George Cockburn, 10th Baronet of Langton, G.C.B. (1772 - 1853)

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Death: Died in Leamington Hastings, Warwickshire
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About George Cockburn, 10th Baronet of Langton, G.C.B.

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Cockburn, 10th Baronet GCB (22 April 1772 – 19 August 1853) was a British naval commander of the late 18th through the mid-19th centuries. He held important commands during the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812 and eventually rose to become Admiral of the Fleet and First Sea Lord.

Born in 1772 in London, George was the second son of Sir James Cockburn, 8th Baronet (1729–1804) and his second wife Augusta Anne Ayscough. His maternal grandfather was Francis Ayscough, Dean of Bristol.

In 1809 he married his cousin Mary Cockburn; they had one surviving daughter, Augusta Harriot Mary."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Sir George Cockburn, 10th Baronet', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 2 December 2012, 16:20 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sir_George_Cockburn,_10th_Baronet&oldid=526031670> [accessed 8 December 2012]

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Admiral of the Fleet Sir George Cockburn, 10th Baronet of Langton, G.C.B.'s Timeline

1772
April 22, 1772
London
1809
November 23, 1809
Age 37
1816
1816
Age 43
1853
August 19, 1853
Age 81
Leamington Hastings, Warwickshire