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Alfred Sydney Wigan (1814—1878) actor

Arthur Ladbroke Wigan (1785—1847) general practitioner and writer

Horace Wigan (1816—1885) actor and playwright

John Wigan (1696—1739) physician and author

Road to Wigan Pier

Wigan's Chosen Few

William Wigan Harvey (1810—1883) Church of England clergyman


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Greater Manchester

Former mining and mill town. While researching The Road to Wigan Pier in February 1936, George Orwell stayed briefly at 72 Warrington Lane, later moving to lodgings above ...

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