The History of Leith

April 17, 2010

The Henry Cockburn Memorial-The Dean Cemetery Edinburgh

Henry Thomas Cockburn (October 26, 1779 – April 26, 1854) was a Scottish judge and biographer, with the style of Lord Cockburn (pronounced /?ko?b?rn/ “Co-burn”).

His father, a keen Tory, was a baron of the Court of Exchequer, and his mother was connected by marriage with Lord Melville. He was educated at the Royal High School and the University of Edinburgh. for more click here


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(c) John Arthur

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