Photographs by Frank Orrell - Cheers!
Landlord Colin Cook and regulars at the Market Hotel in Wigan in 1974.
Watching the world go by...a quiet corner for a Market Hotel, Wigan, drinker in the early 1970s.
Newtown Labour Club cleaners Jean Spencer, Maureen Roberts, Lilian Randall and Lily Hughes have a break in the Alderman Horrocks concert room in December 1971.
Student Marilyn Evans enters the gentlemen only bar in the Market Hotel, Mesnes Street, Wigan, on Monday 29th of December 1975, the first day of the new equality act for women. For 50 years men only had crossed the threshold of the exclusively male only bar in the Wigan pub but the Sex Discrimination Act changed all that.