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Little Blencow, Cumberland

Historical Description

Blencow, Little, a township in Greystoke parish, Cumberland, 4½ miles WNW of Penrith. It has a post office of the name of Blencow under Penrith; money order and telegraph office, Greystoke. Population, including Greystoke, Johnby, Motherby, and Gill, 571. There is a small Wesleyan chapel.

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


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

Ancient CountyCumberland 
Civil parishGreystock 
Poor Law unionPenrith 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Little Blencow from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Little Blencow are available from a number of sites:

RegionNorth West
Postal districtCA11
Post TownPenrith