IN PICTURES - Wigan and Wiganers from yesteryear

Once again we've trawled through our archive of pictures dating back decades to bring you some of the best.

Monday, 8th April 2019, 10:55 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th April 2019, 9:29 am
Wigan baths

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The Navigation pub in Gathurst (now the Baby Elephant curry house) in 1967
Market Street in 1950 before the current shops were built

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The Roy Hartley maternity home at Billinge Hospital in 1995
Wigan Central Station which closed to passengers in 1964
Wigan Central Station which closed to passengers in 1964
Walthew Lane, Platt Bridge, in 1970
Family fun at the narrowboat gala at Wigan Pier in 1986
Customers inside a bank in Wigan in 1968
A view of Wallgate in 1969
Wigan's director of leisure Gil Swift with the new coat of arms in 1986
Customers in Boots the chemist in Wigan in the late sixties
A view over Market Square in Wigan in the early 1980s
All set for the annual Deanery High School Bazaar in 1986
Shevington under 12s soccer squad in 1986
Wigan schools swimming gala 1966