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Places In The Wigan & Leigh Area

Places In The Leigh Area Are In Italics.

Abram
Crooke
Landgate
Scholes
Appley Bridge
Dangerous Corner
Langtree
Shakerley
Ashton-In-Makebelieve
Dover (Lock)
Leigh
Shevington, Moor & Vale
Aspull (Moor)
Downall Green
Lilford
Springfield
Aspull Common
Edge Green
Longshaw
Springview
Astley (Green)
Far Moor
Lowton's (Numerous)
Standish (& Lower Grnd)
Atherton
Firs Lane
Marsh Green
Stubshaw Cross
Bamfurlong
Gathurst
Marylebone
Swinley
Bedford
Golborne
New Houses
Tammer Lane End
Beech Hill
Goose Green
New Springs
Top Lock
Bickershaw
Hag Fold
Newtown
Town Lane
Billinge- Higher End
Haigh
Orrell (And Post)
Tyldesley
Blackmoor
Hawkley
Pemberton
Westleigh
Boar's Head
Highfield
Pennington
Whelley
Boothstown
Hindley
Pennington Green
Whitley
Brownlow
Hindley Green
Plank Lane
Windy Arbour
Bryn
Howe Bridge
Platt Bridge
Winstanley
Bryn Gates
Ince-In-Makebelieve
Pocket Nook
Winstanleys
Chaddock
Kitt Green
Poolstock
Worsley Menes
Crankwood
Lamberhead
Red Rock
Worthington
Wigan Was in Lancashire!
Wigan Is Still In Lancashire!
Local Goverment Names May have Changed But The County Has Not
Lancashire Before 1974
Lancashire 1974-1986
Lancashire Now
'The new county boundaries are administrative areas, and will not alter the traditional boundaries of counties, nor is it intended that the loyalties of people living in them will change despite the different names adopted by the new administrative counties.'
Government Statement Quoted In The Times 1st April 1974