Questions, Anagrams, Missing Links

The winner of this quiz was Shannen Brady from Wigan, well done.

10 questions...

1.  Which Colonel made a gift of a church and school to Highfield in 1867?

2.  Walter Hurst's shop in Hindley was the last of its kind to close in Wigan, what did he make?

3.  What was George Orwell's real name?

4.  On which street was the Wigan Workhouse?

5.  They were up early, carried long poles, and woke people up.

6.  What was the name of the famous highwayman from Up Holland, who was hanged in 1815.

7.  Roughly, where was the Moot Hall situated?

8.  Name the Victorian vicar that is famous for his photos of Wigan.

9.  What was the number of Isherwood's house on Wigan Lane?

10.  In 1887 the Mayor's robe changed colour from purple to?

10 missing links...

1.  Market _______ Gate

2.  Le _______ Lane

3.  Jubilee _______ Hotel

4.  Uncle _______ Gormley

5.  John _______ Hey

6.  Jaxons _______ Cinema

7.  New _______ Branch

8.  School _______ Nook

9.  West _______ Fold

10.  Lower _______ Bar

10 anagrams...

1.  Overlaid Rugs. (5,7)   Wet

2.  Rack planter. (7,4)   Sport

3.  I hate Lynn Walls. (10,4)   House

4.  Smack Robert. (7,4)   Pub

5.  Lone cabin. (5,4)   Famous

6.  Legal Tim. (8)   Street

7.  Got thrown in. (11)   Place

8.  Bart likes me. (11)   Special cars

9.  Worm's abode. (10)   Common

10.  A bad horse. (5,4)   Place

INSTRUCTIONS

10 questions...
General questions about Wigan, some easy, some difficult!

10 missing links...
Find the word that will make two new sets of words, eg.
CENTRAL STATION Road

10 anagrams...
Unscramble the letters to make Wigan words! The word next to each anagram in grey text is a hint, not a clue.




10 questions...

1.  Colonel Blundell

2.  Clogs

3.  Eric Blair

4.  Frog Lane

5.  Knocker Uppers

6.  George Lyon

7.  Market Place

8.  William Wickham

9.  151

10.  Scarlet

10 missing links...

1.  Market HALL Gate

2.  Le FROG Lane

3.  Jubilee PARK Hotel

4.  Uncle JOE Gormley

5.  John BULL Hey

6.  Jaxons COURT Cinema

7.  New SPRINGS Branch

8.  School COMMON Nook

9.  West WOOD Fold

10.  Lower INCE Bar

10 anagrams...

1.  Overlaid Rugs. (5,7)   Wet   River Douglas

2.  Rack planter. (7,4)   Sport   Central Park

3.  I hate Lynn Walls. (10,4)   House   Winstanley Hall

4.  Smack Robert. (7,4)   Pub   Brocket Arms

5.  Lone cabin. (5,4)   Famous   Colin Bean

6.  Legal Tim. (8)   Street   Millgate

7.  Got thrown in. (11)   Place   Worthington

8.  Bart likes me. (11)   Special cars   Timberlakes

9.  Worm's abode. (10)   Common   Amberswood

10.  A bad horse. (5,4)   Place   Boars Head


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