Pubs of the Past

Wigan pubs of the past. Some of the pubs listed in this section still exist today. I will update this section as I get more info and pictures...

Scholes pubs in 1900.
Scholes underwent rapid development during the 1800s to occupy the growing working population. This in turn led to a huge increase in street-corner beerhouses...


Wigan Pubs in 1824-25.
A list of pubs in and around Wigan town centre from the 1820s. Some of the original names still exist today.


Oldfield Brewery Ltd.
Full list of Oldfield Brewery Houses and Tenants taken from 'Wigan Town and Country Rambles' book, 1914.


The Park Hotel, Hope Street, Wigan.
The Park Hotel was a well known pub run by Mrs Brown (Zetta) and kept Walkers Best Bitter, Tetley Dark Mild and Draught Bass.


The following pub photos were submitted by Dave White.

Buck i'th'Vine, Clayton Street, Wigan
Buck i'th'Vine, Clayton Street, Wigan. 1982.

Plough & Harrow, Ormskirk Road, Newtown
Plough & Harrow, Ormskirk Road, Newtown.

Grapes Hotel, Wallgate
Grapes Hotel, Wallgate.

New Star Inn, Wallgate
New Star Inn, Wallgate.

Wheatsheaf, Wallgate
Wheatsheaf, Wallgate, 1984.

Plough & Harrow, Preston Road, Coppull Moor
Plough & Harrow, Preston Road, Coppull Moor.

The Park Hotel, Hope Street, Wigan
The Park Hotel, Hope Street, Wigan.

Saracen's Head, Wigan Lane, Wigan
Saracen's Head, Wigan Lane, Wigan.

The Millstone, off Heath Road, Ashton-in- Makerfield
The Millstone, off Heath Road, Ashton-in- Makerfield.

Colliers Arms, Warrington Road, Ashton-in- Makerfield
Colliers Arms, Warrington Road, Ashton-in- Makerfield.

The Rams Head
The Rams Head, on the corner of Bolton Road/Golborne Road, Stubshaw Cross.

The Star, Wigan Road, Bryn
The Star, Wigan Road, Bryn.

The Horseshoe, Millgate
The Horseshoe, Millgate.

Bradley Hall Hotel, Bradley Village
Bradley Hall Hotel, Bradley Village.

The Imperial, Higher Ince
The Imperial, Higher Ince.

Cross Keys, Hindley
Cross Keys, Hindley.

Bird i'th Hand, Ince
Bird i'th Hand, Ince.

Colliers Arms, Billinge
Colliers Arms, Billinge.

Legh Arms, Golborne
Legh Arms, Golborne.

Victoria, Golborne
Victoria, Golborne.

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