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R. Thomas Haulier Bryn Cross.
See in People.
alan85 - 298 11th May 2020, 21:01
alan85
Leyland’s hardware shop
Does anyone know the names of the people who owned Leyland’s hardware shop where the den...
annieley 4 592 7th May 2020, 16:31
annieley
4 Barracks, Orrell, Wigan - whereabouts?
I am researching my family history and ancestors once lived at 4 Barracks, Orrell, Wigan...
barbarabanter 5 427 7th May 2020, 11:07
barbarabanter
St Peters Infants School Bryn
Circa 1940. (Maiden Names). Della Riley. May Hardman. Lillian Bramwell. Kathleen Morga...
alan85 - 336 6th May 2020, 19:13
alan85
Whitledge Road Bryn.
I remember as a boy in the 40s walking through the fields from Whitledge Road to Low Bank ...
alan85 7 513 6th May 2020, 19:06
alan85
Old Ashton photos on ebay
Came across some old photos of Ashton town centre in ebay. One or two I have never seen be...
ashtonman01 2 513 4th May 2020, 21:55
dougie
Low bank Rd houses build
A while back I was asking if anyone knew when the estate behind the Pit Pony on Lowbank Rd...
ashtonman01 4 482 4th May 2020, 19:00
ashtonman01
Wigan Road Bryn.
Just been on Google Earth, looking at No 156 where I was brought up in the 30s & 40s. Alth...
alan85 8 517 2nd May 2020, 15:59
alan85
WIGAN CASINO
Can anyone explain the Casino (Empress Ballroom) demise and ultimate demolition ? Was the...
John Peters 16 1,696 1st May 2020, 15:10
TerryW
Motorbike shop at saddle
During a conversation the other day about motorbikes for some reason , I came up with " oh...
comfortably numb 36 2,993 28th Apr 2020, 13:24
tonker
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 10
NO 10 SORRY ABOUT THE DELAY FOLKS [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_mess...
bambam 431 10,973 27th Apr 2020, 17:08
bambam
Poolstock
Are all those barriers in poolstock still there, mate said he couldent find a way through ...
bentlegs 1 536 25th Apr 2020, 13:56
Tommy Two Stroke
What will you do
Did you see the news this morning about face masks Peter Israel told us if you can get any...
dougie 6 873 23rd Apr 2020, 22:22
tonker
Lodge Street, Hindley
I live in Australia but my maternal grandparents come from Hindley, as did several generat...
robjones 4 588 21st Apr 2020, 13:25
peter g
Ince Infectious Diseases Hospital
Looking thru as u do I came across Ince Infectious Diseases Hospital. Near Amberswood comm...
soreen 6 751 18th Apr 2020, 14:14
gaffer
Supper Market delivery van
DELETED POSTED IN WRONG PLACE SORREEE ------------------------------------From Ral...
dougie 2 635 16th Apr 2020, 21:00
berylh
Hotel in Standish
Can anyone tell me Rita Mason nee Clossick hotel she owned I think it’s closed now ?
John Peters - 559 31st Mar 2020, 19:09
John Peters
John Bull
Does anyone remember the John Bull, as well as the Market Tavern and all the characters th...
stel48 27 5,464 31st Mar 2020, 15:44
fossil
Gate lodge to Abram Hall farm.
Can anybody help me out with a picture of this building. I have seen a faded black & white...
nightchap 9 594 25th Mar 2020, 22:26
nightchap
Nitnoersamd, Ince in 1851 census is it a workhouse
Nitnoersamd, Ince, Wigan, Lancashire, England Trying to track a record the 1851 census ...
AspullGal 5 770 13th Mar 2020, 19:25
gaffer
Holy Trinity Grave Plan
Is there a grave plan for Holy Trinity graveyard in Ashton? Looked online but I can't fin...
daviessb 13 975 12th Mar 2020, 17:30
woodie
Little kichen Wigan
Good food plenty tables nice and clean .
ann-spam 7 794 9th Mar 2020, 15:25
bentlegs
come on you northern soulies add your fave song
[url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwZFs1o2nPY]rbillyslinc
rbilly 572 28,110 8th Mar 2020, 12:49
bentlegs
Break ins in Bryn
Been told today that there have been some houses broken into in Bryn, make sure windows & ...
bentlegs 16 1,220 28th Feb 2020, 11:32
bentlegs
OCEAN VILLAGE CRUISES.
HAS ANYBODY BEEN ON A CRUISE TO THE CARIBEAN WITH THEM.I AM GOING DO LALLY LOOKIN.
trixie 26 1,608 14th Feb 2020, 13:58
trixie
Does anyone know were turnstile.farm was at goose
My relations lived there
dianne 4 534 4th Feb 2020, 13:11
daviessb
Old posts about Ashton
When I've nothing better to do I like to just go back in time and find something to read o...
dougie 4 563 30th Jan 2020, 22:42
FAT MICK
toffee shop in ince
can anybody remember the toffee shop on manchester rd ince
houghy1 4 997 25th Jan 2020, 10:23
TerryW
Standish Carnival 80s
I was wandering if anyone remembers how great Standish Carnival was, after being a morris ...
efisher 9 1,856 19th Jan 2020, 15:54
cindy
Hemfield Rd/Percy Terrace
I have relatives who give their address as 37 Hemfield Rd in various census and Baptism/Ma...
macwil48 2 488 17th Jan 2020, 17:02
stevemul
Building a prison on Great Orme
Not Wigan; we Wiganers are fond of Llandudno and surrounding area http://www.threetownsfo...
cordyline 2 625 12th Jan 2020, 20:31
cordyline
Empress on station road
When I was in the pub last night, Some one said that They used to go to the Empress , But ...
cindy 13 1,280 2nd Jan 2020, 17:40
dougie
Period photos in Observer magazine
Just yesterday I happen to come across a newspaper supplement of some kind with Wigan Obse...
ashtonman01 6 979 24th Dec 2019, 18:31
kenee
wingate
any body know what wingate house was/is Haigh >>> 13-Apr 1931 Wingate...
joegarrett 10 3,073 21st Dec 2019, 13:11
priscus
POOLSTOCK
I have asked this before but I cannot find the post. Does anyone know where the name POOL...
MarieM 29 2,017 16th Dec 2019, 20:14
tonker
Bellingham's Wigan lane
Has it been sold to Wigan council .
ann-spam 7 1,368 5th Dec 2019, 09:59
baker boy
Garswood Hall Bowling Club
These are just some of the old members from the 1980s that I would like to show the people...
dougie 21 1,209 21st Nov 2019, 22:40
dougie
Haunted house in Abbey Lakes
Someone I know today told me an interesting story about a derelict old house in Abbey Lake...
ashtonman01 14 985 19th Nov 2019, 12:38
ashtonman01
War Memorial Identification
I was running through the fields between Standish and Crooke Village the other day and cam...
Rukka 2 470 16th Nov 2019, 16:57
Rukka
Prince of Wales
At long last our beloved pub (Woodhouse Lane) is to open its doors once more at twelve noo...
Benidormdave 10 1,008 13th Nov 2019, 11:48
peter g