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Active participants[edit]

User Location Interests and specialist knowledge Any relevant printed sources available
Pit-yacker* (talk)   Manchester City Centre, South Manchester, University of Manchester  
Jza84* (talk) Shaw and Crompton Greater Manchester, Oldham (and wider borough), civic history *Tradition in Action: The Historical Evolution of the Greater Manchester County, *Looking back at Crompton, *Cotton Mills of Oldham, *Textiles; It Happened Round Greater Manchester
Dpaajones* (talk) Manchester / Shropshire City of Manchester, University of Manchester, Manchester City Centre  
Mr Stephen* (talk)   Stockport & South Manchester.  
Fingerpuppet* (talk) Former resident of the area! Various bits and bobs, really!  
Erebus555* (talk) West Midlands Architecture and buildings in the area  
Oldelpaso** (talk) Manchester Sport Various Manchester City F.C. related books (list)
Ecco1983* (talk) Radcliffe, Greater Manchester Entertainment, the Bury borough  
Peteb16* (talk) Shaw and Crompton, Greater Manchester    
Fursday (talk) Withington, Greater Manchester / Greater London Manchester Academy, University of Manchester, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Withington, a few other bits and pieces  
Eric Corbett* (talk) Stretford The Trafford area  
Joshii* (talk) Live in Greater Manchester. Manchester, Tameside, Economy of county. Manchester: A History by Alan Kidd (2006)
ricmitch* (talk) Lived in Ramsbottom all my life. Ramsbottom and surrounding area, Bury, Rochdale  
GRB1972* (talk) Southport Walkden, Bolton & Manchester.  
Richerman* (talk) Prestwich most of my life, also lived in Shuttleworth for 8 years Local area around Prestwich, contributed articles on Kersal Moor and Drinkwater Park. Broughton and Cheetham Hill in Regency and Victorian Times by Monty Dobkin
WebHamster* (talk)   Interested primarily in Levenshulme. I'm a web designer, IT consultant, layout artist and amateur photographer. If it counts I'm also an ex-paramedic who used to work in the Manchester inner city area. Just started a total rewrite of the Belle Vue Zoo article.  
Geotek* (talk)   Bolton area, Stockport & Manchester / GMC Fire Brigades  
Nev1* (talk)   Trafford and Tameside  
Parrot of Doom* (talk) Flixton I grew up in Radcliffe. My main interest is local history, see my page for pages I've contributed to. I love cycling along canals and things, taking photographs as I go. I have a small collection of postcards of Flixton, Urmston, Davyhulme. One day I'll get around to uploading them all to Wikimedia Commons.
Carl* (talk) Currently Leigh Wigan, Abram, Leigh  
ukexpat* (talk) Grew up in Brooklands, now living in the USA South Manchester, Sale, Brooklands, William Hulme's Grammar School  
Mike Peel* (talk) University of Manchester University of Manchester as well as various articles on the buildings in Manchester Portrait of a University 1851-1951 by Charlton; A Portrait of the University of Manchester 1951-73, and the same for 1973-90, by David and Pullan respectively; The University at War: 1939-1946; Manchester and its region: A survey prepared for the meeting held in Manchester , August 29 to September 5, 1962 by the BAAS
Unsy770* (talk) Wigan Wigan, Ashton-In-Makerfield, Wigan Athletic
Hassocks5489* (talk) West Sussex (!) General copyediting and article improvement, incl. finding sources; transport (esp. railways and photos); spoken versions of articles Various railway books covering GM stations; anything available in Brighton & Hove or West Sussex Libraries
Paypwip* (talk) Horwich Horwich, Bolton, Clifton, Rail and Road Transport
Liquidswords* (talk) South and Central Manchester Manchester's architecture, primarily Victorian and industrial buildings. (Nothing post-war). Various
Man2* (talk) Wigan
Kieran5676* (talk) Stockport South Manchester
James50567* (talk) Glossop, Derbyshire Stockport and Tameside, Shopping Centres and other Infrastructure related articles
A1personage* (talk)
SquarePeg* (talk) Eccles, Salford Manchester United (and related articles), Salford Red Devils (and related articles), other local sports and other interesting (and uninteresting!) subjects. Books? You mean you want me to read, too?
Lozleader* (talk) Academic ivory tower Civic history and heraldry, municipal transport and other utilities Youngs' Guide to the Local Administrative Units of England, which gives details of all parishes, local government areas, parliamentary constituencies and diocesan boundaries from Tudor times to 1974. Various books on civic heraldry, some with public domain images, Edwardian cigarette cards with borough arms, some books on public transport undertakings, access to full text of acts of parliament and various academic journals.
AnIco* (talk) Stoke-on-Trent and Manchester Architecture, mathematics, physics, geography, photography and local history Not a printed source, but a great place where you can obtain information about contemporary architecture developments in Manchester is the Manchester section of the SkyscraperCity forums
Hindleyite* (talk) Hindley Wigan, in particular football, Hindley and local area A number of Wigan Athletic publications
TheFamousPeter* (talk) Wigan Wigan Athletic, anything else Wigan and my occupation: Refereeing. Wigan, with Uncle Joe's under culture and the acknowledgement of the Warriors move from the DW Stadium.
RuthAS* (talk) South Lancashire Transport history of Greater Manchester Several books on the area's transport history
Anthony of the Desert* (talk) Greater Manchester North Manchester
ClemRutter* (talk) way down south in Rochester, Kent Cotton mill and List of mills in Tameside for example, Longdendale, and other districts just outside GMC that provide support for the city: water, labour, recreation. OS maps- and old second hand books
Sitush* (talk) Whitefield Whitefield, L&Y Railway Various local histories, postcards etc
Chaosdruid* (talk) Born Dukinfield now living in Norwich Dukinfield, Ashton Under Lyne, Tameside and Glossop
Skinsmoke* (talk) Bredbury Stockport and local government Official handbooks to most pre 1974 local authorities in Greater Manchester, plus hundreds from other parts of the United Kingdom
Majorly* (talk) Interested in history, old buildings, locations in South Greater Manchester. Can probably help in other areas too. None personally but I have easy access to a library
Sharadjalota456* (talk) Baguley, Greater Manchester Manchester United, Baguley and surrounding areas
Juliancolton* (talk) New York, United States, though interested in the Manchester area Roads, perhaps
Sansonic* (talk) Heaton Chapel, Stockport Concentrations of wealth and other Socio-economic issues
J3Mrs* (talk) Tyldesley and neighbouring towns Various local history books
LearnedRobb* (talk) Gorton Manchester and Greater Manchester Minoroty sports in the Greater Manchester area, especially ice hockey
mapmark* (talk) Former resident now in Paris, France Started Manchester Corporation Tramways, Cottonopolis, Picc-Vic tunnel, List of national radio programmes made in Manchester, 2ZY, loud'n'proud, Kiss 102, Travel to Work Area, Manchester Mayfield Station. Contributed to: Manchester Metrolink, History of Manchester, Transport in Manchester, Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive, Greater Manchester County Council, Metropolitan borough, M postcode area, Media in Manchester, List of television shows set in Manchester, BBC Radio 1, Telephone exchange names and Second city of the United Kingdom Many transport reference books
wisdom and effort* (talk) Fallowfield Science & Engineering achievements in Manchester, Manchester transport
Tong22* (talk) North Manchester and Bury MB maybe Governance, Transport (chiefly Light Rail) and GM tidbits.
Msn164* (talk) Tameside Planes, Radio, TV, Internet, web design, and general knowledge.
WatcherZero* (talk) Wigan Wigan, Local Transport, City Governance
Jp4712* (talk) Lichfield but formerly of Whitefield Road passenger transport, railways Journal Editor of the Greater Manchester Transport Society that operates Greater Manchester's Museum of Transport. Access to the Museum's archives with many primary and secondary research resources.
Chorlton Bloke*(talk) South Manchester Canals Local History An ever changing selection of books relating to the area. Maps old and modern.
Gonads3*(talk) Stockport Sport
Stevo1000 (talk) South Manchester Sport (Manchester City), architecture and buildings, media
Doh5678 (talk) Walkden Various
User:Aa2-2004 (talk) South Manchester Aim to translate articles into Arabic Wikipedia
User:GoldRock23* (talk) Sale, Manchester A variety of information
Dootson* (talk) Swinton, Manchester Moorside High School, Swinton, The Swinton High School, St Peter's C of E Primary School and Swinton
doctorkohaku* (talk) Manchester
The Vintage Feminist* (talk) Trafford General local knowledge, politics and some theatre history. Use of local libraries and a fairly good idea where to find other information.
Patch1969* (talk) Tameside, Greater Manchester Just interested in getting Manchester on the map(in Wiki)
CorrectiveMeasures* (talk) Longsight Familiar with Manchester, it's college and high schools and it's districts.
David Edgar (talk) Rusholme / Longsight South Manchester, cycling, transport, art and music
NuttyNarwhal* (talk) Little Hulton Salford, Little Hulton, Walkden, Bolton, Manchester City Centre, cultural landmarks and politics.

Inactive participants[edit]

The following list includes users who have added their name to the list of project participants but have not made an edit to wikipedia since 1 June 2008 and are considered unlikely to return. If your name is on the list and you wish to return to the active participants list, please feel free to move your name. Users on this list will no longer receive the WPGM newsletter.

Prof tpms* (talk) Manchester Manchester University
User Location Interests and specialist knowledge Date joined project Date of last edit
MeanStreets* (talk) Bolton/London Bolton, Manchester, Music, Manchester City, Fred Dibnah, Bolton Schools, Nightlife 3 April 2007 30 May 2007
M A Mason* (talk) Grew up in Saddleworth, live in Middleton Saddleworth, and its villages. I keep an eye on Oldham, Rochdale, Middleton, and other such places too. Editing mainly related to history. 6 April 2007 12 July 2008
BadBoyTC* (talk) I live a bit outside Hathershaw in Oldham. Cars, PC's, Gadgets, Around Hathershaw 18 April 2007 12 August 2008
Dep. Garcia* (talk   Police officer, GMP 15 May 2007 21 May 2008
Faz2105* (talk) Oldham Oldham, transport, sport 25 October 2007 6 January 2008
Hiddenfromview** (talk) Stalybridge Manchester Airport, Tameside, Manchester Grammar School, Stalybridge, generally anything I happen to know something about 25 November 2007 21 August 2008 User account appears to be comprimised
Freakypunk rd* (talk) Prestwich North Manchester, Subculture, Public Transport, Greater Manchester Media. 30 November 2007 27 July 2008
Basketball110* (talk) Live in US, go to Manchester yearly 23 December 2007 19 April 2009 (notice of retirement on user page)
Hickipedia* (talk) Rochdale, my whole extended family lives in Rochdale Greater Mancheser transport, Rochdale, Rochdale Town Center. I have a vast knowledge of the Norden area and the transport in Greater Manchester - I also know about much of the music and culture being a musician in the area, if that counts 24 December 2007 14 September 2008
GuardianAngel18* (talk) Tameside I know alot about the history of the area including schools, shops and much about the built up and natural environment. 4 January 2008 5 January 2008
Polishname* (talk) South Stockport, especially Cheadle. I can do some photography round the region also. 8 January 2008 26 October 2008
Jimet* (talk) Limefield, a small suburb on the north of Bury, east of the River Irwell Bury, and its districts as far as Wikipedia is concerned at this stage 13 January 2008 7 December 2008
Abfab27* (talk) The village of Marple Bridge, Stockport. Grew up in Tameside City of Manchester, Manchester Metrolink, Tameside, Stockport and South Manchester. 15 January 2008 31 July 2008
Phon123* (talk) Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley, Dukinfield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Mottram in Longdendale 29 January 2008 18 May 2008
Attenboroughp* (talk) Middleton and University of Manchester Greater Manchester in General. I'm happy to take amateur photographs around the city of Manchester, Oldham and Rochdale. 11 March 2008 15 June 2008
Azallen* (talk) Stockport, Hazel Grove Stockport County, general Manchester history and Manchester Airport 7 April 2008 5 November 2008
Andysimo123* (talk) Manchester Manchester City Centre Transport Innovation Fund (TIF) Manchester United Basically I am an expert on anything currently planned within the City. Buildings, Transport, future developments. My home is 11 July 2008 12 November 2008
Aygo* (talk) The City of Manchester Anything in Manchester City Centre, the Metrolink, the Airport, tall buildings etc. 17 July 2008 17 August 2008
Amicon* (talk) Didsbury and Stockport 18 November 2008 12 December 2008
Felix Folio Secundus (talk) Central and parts of South Manchester and University