"Kennilworthy Whisp.... divides his time between his home in Nottinghamshire and "wherever Wigtown Wanderers are playing this week."
-- "About the Author" from Quidditch Through the Ages (QA)
- Kennilworthy Whisp is a fan of this team and has written a book entitled "The Wonder of Wigtown Wanderers" (QA).
- The original team was formed in 1422 by the four sons and three daughters of Walter Parkin, a butcher, and have a reputation for being intimidating (QA7).
- The Chasers of this team invented the Parkin's Pincer move (QA10).
- For the match against Puddlemere United on the Yorkshire Moors, fans were asked not to cheer too loudly, as Muggles had noticed (DP1).
- The Wigs lost a match 250-150 against Puddlemere United in the first match featuring Wilda Griffiths (DP2).
- The Wigs also lost the first match won by the Chudley Cannons, although this is described as a "narrow win" to the Cannons (DP3).
Wigtown, a town located in the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland, does not have any sports teams listed in its Wikipedia entry - not even Quidditch (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wigtown)
Although the dates printed on the Daily Prophet Newsletters are DP1: 31 July 1998, DP2: 8 February 1999, DP3: 1 June 1999 and DP4: 1 October 1999, the timeframe for those events is 1992-1993.