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Cockburn, Sir Alexander James Edmund, twelfth baronetlocked

  • Michael Lobban


Cockburn, Sir Alexander James Edmund, twelfth baronet (1802–1880), judge, was born on 24 December 1802, the only son of Alexander Cockburn (1776–1852), later envoy-extraordinary and minister-plenipotentiary to Wurtemburg and then Colombia, and his wife, Yolande (d. 1810), daughter of the vicomte de Vignier...

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