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BILSBORROW, a township in Garstang parish, Lancashire; 4½ miles SE of Garstang. Acres, 842. Real property, £1,455. Pop., 176. Houses, 37. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and an endowed school with £48 a year.

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




Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Bilsborrow area is Lancaster.

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "BILLISBORROW, (or Bilsborough), a township in the parish of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 4 miles to the S.E. of Garstang. The Wesleyans have a chapel here, and there is a free school founded by John Cross in 1718, which has an income from endowment of £48 per annum.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Bilsborrow was a township in the parish of Garstang.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Bilsborrow 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.