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 35 photo books on Wigan and the surrounding area.

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 even discovered that one of my ancestors ...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 named Old Bull Clog Morris Dancers - so ...Read full memory

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 Atherton who was in the army(Burma). Are there ...Read full memory

A memory of Wigan by Julia Thompson