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CABUS, or Cabas, a township in Garstang parish, Lancashire; on the Lancaster canal, adjacent to the Laucaster and Preston railway, 2 miles N of Garstang. Acres, 1,220. Real property, £2,266. Pop., 209. Houses, 39.

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Garstang library.


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Cabus area is Lancaster.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Cabus was a township in the parish of Garstang.
You can see the administrative areas in which Cabus has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


View maps of Cabus and places within its boundaries.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD489474 (Lat/Lon: 53.920208, -2.779566), Cabus which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Cabus was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Richmond are held at the Lancashire Record Office.


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.