'Blencowe2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Blencowe of Hayes, Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence, Blencow of Purston

Commoners reports that this family was "a branch of a very old Cumberland family, which had property at Greystock in that county". From this we presume that this family is a cadet of that shown on Blencowe1. Commoners also reports that this branch was seated at Marston "earlier than 1446".
John Blencowe
1. (John) Blencowe
  A. Thomas Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence, Northamptonshire (d 1542)
  m. Joane
  i. John Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence (d 1562-3)
  m1. (sp) Anne Pargiter (dau of Robert Pargiter of Gretworth and/or Ensham)
  m2. _ Secole (dau of John Secole of Eynesham)
  a. Thomas Blencowe
  b. William Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence (d unm 1569)
  c. John Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence (d 1604-5)
  m. Margaret Sanders (dau of John Sanders or Saunders of Buckinghamshire)
  (1) John Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence (d c1643)
  m1. Mary Walleston (dau/coheir of John Walleston or Waleston or Wallison of Ruislip)
  (A) Thomas Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence (b c1602, bur 15.01.1673-4) the first mentioned by BLG1952
  m1. Susan Burgoyne (dau of John Burgoyne or Burgoign of Rowington)
  (i) Mary Blencowe (bur 26.10.1691)
  m. Samuel Hill of Rowington (bur 28.01.1675-6)
  m2. (15.10.1640) Mary Savage (bur 18.06.1678, dau of Francis Savage of Ripple)
(ii) Sir John Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence (b 30.11.1642, d 08.05.1726, judge)
  m. (23.12.1675) Anne Wallis (d 06.04.1718, dau of Rev. John Wallis of Oxford)
  (a) John Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence (b 23.12.1676, d 19.11.1740)
  BLG1952 omits this generation altogether. Noting that it is the last generation reported by Visitation (the dates & marriage being inserted by the Harleian editor), and that BLG1886 (Blescowe of Marston St. Lawrence) include it, we presume that BLG1952 was in error and follow Commoners & Visitation. This is supported by the lack of clarity in BLG1952 as to exactly how the undermentioned Samuel Jackson, later Blencowe, was connected to the family.
  m. Jane Holbeck (b c1693-4, d 20.02.1756, dau of William Holbeck of Farnborough)
  ((1)) John Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence (d unm 1777?)
  John is shown by all the sources as d 1717. We presume that this was an error for 1777 and that it may have led to the apparent confusion in BLG1952.
((2)) Jane Blencowe
  m. Samuel Jackson (d 1792, rector of Sisted, Essex)
  ((A)) Samuel Jackson, later Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence
  m1. Anne Bree (d 1789, dau of Rev. Thomas Bree of Allesley by Anne Blencowe)
  ((i)) John Jackson Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence, Sheriff (b 1780, d 28.08.1830) had issue
  m. (16.08.1804) Louisa Anne Biker (d 21.02.1854, dau/coheir of Rev. Thomas Biker of Culworth by 2nd wife)
  ((ii)) Samuel William Blencowe of Lincoln (b 1784, 3rd son)
  m. Anne Bell of Lincoln
  ((iii)) James Blencowe (b 1785, cleric)
  m. (1818) Anne Beauchamp (dau/coheir of John Beauchamp of Pengreep, relict of James Nagle)
  ((iv))+ other issue - Thomas (b 15.11.1782, vicar of Marston St. Lawrence-cum-Warkworth), Henry (d unm 1808), Anne, Jane
  m2. Elizabeth Gramer Biker (d 1814, dau of Rev. Thomas Biker of Culworth by 1st wife)
  ((viii)) Peter Gramer Blencowe (cleric, 2nd son of this marriage)
  m. (02.01.1829) Loveday Sparkes (dau of Isaac Sparkes of Crewkerne)
  ((ix))+ other issue - Charles (b 1793, cleric), Robert of the Inner Temple (b 1801), George (b 1803), Edward (b 1805), Elizabeth, Rhoda Maria, Sophia
  ((B)) John Jackson of Duton Hill, Essex
  m. (1792) Mary Wakeman (dau of Rev. Nicholas Wakeman, Dean of Bocking)
  ((3)) Ann Blencowe (d 1801)
  m. Thomas Bree (rector of Allesley)
  ((4))+ other issue (d unm) - Elizabeth, Mary
  (b) Thomas Blencowe of Hayes, Middlesex (b 08.05.1681, d 10.09.1765, bencher of the Middle Temple)
m. Martha Perris (d 07.09.1780, dau/coheir of William Perris or Perriss of Hayes)
  The following comes from BLG1952 (Tillard (formerly Blencowe) of The Hooke).
  ((1)) Robert Blencowe of Northampton (b 1732, d 1774)
  m. Margaret Danvers
  ((A)) Robert Willis Blencowe 'of Hayes' 'of Dawlish' (d 1842)
m. (12.10.1789) Penelope Robinson (dau of Sir George Robinson, 5th Bart of Cranford)
  ((i)) Robert Willis Blencowe of The Hooke, Sussex (b 1791, d 1874, 2nd son) had issue
  m. (1815) Charlotte Elizabeth Poole (d 1867, dau/coheir of Rev. Sir Henry Poole, 5th/last Bart of The Hooke)
  ((ii)) William Multon Blencowe (rector of Shawell, 4th son)
  m. Maynard Rochfort (dau of Col. _ Rochfort)
((iii)) Frances Dorothea Blencowe (d 04.08.1881)
  m1. William Peere Williams Freeman of Fawley Court
  m2. (1839) Sir George Thomas Napier (General)
  ((iv)) Mary Blencowe
  m. _ Grant (Major General)
  ((v)) Emma Blencowe (d 20.01.1874)
  m. (24.05.1827) Sir George Robinson, 7th Bart of Cranford (d 09.10.1873)
  ((vi)) Charlotte Louisa Blencowe
  m. Henry Frampton
  ((vii)) Louisa Isabella Blencowe (d 1834)
m. Rev. J. Chichester
  ((viii))+ other issue - John George (b 1790, d unm), Harry Charles, Edward Willis (d 1833), Ann Elizabeth (d unnm 1831), Elizabeth, Louisa Eleanor (d 103), Caroline Diana
  ((2)) Mary Blencowe (b 1720, d 03.03.1791)
  m. (1740) James Coward of St. Peter & Vincula
  ((3)) Anne Blencowe (b 1724, d 29.08.1762)
  m. (06.07.1751) Oliver Toulmin of Lisle Street
  ((4)) Mary Blencowe (b c1727, dsp 18.11.1771) a second Mary of this generation?
m. (after 21.10.1747) Thomas Clarke of Swakeleys (m2. Frances Truesdale)
  (c) Mary Blencowe (b 22.12.1678)
  m. Alexander Prescott of Thoby Priory
  (d) Elizabeth Blencowe (bpt 14.06.1685)
Commoners shows that it was Anne who married Sir Edmund Probyn and shows no husband for Elizabeth. We follow the Vistiation.
  m. Sir Edmund Probyn of Newland (b 1677-8, dsp 17.05.1742, Chief Baron of the Exchequer)
  (e) Susannah Blencowe (b 18.10.1688, bur 16.05.1760)
  m. (09.09.1708) Richard Jennens of Mollington & Princethorp
  (f)+ other issue - William (b 07.01.1682-3, d unm 25.08.1712), Anne (bpt 09.12.1679, bur 25.05.1701)
  (iii) Thomas Blencowe'of Hayes' of Thenford, Northamptonshire (b c1649, bur 30.12.1697, rector of Thenford)
  m. (07.1678) Mary Knight (bur 11.11.1708, dau of William Knight of Banbury)
  (a) Mary Blencowe
  m. (14.01.1703-4) John Townshend of Marsh
  (b) Joyce Blencowe
m. (24.08.1700) John Thicknesse (b c1670, bur 11.12.1725, rector of Farthinghoe)
  (iv) William Blencowe of London (b c1655)
  m. Lettice Knight (bur 14.07.1707, dau of Rev. John Knight of Calverton)
  (a) Leticia Blencowe
  m. (26.11.1702) John Pereth (rector of Alder)
  (b) Mary Blencowe (b c1682, d unm 06.11.1737)
  (v) Joyce Blencowe
  m. (1670) John Botry (Buttery) of Marston St. Lawrence
  (vi)+ other issue - Nathaniel, Jonathan (b c1659), Sarah (d young)
  (B) John Blencow of Purston, Northamptonshire (d c1666, 3rd son)
  m. Mary Cooper (dau of Thomas Cooper of Powick)
  (i) John Blencow of Purston (b c1636, a 1681)
  m. Mary Saunders (dau of Francis Saunders of Buckinghamshire)
  (a)+ issue - John, Vincent, Mary
  (ii) Thomas Blencow of Radson, Northamptonshire (a 1681)
  (iii) Francis Blencow of Hawes, Northamptonshire (a 1692)
  m. Anne Harris (a 1692, dau of Rev. Malachi Harris of Farthingoe)
  (a)+ issue - John (bpt 23.02.1686-7), Natnaiel (bpt 26.10.1689), Joyce (bpt 02.05.1679), Mary (bpt 03.08.1682)
  (C) Samuel Blencow of Marston, Northamptonshire (d 1661)
  m. Rose Moarton (bpt 17.09.1612, dau of Rev. Adam Morton of Hinton-juxta-Stene)
  (i) Samuel Blencow
  (ii) Elizabeth Blencow
  m. _ Gardner of Hinton-juxta-Woodford
  (D) William Blencowe of London (dsp c1659, 8th son)
  m. Dorothy Kirton (bpt 21.11.1626, d before 18.01.1702-3, dau of Thomas Kirton of Thorpe Mandeville)
  (E) Margaret Blencowe
  m. Edward Griswold of Cubbington (Cubington) & Solihull
  (F) Mary Blencowe
  m. Paul Andrews of Overton
  (G)+ other issue (d unm) - George, John (d c1646), Nathaniel (d c1676), Timothy at Portsmouth (a 1618), Jonathan, Grace (d unm?)
  m2. (sp) Joyce Cooper (bur 18.02.1679-80, dau of Thomas Cooper of Powick, relict of Rev. Francis Savage)
  (2) William Blencowe of Midleton, Northamptonshire
  m. Margaret Warde (dau of Thomas Warde of Midleton)
  (3) Isabell Blencowe
  m. John Woodward of Avon Bassett
  (4) Ann Blencowe
  m. George Kempton of Hilburgh
  (5) Elizabeth Blencowe
  m. William Bateman of London
  (6)+ other issue - Francis of Sulgrave, Richard (dsp), George, Thomas of London
  d. Dorothy Blencow
  m. Robert Warner of Ratley
  e. daughter
  m. _ Brooke
  f. daughter
  m. _ Tayler
  B. William Blencowe (dsp)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 1, 'Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence'), BLG1952 ('Blencowe of Marston St. Lawrence'), Visitation (Walter Metcalfe (1887), Northamptonshire, 1618-19, 'Blencowe of Marston'), Visitation (Northamptonshire, 1681, 'Blencow of Marston St. Lawrence')
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