Llandudno is popular with us Wiganers Here is live view from café on West Shore [url=...
cordyline 25 4,832 18th Jul 2021, 19:13
PeterP
Orange day southport .
Not going ahead this year
anniedingle 2 337 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 4 339 14th Jul 2021, 10:48
PeterP
Wigan Pier
Does anyone know what’s happening at Wigan Pier..is this another missed managed project?
roylew 7 598 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 10 392 6th Jul 2021, 15:53
GOLDEN BEAR
Alkers lane
Anyone know where this was in 1901? Orrell /Pemberton census
christine marsden 5 408 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 5 429 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 3,639 31st May 2021, 08:46
tonker
Woodhouses
Anyone know where woodhouses was in Wigan late 1700s early 1800 s
christine marsden 5 496 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 4 404 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 28 855 14th May 2021, 14:41
upthetims
School photos st.williams rc 1950,s
Any school pictures from my primary school from 1955-1960
steve eady 2 334 8th May 2021, 17:45
sammys
HERE WE GO NUMBER 14
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 14
bambam 251 5,488 4th May 2021, 16:47
bambam
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 3,378 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 6 725 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 7,005 24th Apr 2021, 08:09
jo anne
Titanic Survey ........
...... See General!
tonker 5 386 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 1,173 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 18 827 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 4 460 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 16 796 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 17,799 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 2 446 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 - 310 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 7 923 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 15 674 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 20 722 10th Mar 2021, 12:16
GOLDEN BEAR