Place:


Blencogo  Cumberland

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Blencogo like this:

BLENCOGO, a township in Bromfield parish, Cumberland; near the Carlisle and Maryport railway, 4 ½ miles WSW of Wigton. Acres, 1,697. Real property, £2,649. Pop., 218. Houses, 37. Boucher, who supplemented Johnson's Dictionary, was a native.

Blencogo through time

Blencogo is now part of Allerdale district. Click here for graphs and data of how Allerdale has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Blencogo itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Blencogo, in Allerdale and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2574

Date accessed: 13th December 2018


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