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 Atherton And Grayson Families

My grandma, Louisa Atherton, grew up in the Grayson family in Wigan. They later relocated to King Street, Eccles, Manchester, Lancashire. She had a son, Norman ...Read full memory

A memory of Wigan by Julia Thompson

Haigh Hall In Haigh

That's why it's called 'Haigh' Hall and not Wigan Hall. It's NEAR Wigan.

A memory of Wigan

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 ...Read full memory