Garstang  Lancashire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Garstang like this:

Garstang, market town, par., and township (ry. sta. Garstang and Catterall), N. Lancashire, on river Wyre, 10½ miles S. of Lancaster -- par., 29,422 ac. and 4439 foreshore, pop. 6645; township, 503 ac., pop. 783; town, pop. 2769; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Thursday. The neighbourhood contains several very large cotton factories.

Garstang through time

Garstang is now part of Wyre district. Click here for graphs and data of how Wyre has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Garstang itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Garstang, in Wyre and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 24th May 2024

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