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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)

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Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Garstang library.

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Census

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Cabus area is Lancaster.

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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"CABUS, (or Cabas), a township in the parish of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 2 miles to the N. of Garstang, which is a station on the Manchester and Carlisle section of the London and North-Western railway. The railway and the Lancaster canal pass by this place.

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Historical Geography

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

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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.

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Societies

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