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Blencogo, Cumberland

Historical Description

Blencogo, a township in Bromfield parish, Cumberland, 2 miles from Leegate station on the Carlisle and Maryport railway. Acreage, 1778; population, 180. Boucher, who supplemented Johnson's Dictionary, was a native.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCumberland 
Civil parishBromfield 
Poor Law unionWigton 
WardCumberland 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Blencogo from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cumberland is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Blencogo are available from a number of sites:

DistrictAllerdale
CountyCumbria
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtCA7
Post TownWigton