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CANTSFIELD, a township in Tunstall parish, Lancashire; near the river Greta, 4½ miles SE of Kirkby Lonsdale. It has a post office under Burton-in-Kendal. Acres, 1,221. Real property, £1,786. Pop., 116. Houses, 20. Cantsfield Hall is the seat of the Tathams.

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

Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Lancaster library.


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Cantsfield area is Lancaster.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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


View maps of Cantsfield and places within its boundaries.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD621729 (Lat/Lon: 54.150521, -2.581780), Cantsfield which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Cantsfield 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.


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