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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 9th September, 2018)

Wiggin Tree


Wiggin Tree
...and Wigan dry dock.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic TZ100)
Views: 2,239

Comment by: Maureen on 9th September 2018 at 11:14

I must say,that's a pretty picture.,aren't those Rowan berries on the tree.

Comment by: irene roberts on 9th September 2018 at 14:50

Yes, Maureen, The Rowan Tree is also known as The Wiggin Tree and The Mountain Ash.

Comment by: Pw on 9th September 2018 at 15:42

Irene,never knew it had the name Wiggin tree.You learn something every day

Comment by: Cyril on 9th September 2018 at 16:48

Maureen, I've put some information on the Forum. I can't post on the communicate boards now as my details was somehow corrupted.

Comment by: Maureen on 9th September 2018 at 19:03

Cyril,thank you,I have seen them but like you
I can't get on the Forum anymore and can't find out why..x

Comment by: irene roberts on 9th September 2018 at 19:05

It is the tree portrayed on the Wigan Athletic badge.

Comment by: Joanne on 9th September 2018 at 19:29

Great photo, Mick, thanks :o)

Comment by: Sam h on 13th September 2018 at 10:27

The old Wigan corporation buses had the coat of arms on the side of the bus ,think it was ancient and loyal with the mountain ash in the centre commonly known as the Wiggins tree .

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