HERE is a group image taken outside Pennington Hall dating back to the 1950s.

According to archive records, the picture, which features, the mayor and mayoress with others, was taken outside Pennington Hall for an 'At Home'.

The photograph was taken on August 20, 1952.

n Do you have an old photographs you would like to share with us that you think would fit well on this page?

It can be anything relating to local history, such as a school picture, an old building, a public event, sports team.

If you do, please email your picture to with your name, what the image shows and what year it was taken.

We will consider using pictures taken in Leigh, Atherton, Astley, Tyldesley, Golborne, Lowton, Hindley, Hindley Green, Glazebury and surrounding areas from a different era.

n To view pictures from the Wigan and Leigh Archives and Local Studies collection which features photographs visit