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Caption for Wigan, C1960: Standing in the upper Douglas Valley, Wigan was once a market town, but by the mid 19th century it was a major centre for Lancashire's coal industry. Times change, however, and by the 1960s the town was almost ringed with derelict pits, spoil heaps, and scars from the ravages of open cast workings.

An extract from Greater Manchester Photographic Memories.

Memories of Wigan

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

A view deep inside 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 section no longer in existence although others that belonged to my gt Uncles do remain intact but in a (...Read full memory)

I was 3 years of age when my dad came home from the army (national service). We didn't have a car or much money, so my mum, dad and myself took long walks, Upholland, Dalton, Newburgher, Parbold. When I was tired my dad carried me on his shoulders. We knew all the farms which served tea and cake (still rationing), my dad loved (...Read full memory)

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