References, Sources and Bibliography
Many of the books and materials shown below are available in Standish Library, or from the Wigan Heritage Services History Shop.

 Reference 1 – The Standish Family 1189-1920
Author: Eleanor Johnson
Published by the Standish Local History Group, 1972
 Reference 2 – Standish – 800 Years of History
Author: Nicholas Webb
Published by Wigan Heritage Service, Leisure Services Department, Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council 1993. Available from the History Shop, Library Street, Wigan. Tel. 01942 828128
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 Reference 3 – Tales of Old Standish
Author: S. Aspinall
Published by Clarington Press Ltd, Ince, Wigan, 1982
 Reference 4 – History of Schools in Standish
Author: Jane Fairhurst
Published by the Standish Local History Group, 1973
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 Reference 5 – The Standish Collieries
Author: D.Anderson, J.Lane & A.A.France
Published by D. Anderson. With thanks to Mr Anderson and his family for the right to reproduce parts of his publication.
 Reference 6 – Standish with Lagtree Urban District – The Official Guide
Author: Standish-with-Langtree Urban District Council
Issued by the authority of the Standish-with-Langtree Urban District Council, Council Offices, Standish, Nr. Wigan Tel. Standish 130 & 131. Price Sixpence. (Published around 1950)
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 Reference 7 – Standish Corn-Mills and Millers
Author: Adrian Morris
Landy Publishing 1995
 Reference 8 – Calendar of Standish Deeds, 1230-1575
Author: The Rev. Thomas Cruddas Porteus
Wigan Public Libraries, 1933
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 Reference 9 – A History of the Parish of Standish, Lancashire
Author: The Rev. Thomas Cruddas Porteus
Published by J. Starr & Son Ltd, Wigan, 1927