The History of Leith

November 9, 2010

Henry Thomas Cockburn (October 26, 1779 – April 26, 1854

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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