Archives Service, Wigan Record Office

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

Fairly comprehensive 0.S. coverage of present Wigan Metropolitan District at scales 1:10,560 and larger, first editions to 1970s. Urban plans at 1:1,056 (1840s) and 1:500 (ca.1890). Several tithe plans (original or facsimile), most with schedules. A few estate maps (18th century onwards), as well as some official maps e.g. Board of Health plan of Wigan (1852), Urban Sanitary Authority plan (1876), and Guardians plans of townships.

Some aerial photographs, many general topographical photographs.

Address

Town Hall, LEIGH, Lancs. WN7 2DY

Main contact

Telephone number

01942 404430

E-mail address

Website

Opening hours

Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 1000-1300, 1400-1630

Access

Prior appointment desirable for non-OS maps.

Facilities

Photocopying of certain items permitted

Catalogues

Last revision

28-Feb-00

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