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Henry Thomas Cockburn, of Bonaly, Lord Cockburn

Nicknames: "Lord Cockburn"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: Died in Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Archibald Cockburn and Janet Rannie
Husband of Elizabeth Cockburn
Father of George Fergusson Cockburn and Francis Jeffrey Cockburn
Brother of Matilda Cockburn; Robert Cockburn and Elizabeth Davidson

Occupation: Scottish judge/biographer
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About Henry Thomas Cockburn, of Bonaly, 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

1779
October 26, 1779
Edinburgh, Scotland
1811
March 12, 1811
Age 31
Edinburgh, Scotland
1818
January 31, 1818
Age 38
United Kingdom
1825
1825
Age 45
1830
1830
- 1834
Age 50
1834
1834
Age 54
1854
April 26, 1854
Age 74
Edinburgh, Scotland
1854
Age 74
Edinburgh, Scotland