Archives: Wigan & Leigh

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Leigh Town Hall

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Wigan Local Studies is located at the Museum of Wigan Life, Library Street, Wigan, WN1 1NU

  • Information about their collections can be found on their website
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    Businesses (107)

    Organisations (358)

    Persons (84)

    Diaries (59)

    Families (26)

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


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