Bonds, Lancashire

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St Mary's and St Michael's Church, Bonds.jpg
Roman Catholic church of SS Mary and Michael
Bonds is located in the Borough of Wyre
Shown within Wyre Borough
Bonds is located in Lancashire
Location within Lancashire
OS grid reference SD493448
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Preston
Postcode district PR3
Dialling code 01995
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
Website Barnacre-with-Bonds Parish Council
List of places
53°53′49″N 2°46′16″W / 53.897°N 2.771°W / 53.897; -2.771Coordinates: 53°53′49″N 2°46′16″W / 53.897°N 2.771°W / 53.897; -2.771

Bonds is a village in Lancashire, England. It lies immediately south of Garstang town centre, on the opposite bank of the River Wyre. It is bounded by the Lancaster Canal to the south and west. It would appear, from its location, to be a suburb of Garstang, but it is in the separate civil parish of Barnacre-with-Bonds. Garstang, Bonds, Bowgreave and Catterall form an almost continuous built-up area, bypassed by the A6 road in 1928[1] (incorrectly given as 1926 in[2]).

The Roman Catholic church of St Mary and St Michael is a Gothic Revival building consecrated in 1858, superseding a chapel built in 1784.[3][4]

12 mile (800 m) east of the village is the ruin of Greenhalgh Castle, built in 1490 for Thomas Stanley.[5]

See also


  1. ^ The Times, 28 Oct 1928, page 18
  2. ^ Greenall 2007, p. 52.
  3. ^ Greenall 2007, p. 7.
  4. ^ Hewitson 2003, p. 53.
  5. ^ Hewitson 2003, p. 53–54.


  • Greenall, R (2007). Garstang Past. Altrincham: At Heart Ltd. ISBN 978-1-84547-137-8.
  • Hewitson, A (2003) [1900]. Northward. Blackpool: Landy Publishing. ISBN 1-872895-60-3.

External links

  • Barnacre-with-Bonds Parish Council
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