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Butchers Shop
I think my great Uncle Tom Mason had a bakers shop in Scholes probably in the 50’s, look...
highfieldlass 6 764 12th Nov 2019, 13:54
highfieldlass
Butchers
Can anyone remember Tom Masons butchers shop at the Saddle? Also Masons grocers shop, they...
highfieldlass - 345 9th Nov 2019, 13:30
highfieldlass
Memories of Central Park
Hi everyone, I'm the Content Manager at Local Life Magazines. I'm putting together an a...
JessP25 4 1,124 28th Oct 2019, 11:05
cordyline
Colourised Wigan 1902
A [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4ttr53Gc1I] colourised version of Wigan in 1902. J...
dave© 1 740 24th Oct 2019, 22:21
Tommy Two Stroke
Alberts
I heared that it is Ryan Giggs who has opened Alberts. Don,t know how true it is.
bentlegs 14 1,533 17th Oct 2019, 21:03
baker boy
Chinese restaurant Can anyone
Can anyone settle an “argument “? Was there a Chinese restaurant not far down from wha...
xenon 20 1,633 11th Oct 2019, 19:17
fossil
Wigan Borough Reference Map
Recently I came across an old, rather tatty looking booklet that contains maps and busines...
ashtonman01 9 820 8th Oct 2019, 19:35
tonker
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 9
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 9 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?op...
bambam 442 11,927 8th Oct 2019, 18:58
bambam
sSt.Johns Chapel, District of Wigan
Looking for St.Johns Chapel, in wigan district. Tried catholic church around Standishgate ...
soreen 8 1,016 3rd Oct 2019, 13:02
surfer_tom
skype
jouell, please read my skype.
bentlegs 1 452 28th Sep 2019, 14:09
jouell
Old maps of Ashton
On the Old-Maps website of the Ashton and surrounding areas it gives you options for diffe...
ashtonman01 9 882 22nd Sep 2019, 21:10
ashtonman01
Bell vue
Bell vue pub on woodhouse lane re-opens on sat 16th after being closed for approx 8 month...
bambam 21 2,214 20th Sep 2019, 01:03
bambam
Wigan in 1981
Check out this dashcam footage from 1981 driving through Wigan town centre. Never seen thi...
ashtonman01 8 1,327 5th Sep 2019, 16:00
ashtonman01
Ormskirk Motorfest
I know it's not Wigan related, but thought I'd share this video from today's Motorfest at ...
ashtonman01 - 404 25th Aug 2019, 22:37
ashtonman01
Woolworths, Station Road.
Can anyone settle a disagreement. Woolies side wall ran down Station Road to the Ritz. I r...
hilly 17 1,850 17th Aug 2019, 08:54
kathpressey
Antiiques and curios
I saw a notice advertising the warehouse at Eckersley mill when I went past today but didn...
i-spy 12 1,386 15th Aug 2019, 10:20
FAT MICK
Christmas Party Afternoons
Anyone know who does Xmas parties for Seniors in an afternoon on the run up to Xmas. I kn...
annefair 2 582 13th Aug 2019, 11:45
dougie
Elm Field, Wogan lane, wigan
Annie Tighe gave her address on her marriage cert. as Elm Field, Wigan Lane in 1880. She w...
soreen 2 541 29th Jul 2019, 19:46
soreen
For Bert
Hi Bert, I see they have named a new Restaurant after you in Standish, They have called it...
bentlegs 1 583 28th Jul 2019, 20:21
bert
Steam trains in Wigan.
Has anyone been to see these at the station .
ann-spam - 585 18th Jul 2019, 18:20
ann-spam
Years ago
I worked with a couple of lads from Stubshaw Cross & they used to talk of MERICA LONE a...
bentlegs 2 659 14th Jul 2019, 23:28
bentlegs
Great Grandfather
can anyone tell me were this is please were he died 1 record(s) found. Surname For...
winnie 5 1,851 8th Jul 2019, 11:17
momac
Southport Steamport
I know it's not Wigan was I found this video from the 1990s taken at the now long gone Ste...
ashtonman01 3 713 2nd Jul 2019, 18:31
PeterP
Smith Butchers wallgate
Does anyone remember this butchers
ann-spam 2 622 28th Jun 2019, 07:29
ann-spam
High Brooks Cottages Brockstedes
Hi I know there has been a long thread on here about this area but I am curious about High...
avius 31 1,373 24th Jun 2019, 13:55
jouell
Hare and Hounds, Tunstall Lane
Metal shutters were being put over the windows just after dinner. Another Wigan pub bit...
mortarmillbill 8 1,164 22nd Jun 2019, 00:24
whups
Ball & Liptrot
I have a family picture in front of a building with BALL & LIPTROT on a nameplate. P...
jim.orrell 5 1,083 15th Jun 2019, 23:20
jim.orrell
Alfreds restaurant
use to be Beeches in standish opening shortly .
ann-spam 8 1,486 9th Jun 2019, 09:42
aussie94
old Ball and boot car parking know has sams bar .
use to be free to park now pay machine now in operation Beware .
ann-spam - 613 6th Jun 2019, 18:06
ann-spam
Harvey House
Just been searching on Scottish maps and came across a building called Harvey House. It is...
daviessb 2 541 28th May 2019, 17:32
daviessb
Poolstock locks.
James Leyland, possible lockkeeper at Poolstock. Lived at Milton St.Born 1837, died 1900.W...
soreen 2 544 25th May 2019, 20:40
soreen
To get back to the Romans
Talking to my barber yesterday,he came up with a story that during refurbishment to Wigan ...
compingnut 100 3,960 24th May 2019, 17:50
MarieM
Rag Brow
I see the first two houses have gone up on Rag Brow, The number of cars parked at the top ...
bentlegs 54 2,583 23rd May 2019, 13:58
jouell
Post your holiday photos here
Malta, earlier this week; they fire the cannon at noon most days Photobucket has now remo...
cordyline 62 7,532 19th May 2019, 21:50
cordyline
Ben Jonson pub
I’ve noticed the boards came off yesterday Monday 11th February
roylew 10 2,110 14th May 2019, 14:18
priscus
REMEMBER
BURTONS MENSWEAR PENDLEBURYS MALTBY WINE SHOP B H STORES TIMPSONS NIMANS JEWELLRY S...
elizabeth 37 2,282 6th May 2019, 16:45
priscus
The old wigan rugby shop river way .
closed made back in to a house .
ann-spam 5 792 3rd May 2019, 20:52
Platty
"Kenhill" Preston Road Standish
My dad was born in 1933 and on his birth certificate his place of birth is listed as "Kenh...
julieall 6 697 27th Apr 2019, 06:14
julieall
new inn
just to clear a pub discussion was there a new inn pub on caroline st/ cross st wallgate t...
davefire1 16 2,611 3rd Apr 2019, 20:59
bravo
The cemetery
was looking nice and bright for mothering sunday
ann-spam 1 633 1st Apr 2019, 07:45
Bradshaws Girl