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Henry Thomas Cockburn, of Bonaly, Lord Cockburn

Also Known As: "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 Graham Cockburn; George Ferguson Cockburn; Margaret Day Cockburn; Jane Cockburn; Archibald William Cockburn and 6 others
Brother of Matilda Cockburn; Elizabeth Davidson; Robert Cockburn; John Cockburn; Margaret Cockburn and 3 others

Occupation: Scottish judge/biographer
Managed by: Private User
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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

1779
October 26, 1779
Edinburgh, Scotland
1812
1812
Age 32
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1813
1813
Age 33
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1814
December 1, 1814
Age 35
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1816
February 10, 1816
Age 36
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1817
March 7, 1817
Age 37
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1818
January 31, 1818
Age 38
United Kingdom
1820
April 21, 1820
Age 40
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1822
February 25, 1822
Age 42
Edinburgh, United Kingdom