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Blencow, Greystoke
civil parish:-   Greystoke (formerly Cumberland)
civil parish:-   Dacre (formerly Cumberland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   locality
coordinates:-   NY45583262 (etc) 
1Km square:-   NY4532
10Km square:-   NY43

evidence:-   old map:- Donald 1774 (Cmd) 
placename:-  Blencow
source data:-   Map, hand coloured engraving, 3x2 sheets, The County of Cumberland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, by Thomas Donald, engraved and published by Joseph Hodskinson, 29 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1774.
block or blocks, labelled in lowercase; a hamlet or just a house 
item:-  Carlisle Library : Map 2
Image © Carlisle Library

evidence:-   old text:- Gents Mag
placename:-  Blencowe
source data:-   Magazine, The Gentleman's Magazine or Monthly Intelligencer or Historical Chronicle, published by Edward Cave under the pseudonym Sylvanus Urban, and by other publishers, London, monthly from 1731 to 1922.
image G816B601, button  goto source
Gentleman's Magazine 1816 part 2 p.601 
Biographical note from the Compendium of County History:-  "Todd, Hugh, miscellaneous writer, Blencowe, about 1652."

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