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red bridge - wigan lower road
can anyone tell me why it was there and what happened to it? did it go to crooke village? ...
kb10975 6 1,706 10th Nov 2006, 23:36
kb10975
pigeons
does anybody remberes racing pigeons in the scholes area
francesmary 7 1,267 10th Nov 2006, 19:25
getwom
St James Friday Dance
Does anyone out there remember the Friday night dance held at St James Poolstock during th...
susie q - 1,361 7th Nov 2006, 18:51
susie q
tv series
im trying to get hold of dvd of an american series `30` something tried amazon, ebay, pl...
maddy 1 1,125 5th Nov 2006, 20:50
jacklaw
paradise club
who has memories of this club in scholes . up the stairs looking at joe and billy mcfarlan...
dannyboy1948 3 1,439 4th Nov 2006, 21:03
wiganyankeeron
Scarisbrick Street Baptist Church
My great great grandmother's aunt got married in Scarisbrick Street Baptist church in 1855...
timbo 1 1,192 3rd Nov 2006, 19:00
mleather
Alexandra Park
I paid a visit to Wigan last week for the first time in a couple of years. I took my two b...
jonor - 1,127 2nd Nov 2006, 15:06
jonor
Sunken school
Doe's anyone know the story of the school in Standish lower ground (the one which used to ...
geoffcott 16 1,622 2nd Nov 2006, 00:36
©art©
Spencer Road Bridge ,Beech Hill.
A bit of info required.Does anyone know when the road bridge, that joined Beech Hill to Wh...
winder 12 2,665 1st Nov 2006, 14:37
minlov
St John's RC Primary
Just spotted photos of St. John's sent by "Ann Maria Brightcliffe". I spotted lots of fac...
holly 2 1,488 1st Nov 2006, 13:21
holly
Slag Lane.
Named after the adjacent coal spoil heaps.
tonker 15 3,546 31st Oct 2006, 20:38
tonker
Boys Well Lane
Just been looking at the Old Ordnance Survey Map of Wigan 1908 and found Boys Well Lane in...
winder 5 2,439 31st Oct 2006, 18:48
winder
Riverside
How many of yous had the best night around Wigan at the "Riverside"
walshy 14 1,876 30th Oct 2006, 21:37
buzybee
Penny Lane.
Looks good along with Carr Lane and Little Lane.
tonker - 1,254 28th Oct 2006, 19:21
tonker
LITTLE LANE
Anyone got any photos of the little play-park that used to be right at the bottom of Littl...
jacks 8 1,513 28th Oct 2006, 18:03
jacks
room at the top
does anybody remember the above
dannyboy1948 4 1,483 27th Oct 2006, 09:53
reddi8
Ashton
Don't suppose anyone knows where middle ginnel ashton was please? Thanks Em
emmacru 11 2,336 26th Oct 2006, 22:12
john joseph
Wigan Workhouse
Does anybody know if records exist of inmates of the wigan workhouse. My Great Great Gran...
daniel 3 1,890 26th Oct 2006, 11:55
wiganyankeeron
alleyway
does anyone know the name of the alley that ran to woodcock st. from standishgate (opposit...
dannyboy1948 1 1,248 26th Oct 2006, 11:54
wiganyankeeron
Have-a root
Does anyone know what happened to Have-a-root,the little antique shop that was at the back...
KatieD 14 1,437 24th Oct 2006, 19:40
xrh59
clifton mills
was it in poolstock? behind the church; now its a housing estate, i'm told
kb10975 1 1,309 24th Oct 2006, 08:47
susie q
Lismore, Wigan Lane
My Mother came from Wigan. With a name like Fairhurst that is not too surprising. Her fa...
rodeo - 1,152 21st Oct 2006, 22:12
rodeo
Photos 1960s
I'm after any pictures from the early 1960s of Goose Green/Worsley Mesnes/Marus Bridge are...
jacks 7 1,586 21st Oct 2006, 17:36
jacks
annie cappers shop
does anyone remember annie cappers iw was on the corner of earl street facing the engine? ...
dainty.duck 16 1,612 20th Oct 2006, 21:16
jacklaw
GRANGE AVENUE - POOLSTOCK
Does anyone remember anyone living in/around GRANGE AVENUE around 1950? Does anyone remem...
crookmarg 1 1,384 18th Oct 2006, 22:32
susie q
ST JAMES SCHOOL POOLSTOCK
Does anyone have any old 'photos of this school before it was demolished? Does anyone rem...
crookmarg 1 1,205 18th Oct 2006, 11:11
mollymop
cafe at the old bus station
Does any one remember the cafe at the old bus station accross from the market,and when you...
walshy 11 1,581 17th Oct 2006, 23:35
ianmcl
cheslea girl
worked in cheslea girl in the late 70s to early 80s. Would love to hear from anyone who ...
minty 10 1,575 16th Oct 2006, 19:28
minty
Whitley High School
Does anyone have any pictures of Whitley High School ? i recently made contact with an old...
keily 5 3,068 14th Oct 2006, 22:41
keily
Derby/Darby Lane Hindley
Is the road from Derby Lane to Darby Lane in Hindley now being permanently blocked or is t...
dave© - 1,422 14th Oct 2006, 01:41
dave©
alker
does anyone have any memories of alker's clock and watch shops in the millgate, standishga...
christine marsden - 1,046 13th Oct 2006, 23:53
christine marsden
MARUS BRIDGE/ WHITLEY HIGH.....
Does anyone remember going to marus bribge81-83 then on to whitley high 83-86 if so place ...
klunk yed 5 1,185 13th Oct 2006, 17:08
walshy
Blackpool lights
Why don't people get a coach up any more to go to the lights, I used to love it when i was...
xrh59 15 1,760 5th Oct 2006, 21:07
dark horse
wigan workshop
it was ran by the council in the 1980s did anyone on here work there
fishy123 5 1,361 5th Oct 2006, 18:40
randler12
jinx club @ belle green school
does anyone have any memories of the Jinx club which was at belle green school
gozzer 8 1,230 4th Oct 2006, 16:35
gozzer
your view.....
WHITLEY HIGH SCHOOL.................
klunk yed 4 1,160 2nd Oct 2006, 18:42
klunk yed
Lord Street
Hi, I'm tracing my Family History and find that my great grandmother spent some time in W...
timbo 5 1,734 26th Sep 2006, 18:38
elizabeth
disco,s at the ball & boot
DOES ANYONE REMEMBER THE DISCO,S IN THE EARLY 80S..
fishy123 10 1,603 25th Sep 2006, 04:23
ken campbell
Pemps Place
Has anyone read in this weeks Observer a box saying Pemps had no connection with Pemps Pla...
reddi8 3 4,198 24th Sep 2006, 23:27
truckerdave
Albion Yard off Millgate
Any one got a picture of albion yard it was situated where the civic centre now stands it...
john joseph - 1,267 24th Sep 2006, 22:40
john joseph