Interesting book about the life of Timothy, well known for the Coop's Building in Dorning Street.
Information relating to the Great War
Collection of local sports related histories
Information on this historic site
by C. Deane Little, published in 1933, records the Movements early beginnings, the individuals and their contributions. Lots of information on Sunday and Day Schools.
Three Books by John Leyland of Hindley, one a compilation of his letters (1873), one of the History of Hindley (1873), the other of Abram (1881). In addition a C17th diary of an Ashton man, (1663 - 1678)
A 17 page booklet produced by Bert Thomas charting the Wigan history of the movement, the buildings and the influential people.
Old Wigan Directories & Gazetters. 1825 - 1876
A publication produced by Wigan Council packed with with great information from History, Sport & Recreation, to ancient and modern "1957" industries
Well written short history of the town, with some interesting information and less well known facts
Thanks to Ron Hunt & wiganworld.