1/1A Beech Hill : see 21
3/3A Hindley : First 32 / 540 / 598
South Lancs 665 / 675
5/5A Standish : Arriva 362 to Chorley
7 Abbey Lakes : Arriva 352 to Orrell and St Helens
Various 638, 639, 640, 641, 642. 643
9 Norley Hall Estate : see 21
10 Bryn Stubshaw Cross : First 600 / 610
10A Marus Bridge : see 10, 10B, 10C
10B/10C Worsley Mesnes : First 631 / 632
11 Platt Bridge : First 658
12 Abram : Arriva 360 to Warrington
13 Bickershaw : see 12
14 New Springs : Wigan Bus, South Lancs 613 / 614 and others
Arriva 715 to Bolton
16 Bolton : First 540 but different route?
17/18 Blackrod : Arriva 575 to Bolton
19 Windy Arbour : South Lancs 633 (college days only)
21 Kitt Green : First 621 / 628
22 Marsh Green : see 21
23 Worsley Hall Estate : see 21 and others
24 Bottling Wood : Wigan Bus, South Lancs 624
First 625 / 626
320 Liverpool : Arriva 320 to St Helens
Meanwhile the interested Student of these things can peruse the two Tranport for Greater Manchester network maps that chart the greater Wigan area.
Wigan North (here)
Wigan South (here)
Beware, they are B-I-G files!
Fat Bus Blokes Bible Blog meets the snake and the
Postscript There are plenty of lovely juicy destination names in the Wigan Area (Bottling Wood, Windy Arbour) but this one takes the biscuit:-
The wheelwright's shop and the Favourite Pony Dick Inn (also known as the Favourite Pony Inn and Pony Dick Inn, and earlier still The Horse and Jockey) were located where today Ribbesford Road joins Billinge Road. For many years these establishments were run by successive members of the Starkey family,whose descendants still live nearby.
The railway track ran to the left of the bus stop.