The Introduction of Old Age Pensions - September 2016

Posted: 12 December 2016

Follow the link below to learn more about reactions to the introduction of the state pension in 1909 in the town of Leigh.

https://www.wigan.gov.uk/Docs/PDF/Resident/Leisure/Museums-and-archives/archives/Past-Forward/pf50.pdf 

The article can be found on pages 16-18 of 'Past Forward,' the magazine of Wigan Heritage Trust.