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New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Blenkinsop surname or get a copy of the Blenkinsop family Crest (a great gift idea!).
"BLENKINSOP. Of local origin from Blenldnsop, a township in the parish of Haltwhistle, Northumberland. Roger Blencamshoip or Blencamshape had a charter of lands or Laglene in the sheriffdom of Ayr in the reign of Robert i (RMS., i, App. n, 327). William de Blancanhop was burgess of Are, 1415, and another William Bkemcamhop [sic] was burgess there in 1475 (Ayr, p. 9, 91). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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|John Blenkinsop||John Blenkinsop (1783?1831) was an English mining engineer and an inventor in the area of steam locomotives, who designed the first practical railway locomotive.|
|Ernie Blenkinsop||Ernie Blenkinsop (20 April 1902 ? 24 April 1969) was an English footballer who played as a defender at left back.|
|Christopher Blenkinsop||Christopher Blenkinsop (born 7 March 1963) is an English-German writer, composer, musician and producer, and a member of the band 17 Hippies.|