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 51 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

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 grandparents home 38, Dicconson Street - a ...Read full memory

A memory of Wigan by Thelma Hurly

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 in from the main gates and the little ...Read full memory