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GREATER MANCHESTER, Wigan, Wigan, Newtown, Bethel, Victoria Street

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Magazine Entries
1880 245, 384 (named as Pemberton - foundation laying)
1881 246 (rec. into union), 332
1884 63
1899 157
1902 57, 99, 121, 182, 201
1904 38, 54, 94
1905 37
1908 117
1909 187
1910 116
1911 185 (SS stonelaying), 244 (SS opening)
1912 147
1914 24
1915 15, 136, 156, 198
1920 26, 30, 78, 95
1921 30, 79, 181
1922 94
1923 79
1924 72
1925 53 (renovation)
1926 35, 36, 53, 56
1927 15, 16
1928 49, 86
1930 37, 112, 154, 172
1931 67, 164
1932 13, 91, 155
1933 20, 106, 145, 146
1934 111
1935 19, 55
1936 19, 223 (Harvey and Blythe Mission)
1938 207
1939 62
1940 51
1946 80
1947 8 (veterans’ welcome)
1964 186
1966 128 (member becomes mayor)
1970 66 (intro)
1976 123
1977a 42795
1977b 41037
1978 41094
1980 8-1 (centenary)
1982 5-2 (new organ)
1986 1-14, 6-2
1989 42887
1990 41066
1991 2-4, 7-5, 7-7, 10-3
1992 40949
1993 1-3, 4-12, 6-2, 8-2
1995 2-7, 10-12
1996 41131
1998 1-1, 4-10
2000 1-10, 3-5, 6-5
2001 7-5, 7-7
2002 41154
2005 1-4, 5-6
2006 1-4, 10-3, 10-6 (Spotlight)
2007 2-12, 6-5
2008 1-6, 5-12
2009 3-12, 7-5
2010 1-6, 3-7, 8-9


Obituaries
2010 Evelyn Leather (age.89 mag.2010 Nov 2010 p10 ) 2010 Leslie Ashcroft (age.91 mag.2010 Dec 2010 p11 )
1951 Edith Aspey, (age.66 mag.1951 31 ) 2004 William (Bill) Atherton (age.69 mag.2004 May 2004 p10 )
2004 William Atherton, (age.69 mag.2004 May ) 1942 Catherine Atherton, (age.87 mag.1942 94 )
1911 Jeffrey Atherton, (age.56 mag.1911 14 ) 1904 Rose Bailey, (mag.1904 98 )
1944 Caroline Batchelor, (age.78 mag.1944 15 ) 1939 Mary Baxendale, (age.76 mag.1939 91 )
1911 Elizabeth Baxendale, (age.80 mag.1911 14 ) 1931 William Belshaw, (mag.1931 28 )
1940 Elizabeth Bentham, (mag.1940 37 ) 1949 James Bradburn, (age.80 mag.1949 94 )
1997 Cissie Candlish, (age.80 mag.1997 Apr ) 1924 Thomas Cannell, (age.73 mag.1924 162 )
1935 Sarah Cannell, (mag.1935 135 ) 1945 Lily Caswell, (age.46 mag.1945 6 )
1997 David Cottrill, (age.73 mag.1997 Apr ) 1933 Agnes Cox, (age.57 mag.1933 176 )
1999 Robert Dandy, (age.57 mag.1999 Apr ) 1950 John Darbyshire, (age.69 mag.1950 86 )
1892 Mary Fairclough, (age.19 mag.1892 189 ) 1944 Margaret Fairhurst, (age.74 mag.1944 15 )
1926 William Fairhurst, (age.73 mag.1926 221 ) 1934 Mary Farrimond, (age.38 mag.1934 108 )
1940 Robert Forshaw, (b.1862 age.78 mag.1940 47 ) 1934 Margaret Forshaw, (age.70 mag.1934 84 )
1925 Daniel Gaskell, (age.62 mag.1925 88 ) 1951 Ruth Green, (age.61 mag.1951 86 )
1939 Mary Green, (age.72 mag.1939 57 ) 1923 James Haggerty, (age.65 mag.1923 29 )
1951 Grace Hardman, (age.75 mag.1951 6 ) 1951 Albert Hardman, (age.73 mag.1951 78 )
1931 Margaret Hesketh, (mag.1931 28 ) 1907 William Hesketh, (b.1846 age.33 mag.1907 15 )
1942 Elizabeth Hewitt, (age.58 mag.1942 5 ) 1927 Ann Hurst, (mag.1927 164 )
1932 John Hurst, (age.82 mag.1932 65 ) 1918 Henry Hurst, (mag.1918 114 )
2007 William (Bill) Johnson (age.92 mag.2007 Oct 2007 p9 ) 2001 James (Jim) Johnson (age.88 mag.2001 Jul 2001 p8 )
2000 Nora Johnson (age.83 mag.2000 Feb 2000 p10 ) 1899 Rachel Johnson, (mag.1899 152 )
1984 Nellie Johnson, (age.71 mag.1984 Nov ) 1927 Mrs. Johnson, (mag.1927 87 )
1913 William Johnson, (mag.1913 167 ) 1959 Mary Johnson, (age.74 mag.1959 189 )
1961 Joseph Johnson, (mag.1961 126 ) 1922 John Johnson, (age.73 mag.1922 180 )
2000 Nora Johnson, (age.83 mag.2000 Feb ) 2001 James Johnson, (age.88 mag.2001 Jul )
1973 John Johnson, (age.65 mag.1973 188 ) 2007 William Johnson, (age.92 mag.2007 Oct )
1945 John Johnson, (age.66 mag.1945 94 ) 1956 Florence Knowles, (mag.1956 114 )
1947 Hannah Knowles, (age.81 mag.1947 6 ) 1955 Richard Knowles, (age.36 mag.1955 79 )
1913 Richard Knowles, (age.49 mag.1913 168 ) 1951 E.W. Lawrence, (age.56 mag.1951 64 )
1952 Alice Lawrence, (age.68 mag.1952 87 ) 2009 Margaret Leather (age.65 mag.2009 Jul 2009 p11 )
1911 Joseph Lewis, (b.50 mag.1911 184 ) 2003 Elsie Machin (age.95 mag.2003 Mar 2003 p10 )
2003 Elsie Machin, (age.95 mag.2003 Mar ) 1999 Fred Marsden, (age.81 mag.1999 Sep )
1934 William Mason, (age.23 mag.1934 107 ) 1952 William Mason, (age.59 mag.1952 87 )
1946 Samuel Matthews, (age.58 mag.1946 86 ) 1944 Harry Meadows, (mag.1944 87 )
2003 Gladys Melling (mag.2003 Sep 2003 p14 ) 1996 Paul Melling, (age.52 mag.1996 Aug )
1999 Tom Melling, (age.84 mag.1999 Jul ) 2003 Gladys Melling, (mag.2003 Sep )
2010 Myrra Monk (age.82 mag.2010 Dec 2010 p11 ) 1925 Alice Naylor, (age.70 mag.1925 89 )
2003 Alice Parkinson (age.93 mag.2003 Oct 2003 p10 ) 1956 Richard Parkinson, (age.41 mag.1956 31 )
1928 William Parkinson, (age.39 mag.1928 45 ) 2003 Alice Parkinson, (b.1910 mag.2003 Oct )
1993 Annie Parkinson, (age.72 mag.1993 Feb ) 1909 Albert Partington, (b.1875 mag.1909 16 )
1945 Mary Partington, (age.73 mag.1945 46 ) 1919 Walter Partington, (mag.1919 146 )
1931 Martha Pennington, (mag.1931 28 ) 1950 Thomas Roby, (age.76 mag.1950 78 )
1943 Joseph Rollins, (age.52 mag.1943 12 ) 1912 Arthur Rollins, (age.25 mag.1912 204 )
1928 Ellen Rollins, (age.68 mag.1928 46 ) 1999 Arthur Rollins, (age.76 mag.1999 Apr )
1938 Phoebe Rotherham, (age.55 mag.1938 28 ) 2000 Roy Silley (age.69 mag.2000 Mar 2000 p10 )
2000 Roy Silley, (b.1931 age.69 mag.2000 Mar ) 1908 Ellen Smith, (b.1860 mag.1908 74 )
1938 Mr. Tabener, (mag.1938 29 ) 1950 Colin Tennant, (age.54 mag.1950 78 )
1946 Ann Turner, (age.80 mag.1946 31 ) 1949 Martha Wall, (age.85 mag.1949 94 )
1947 William Walsh, (age.39 mag.1947 30 ) 1949 Richard Wearn, (age.74 mag.1949 46 )
1904 Mrs. Wearne, (mag.1904 98 ) 1949 Thomas Whalley, (age.58 mag.1949 46 )
1946 Alice Winnard, (age.74 mag.1946 86 ) 1934 Ellen Winstanley, (age.76 mag.1934 107 )
1920 James Winstanley, (age.60 mag.1920 172 ) 1927 Fanny Wood, (age.75 mag.1927 87 )
1923 George Wood, (mag.1923 29 )




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