Photo of a Cricket Match played on the Mesnes in 1862, the ground later became Mesnes Park.
Summary of the players with the social aspects!
An article by our member, Pam Thomas, on the members of the congregation from the Jireh Chapel, Orrell, who fought in the World War One.
Presentation by Jim Meehan to our Society on the 13th October 2020
Investigation of the Wigan Coalfield & Mining in Hindley
A presentation on the Lives of the Eckersley family by one of members, Andy Lomax.
Produced in October 2020 - It's very challenging to remove some of these buildings, due to several factors.
A reprint of an interesting article by Allan Miller establishing the facts on the infamous role of George as a highway man.
Discovering the oldest Duke of Lancaster Own Yeomanry grave in Wigan and the varied and interesting life of soldier James Beegan. By Graham Taylor.
View the Zoom presentation on Gerrard Winstanley by Derek Winstanley to our Society on 9th Novenber. Derek shared some of his fascinating research into the life and times of radical thinker, Gerrard Winstanley, his family and the influence of Wigan.
Three very interesting and poignant stories from Jim Meehan, one of our members, commemorating Remembrance Day.
Auction of work by 18th century Wigan "Cannel" sculptor, Robert Town
Notes and poem by Tom Walsh