WIGAN AND SURROUNDS

Colliery explosions Kirkless Hall, Wigan etc, 1847

Colliery explosion at Ince, 1849

Lancashire Hussars visit Southport 1850, includes Wigan men

Fatal colliery explosions, near Wigan, 1852

Arley Mine explosion, Feb 1854

The new railway to Wigan and an excursion to Rivington Pike 1855

The new railway to Wigan and an excursion from Burscough Bridge 1855

A trip to Wigan 1858 including details of mines

Colliery deaths at Shevington and Aspull, 1861

Concealment of sex at Wigan, 1861

Boiler explosion, Blackleyhurst, Colliery, Billinge 1865

7 killed at Alexandra pit Wigan 1875

Conditions on the canals and the Canal Boats Act, 1877

Explosion at the King pit, Pemberton, 1877

Alleged corruption at Wigan 1894

Attempted murder at Upholland, Jan 21st 1899

Inquests and Crimes, Wigan Observer April 13th 1900

Wigan U. D. Council meetings M.O.H, reports, Wigan Observer April 13th 1900

Misc snippets Wigan Observer April 13th 1900

War in South Africa, Wigan Observer April 13th 1900

Advertising Wigan Observer April 13th 1900

The Maypole Pit disaster, 1908, List of victims with addresses

Ghosts at Upholland 1913 ?

Cock-fighting at Wigan 1913

St Thomas, Upholland, Burials, SWIFT / GASKELL

MI'S St Thomas Upholland

Baptisms Billinge register GASKELL

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