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Upload your photos. Thousands of old Wigan photos to browse and comment on.

Wigan Cemetery Index
Wigan Cemetery Index

Index covers 3rd September 1856 to 30th November 2007.

Wigan Message Boards
Wigan Message Boards

General Wigan chat, find out more about Wigan, trace relatives, get help.

What's On in Wigan
What's On in Wigan

Local events in and around Wigan, why not list yours, it's free.

Wigan Chronology
Wigan Chronology

Local chronology from Wigan Almanacs covering most years from 1879 to 1949.

Wigan Classifieds
Wigan Classifieds

Registration not required to list items for sale, wanted, swaps, upload photos.

Local History
Lots more Local History

Town directories, streets, court leet rolls, stories, books...

Wigan Blog
Wigan Blog

General musings mainly about Wigan and the wiganworld website.

Fred Dibnah
In memory of Fred Dibnah, world famous steeplejack.

Wigan Family & Local History Society
Wigan Family & Local History Society.
Wigan FHS

Pubs of the Past
Pubs of the Past Wigan pubs in photos and other info.

Reading Room
Reading Room - 27 pages of old Wigan News from 1890.

Wigan Views, 1908
Wigan Views, 1908. A souvenir booklet of old photos and ads.

Island row
Photo: aitch

photo of Island row continuation of the cottages which still stand at the bottom of Makerfield way

Family Research

Wigan Cemetery Index
Wigan Cemetery Index

Index covers 3rd September 1856 to 30th November 2007.
(117,917 entries)

Gidlow Cemetery Index
Gidlow Cemetery Index

Index covers 14th January 1948 to 13th December 2013.
(16,188 entries)

Hindley Cemetery Index
Hindley Cemetery Index

Index covers 10th June 1880 to 18th December 2012.
(32,307 entries)

Ince Cemetery Index
Ince Cemetery Index

Index covers 6th October 1857 to 10th December 2009.
(39,319 entries)

Westwood Cemetery Index
Westwood Cemetery Index

Index covers 12th January 1946 to 31st December 2007.
(5,697 entries)

Howe Bridge Cemetery Index
Howe Bridge Cemetery Index

Index covers 13th January 1975 to 31st December 2007.
(1,854 entries)

Wigan Genealogy
Wigan Genealogy

Local genealogy for the Wigan area only. 1,000s of names listed.

Wigan Family & Local History Society
Wigan Family & Local History Society

The promotion and encouragement of research into family and local history.

The Stable Block

The Stable Block
by Dennis Seddon

(Sony DSC-WX500)

(Thursday, 17th June, 2021)

Bomb site WW2

Bomb site WW2
by Ron Dawber

(Canon D60 70mm lens f8.)

(Monday, 20th August, 2012)

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RE-FICKLE FAN'S
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LIZZIE’S ANAGRAMS #46
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For crying out loud
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OPEN LETTER TO WIGAN COUNCIL
Can someone at the clown council of WIGAN please explain to me why are you spending millio...
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MND
Did you see Cris from hawkley hall on the BBC sofa this morning? she was talking about MND...
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Trench Mill ?
I have noticed the film crew's are knocking around the TRENCH MILL , i was told they are s...
GOLDEN BEAR 3 157 21st Sep 2021, 18:48
Letter post boxes
Blocking them off in streets in Springfield now it's getting bad
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WIGAN ATHLETIC
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Climate Change ????
I wonder if any of you on here read in the daily paper's last week about THE CLIMATE , and...
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