Wigan, Greater Manchester
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Wigan and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Photo Books on Wigan

Browse 52 photo books on Wigan and the surrounding area.

Wigan In 1950 To 1964

I was born in Queen Street, off Wallgate Street, in 1949 and lived in Queen Street till late 1959. I remember going to see Wigan rugby play Workington at Wembley 1958 and in 1959 ...Read full memory

A memory of Wigan by Ken Levett

Re Comment By John Howard Norfolk On Wigan Clogs

Wigan-made clogs always did have a reputation even way back when - so it's nice to have this confirmation of their quality holding up even to today. I've ...Read full memory

A memory of Wigan by Thelma Hurly

Wigan Clogs Made Especially For Old Bull Clog Morris Dancers

The clogs I wear were made by an old craftsman in Wigan. I had them made around 1980 at which time I was dancing with a morris side in Barnet ...Read full memory

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