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Henry Thomas Cockburn, of Bonaly, Lord Cockburn

Also Known As: "Lord Cockburn"
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Archibald Cockburn; Archibald Cockburn; Janet Rannie and Janet Rannie
Husband of Elizabeth Cockburn and Elizabeth Macdowall
Father of George Fergusson Cockburn; Graham Cockburn; Graham Cockburn; Archibald William Cockburn; Margaret Day Cockburn and 10 others
Brother of Matilda Cockburn; Robert Cockburn; John Cockburn; Elizabeth Davidson; Elizabeth Cockburn and 6 others

Occupation: Scottish judge/biographer
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About Henry Cockburn, Lord Cockburn

Wikipedia Biographical Summary

"Henry Thomas Cockburn of Bonaly, Lord Cockburn (Cockpen, Midlothian, 26 October 1779 – Bonaly, Midlothian, 26 April/18 July 1854) was a Scottish lawyer, judge and literary figure. He served as Solicitor General for Scotland between 1830 and 1834...

...Cockburn's father Archibald Cockburn, a keen Tory, was Sheriff of Midlothian and Baron of the Court of Exchequer, and his mother Janet Rennie was connected by marriage with the influential Lord Melville. He was educated at the Royal High School and the University of Edinburgh...

...Cockburn married Elizabeth Macdowall (Glasgow, Lanarkshire, 1 March 1786 - 1857), daughter of James Macdowall and second wife Margaret Jamieson, in Edinburgh, Midlothian, on 12 March 1811. They lived at Bonaly, Midlothian, and had six sons and four daughters."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Henry Cockburn, Lord Cockburn', http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Cockburn,_Lord_Cockburn title=Henry_Cockburn,_Lord_Cockburn&oldid=513329921> [accessed 27 October 2012]

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Henry Cockburn, Lord Cockburn's Timeline

October 26, 1779
Edinburgh, Scotland
March 12, 1811
Age 31
Edinburgh, Scotland
January 24, 1812
Age 32
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Age 32
July 7, 1813
Age 33
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Age 33
December 1, 1814
Age 35
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
February 10, 1816
Age 36
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
February 3, 1817
Age 37
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
March 7, 1817
Age 37
Edinburgh, United Kingdom