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Wigan was a county borough in Lancashire, lying to the northwest of Manchester. In 1974, it merged with adjoining areas (all of which had been in Lancashire) to form the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan within new Metropolitan County of Greater Manchester. Wigan became a unitary authority in 1986, when Greater Manchester lost its administrative status and became purely a ceremonial county.
Articles on the Community and Congregation
Ministers of the Wigan Hebrew
Congregation and their Journeys by Hilary Thomas,
Notes on the Wigan Jewish Community by Harold Pollins
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