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Welcome to Where is Wigan ?

Welcome to Where is Wigan ?

Where is Wigan Located ? :  Wigan is situated in the Northwest of England in the UK, it is a small town located approximately half way between the Cities of Liverpool and Mancheste ...

Where is Wigan :The Development of the Town

Where is Wigan :The Development of the Town

The Town of Wigan   The Town of Wigan occupies a roughly triangular spur, some 40m above sea level, overlooking the meandering course of the River Douglas. A mixture of glacia ...

Where is Roman Wigan

Where is Roman Wigan

ROMAN WIGAN ROMAN WIGAN Prior to 1982, virtually nothing was known of Roman  Wigan. It has often been identified with ‘Coccium’ recorded in Iter X of the 2nd century Antonine2nd ce ...

Where is Medieval Wigan

Where is Medieval Wigan

MEDIEVAL WIGAN MEDIEVAL WIGAN After the Roman occupation some form of native settlement in the area is suggested by such British place-names as Bryn, Makerfield and Ince. The exist ...

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Old Wigan Pier News : Wigan Pier Legend

(Article taken from a Wigan newspaper clipping around 1950's 1960's, please use comment section if exact date is known , Thanks) Wigan Pier Legend The Calderbank clan of Wigan has done a deal of demolishing in their time, but the other day Mr Tom Calderbank opened a record book in his Orchard-street office and did his biggest job in that line - he demolished the legend that Wigan Pier still exists. The entr ...

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Where is Wigan Pier

Where is Wigan Pier The story goes that in 1891 an excursion train to Southport got delayed on the outskirts of Wigan not long after leaving Wallgate Station. At that time a long wooden gantry or trestle carried a mineral line from Lamb and Moore's Newtown Colliery on Scot Lane, to their Meadows Colliery in Frog Lane (where the Council refuse centre is now). This gantry was quite a structure as it had to sp ...

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Where is Wigan Pier, Well the answer is nearly gone as collapse is imminent.

Shocking news that a famous part of the Wigan Pier synonymous with the 1920's Music hall joke by George Formby, could collapse at any time. The Alarm was raised at the dereliction of the "coal tippler" at the Wigan pier by passing Boaters who frequent the Leeds Liverpool canal mainly as tourist. Local canal boat users and residents have blamed the tipplers deterioration due to lack of funding and maintenanc ...

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Antiques dealer accused of fraudulently selling pensioner’s rare first edition books including George Orwell’s, The Road To Wigan Pier.

Where is Wigan Pier News. An antiques dealer accused of auctioning a pensioner’s prized collection of first editions after claiming the books had been water damaged has been found not guilty of fraud today. Jess Morris, 37, was said to have sold the books for £172,000 when he took them from 85-year-old Raymond Haworth on the pretext they were to form part of an exhibition. Mr Haworth’s collection included s ...

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