Home Welcome to Wigan History. Website is under construction at the moment. Please call again soon, or contact us. In the meantime you may also check out our forum. Wigan has a fantastic history.From Coccium in Roman times through toThe Domesday periodEnglish Civil WarIndustrial RevolutionTwo World Warsto the present day. Other categories will include:Famous Wigan FolkImportant Events over time.Cromwells Ditch has recently come to light. More information later….. Please contact us with your ideas and suggestions…all will be considered. Thank you.