People   (Re-unions, trace old friends and relatives.)

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John Isherwood and/or Walter Bayman
Hi I am buying a house in Greenways, Standish and the previous owners have told me the ...
Plomax 5 933 4th Mar 2021, 22:05
Looking for info
Hi all an looking to find some information about a man from Wigan that owned an ...
alli1978 9 1,145 28th Feb 2021, 14:34
The rock for Peter Israel
Peter I married a girl from Coventry years ago and still have close contact with the City,...
dougie - 909 24th Feb 2021, 21:43
Susan Earl
An old friend Susan Earl ,formerly of Swinley Ln. Wigan. I lost contact for over 20 years....
kameras - 483 18th Feb 2021, 20:47
Today friday i bumped into an old school friend from way -way back at my junior school wh...
GOLDEN BEAR 2 1,054 17th Feb 2021, 13:49
Question for Freda Chorlton
Hello Freda, My 3x great grandparents both died in 1911 in Ince, Celia and Francis Tayl...
paddy2t10 14 3,088 15th Feb 2021, 14:00
contact lost cousin
Hi i am looking for lost cousin or relatives of Roy Murphy, son of Lawrence and Olive Murp...
SteveHal 12 1,960 14th Feb 2021, 14:55
orphanage in billinge
does anyone have any information on an orphanage in billinge which was run by nuns?
jud178 253 36,719 11th Feb 2021, 14:11
Tracing family history...
My great great grandfather was Thomas Knowles, born in Ince 1824. He was a partner in the ...
janus5 20 6,621 10th Feb 2021, 19:58
Find my past
Has anyone got subscription to above site? Have got some details of ancestor but won't giv...
christine marsden 4 815 9th Feb 2021, 19:32
christine marsden
Family tree
missing jigsaw 4 701 7th Feb 2021, 22:45
Fred Marchant of Chester
I wonder if someone would be kind enough to help me? I am trying to trace Mr. Fred Marchan...
whacker 4 729 4th Feb 2021, 23:02
Fred Rosbottom
I can’t remember Dad’s user name on this site but he did used to post on here in the p...
lesley 22 1,849 1st Feb 2021, 20:05
Paul McNamara
Hi, just to let everyone who knew my brother Paul McNamara (a member on here) that he pass...
Squires20 5 865 31st Jan 2021, 13:30
Hello everyone, I was registered on Wigan World around 12 years ago, but as I'd not used t...
Medical Maverick 13 1,531 28th Jan 2021, 17:23
Hoste Maladjusted Children, Burtholme, Worthington
I am doing some research and would like to speak to anyone sent to this hostel for treatme...
daghda - 503 28th Jan 2021, 15:54
Anne Marie
Does anyone know Anne Marie from Hindley Green? I used to work with her in the NHS must be...
YORKIE - 559 23rd Jan 2021, 23:54
????? ?? ???? ???? VAL (NISA, HIGHER INCE)
The many question marks in the title were initially in Hindi and said 'rest in peace.' ...
Medical Maverick 3 475 22nd Jan 2021, 20:57
Medical Maverick
Alan Halsall
Does anyone know if Alan is still with us. He was a draughtsman at Worsley Mains Ironworks...
brynkiwi - 478 22nd Jan 2021, 06:30
Trying to contact paddy2t10
I am trying to contact a contributor with the username paddy2t10. It seems that he is a re...
bigbondy 7 693 16th Jan 2021, 21:33
tracing XENON
I would like to contact XENON IF you are still on WIGAN WORLD WOULD LIKE TO CHAT TO YOU...
GOLDEN BEAR - 445 8th Jan 2021, 15:02
Contacting paddy2t10
Hi, I've just managed to register with the site after having been unable to on previous oc...
bigbondy - 453 7th Jan 2021, 19:29
Brian Ludbrook
Does anyone remember Brian Ludbrook, he had a spell playing for Wigan rugby and I understa...
tom1303 5 1,603 4th Jan 2021, 21:38
Hi Jim, This is Peter. I have some information and photos for you. Please contact me
monumental 5 1,517 4th Jan 2021, 21:32
A neighbour passes away .....
.... and I only found out today. A few days ago, I believe, Billy Cunliffe, known to man...
tonker 12 1,107 4th Jan 2021, 19:24
Jim and Joan
Anybody know what happens to Jim and Joan Sutcliffe? They were friends of my husbands pare...
judyteen - 509 2nd Jan 2021, 17:14
Barbara Windsor
Another of the greats gone, the lovely Barbara Windsor. My favourite moment was in Carry ...
linma 6 640 23rd Dec 2020, 20:07
Medical Maverick
Gidlow School
Hi Mollie M, I have been trying to get in touch to reminisce about our times at Gidlow sch...
verdus - 679 16th Dec 2020, 08:49
Elizabeth & thomas Balmer Johnson
Married in Wigan 1848, Dad James Taylor, a painter. & John Johnson. Any info.please on c...
soreen 4 648 26th Nov 2020, 19:12
Might you use Ancestry? Any help you can offer...
I am researching my family tree, just like so many others. I no longer have an Ancestry...
barbarabanter 13 1,026 24th Nov 2020, 18:26
Des O’Connor
The lovely Des O’Connor has died, another of the greats gone. No doubt he will now be t...
linma 2 579 20th Nov 2020, 16:42
alan porter, wigan sea cadets
Anybody remember me ?
alan porter 9 1,504 11th Nov 2020, 12:21
peter g
Philanthropic Buildings, Golborne
Does anyone know the history of the Philanthropic Buildings, Harvey Lane, Golborne. I thin...
fedup 11 574 8th Nov 2020, 11:15
Elizabeth DOYLE, now possibly Burton
Elizabeth Doyle, dob July 1947 and I share the same late aunt, Alice. Elizabeth was a niec...
Dollybird - 430 18th Oct 2020, 11:47
Face masks
Reading today in the MEN about Supt J Higham of GM Police is going to send PCS Officers i...
PeterP 6 1,178 12th Oct 2020, 06:29
mollie m
Roby Mill School
Good evening, I am doing some research into my family history and Roby Mill. Does anyone...
LauraKate 1 678 8th Oct 2020, 18:44
If you have or Findmypast
I wonder if you would be kind enough to help me. I am looking for information on Henry Far...
whacker 28 1,325 3rd Oct 2020, 23:55
Wigan Orchestral Society
A request for information from the most recent Past Forward magazine - [url=https://www.wi...
jo anne - 467 23rd Sep 2020, 10:20
jo anne
Ann Kelly
Need help to find where Ann Kelly is buried/cremated.Born 1882, died April 1956 in Wigan.V...
soreen 3 719 22nd Sep 2020, 09:07
john b
slaughter houses
anyone know the name of the slaughter house near spring street scholes also anyone heard o...
lynnm 53 11,668 27th Aug 2020, 19:00
john b