Resources


Material that could assist in the research and appreciation of the history and heritage of Wigan.

British History Online

British History Online

Histories of Wigan and surrounding areas

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Parliament

Parliament

Reference to Wigan & Wigan MP's from Paliamentary papers, etc From 1660 - 1830

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Complaint to Parliament - Election of Capt. Lindsay

Complaint to Parliament - Election of Capt. Lindsay

Parliamentary Papers concerning the undue election of Hon. James Lindsy, 2nd son of the 24th Earl of Crawford.

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The History of the Church and Manor of Wigan

The History of the Church and Manor of Wigan

George Thomas Orlando Bridgeman, 2nd son of the Earl of Bradford, Rector from 1864 until his death in 1896.

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Roman Wigan

Roman Wigan

Find out about Roman Wigan and the archeology discoveries.

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The Great Civil War in Lancashire

The Great Civil War in Lancashire

Comprehesive account of the Civil War in Lancashire (1642-1651) Written by Ernest Broxap MA in 1910.

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Wigan Town & Country Rambles

Wigan Town & Country Rambles

A 1914 book by John T. Hilton, evoking history and memories, walks in Wigan and surrounding countryside.

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Commissioners Charity Report 1830

Commissioners Charity Report 1830

Report of the Commissioners into the public charities in Wigan

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Poems, Songs & Recitations

Poems, Songs & Recitations

Collections of old Poems in dialect of Wigan.

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Written in Wigan

Written in Wigan

Have a look at the book you may discover a poem written by yourself, perhaps your grandparents, parents or an old schoolmate.

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Past Forward Publications

Past Forward Publications

Access to back copies of this very popular magazine. Back copies are available to view and download.

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Conservation Areas in Wigan

Conservation Areas in Wigan

View the Apprisal reports for all of our Conservation Areas

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