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.

The Plantations

Well not just for the 1930's but for twenty years after as well.  Memories come flooding back - not just for this picture but for Wigan itself.  I was born there in 1931 - in my ...Read full memory

A memory of Wigan by Thelma Hurly

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

Haig Hall

I have wonderful memories of sunny day outings to Haig Hall. Mum and I would catch the bus from Newtown to Wigan and then we would walk from the town centre up to the main gates. A short walk ...Read full memory

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