During the early part of Spanish colonization of the Philippines, it was in 1956, there was a couple who lived in a place called Bagas –bas, and they lived by planting, fishing and hunting wild animals that roomed in the place. Happily, they lived with this kind of life.

But in 1717, an unknown calamity hit Catanduanes, particularly the said Bagas – Bas, this particular place was destroyed and totally washed out.

After 2 days, there came some visitors to investigate the destruction left by the calamity, surprisingly nothing was found except a single woody plant, which is commonly named LUBAS. This was made as a land mark for the place, by the time. Anybody who asked for the name of the particularly place, LUBAS was the answer.

Days, months and years had passed, settlement begun in the entire Catanduanes and a group of people choose this place for them to inhabit. The population increased until it was called a barrio, with Lubas as its name. The name Lubas was handed from generation. That’s how Lubas get its name.