Church Records

I also wondered, as the local curate started it all, if there were any church records about the beginning of NSHS.  So, by a circuitous route via Crockfords Clerical Directory, St Michael`s Wigan and St David`s Haigh, I managed to contact the treasurer from St John`s. He said the only thing he could help me … Continue reading Church Records

Not a grass roots movement

I decided to see if I could find out who the people mentioned in these newspaper reports were.   I did some “googling” and discovered two useful sources of information.  One was Wigan World, a website with all sorts of interesting stuff about Wigan and its history.  The other was the index of the Haigh Estate … Continue reading Not a grass roots movement