Update


Recent Progress 

We've added:-

The History of the Church of St Andrew, Springfield

History of the first three vicars, including Rev. William Wickham.

Link


Coal Mining in Hindley by Chris Southworth

Very interesting, including old maps and colliery locations identified on google maps

Link


Rugby Website

From one of our member, Marc Selby, who has created a great website.

Early Wigan Rugby remembers the rich history and heritage of the Wigan Rugby Football Club and champions the men who built the club up. The websites aim is to put to bed some myths and explore the true origins and events of the Wigan club from 1862 through to the First Word War.

Link to Website


wiganbuildings Website

Our sister website continues to grow with images, history and memories of over 800 buildings of interest across the borough of Wigan.

Link to Website

There is a search facility that you can search for an Area, Building Grade, or an individual building, by using the drop-down lists.

Link to Building Search

If you would like to recommend a new building of interest or have relevant information on an existing building, please contact:- 

wiganlocalhistory@gmail.com


Coming Soon 

1811 Wigan Census