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Crown and Anchor Queen Street
Does anyone remember the Crown and Anchor pub, my Aunt was the licencee in the 50,s
fletcher - 336 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 7 954 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 15 709 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 20 758 10th Mar 2021, 12:16
GOLDEN BEAR
Abraham Guest
Dean Trust Wigan - @DeanTrustWigan ([url=https://twitter.com/DeanTrustWigan/status/1365682...
jo anne - 289 28th Feb 2021, 17:18
jo anne
Injections
Injection are being given for the over 80s next week, i got a date for Tuesday.Across from...
bentlegs 26 1,808 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 3,947 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 3,428 16th Feb 2021, 12:24
PeterP
The Mystery of Monkeys' Neest (Poolstock)
Hello everyone I grew up in Wigan, principally in Hindley and Aspull respectively, but ...
kaikell 3 713 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 1,339 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 2 401 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 1,063 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 1,594 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 3 635 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 - 387 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 5,613 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 8 837 8th Jan 2021, 18:55
tonker
Finding family
Hi all
Jasminehogan 1 359 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 - 240 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 13 780 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 4 782 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 4 408 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 11 543 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 1 621 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 5 632 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 - 330 6th Dec 2020, 00:49
alan porter
New Hall, Ince
Hello all, new to the forum. I'd like to ask about the whereabouts of "New Hall" Ince. In...
Barley 15 934 30th Nov 2020, 12:59
Diston
For the Soulies out there
I've put a post on the Northern Soul thread about a person some of you may have known or c...
TerryW - 431 14th Nov 2020, 18:03
TerryW
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 19 1,604 13th Nov 2020, 23:13
tonker
Philanthropic Buildings, Golborne
Sorry put the request on wrong board originally-so here goes again! Does anyone know the ...
fedup 2 430 3rd Nov 2020, 13:32
tuddy
Legs of Man
Does anyone know where I can find an image of the 'bottom' Legs of Man pub. I can find ple...
JR 2 488 1st Nov 2020, 19:02
JR
tanners brow blackrod
hi there my dad wants to know the story about the origins of tanners brow - when did it ge...
emmacru 20 3,768 1st Nov 2020, 10:15
cjh1953
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 1 412 23rd Oct 2020, 20:36
dougie
Elizabeth DOYLE, now possibly Burton
Elizabeth Doyle, dob July 1947 and I share the same late aunt, Alice. Elizabeth was a ni...
Dollybird - 250 18th Oct 2020, 11:40
Dollybird
Bulls Head at Upholland
Do any of you historic aficionados out there know where the Bull's Head is or was in Uphol...
JR 7 527 11th Oct 2020, 12:55
JR
Thomas Addison
HI, need help!Found death of Thomas Addison in Adelaide St, Wigan .March quarter 1863, 8c ...
soreen 6 401 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 1,077 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 1 618 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 10,295 8th Sep 2020, 22:59
bambam