Henry, Lord Cockburn

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Henry Thomas Cockburn, Lord Cockburn

Birthdate: (74)
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 MacDowall
Father of Graham Cockburn; James Mcdowall Cockburn; George Ferguson Cockburn; Lawrence Cockburn; Elizabeth Cleghorn and 6 others
Brother of Elizabeth Davidson; Matilda Cockburn; Robert Cockburn; John Cockburn; Margaret Cockburn and 3 others

Occupation: Scottish judge/biographer
Managed by: Private User
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About Henry, 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, Lord Cockburn's Timeline

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