Wigan Archives and Local Studies

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Leigh Town Hall
Civic Square
Leigh
Wigan
England
WN7 1DY

Telephone:

01942 404 430

Fax:

01942 404 425

Email:

archives@wigan.gov.uk

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Open: Monday-Thursday 9.30-4

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Some records are held offsite at Wigan Local Studies at the Museum of Wigan Life Advanced notice will be needed to retrieve records from this external location. Please contact Wigan Archives Service to make an appointment

  • Saturday access by prior appointment is available at Wigan Local Studies at the Museum of Wigan Life from 11-3
  • Please note that access to Leigh Local Studies collections is now through the Archives searchroom at Leigh Town Hall
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    Collections information

    Businesses (107)

    Organisations (348)

    Persons (75)

    Diaries (61)

    Families (25)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (45)

    Accessions

    These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were aquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.

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