Patrick Cockburn

Standard Name: Cockburn, Patrick,, d. 1753


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Family and Intimate relationships Alison Cockburn
Alison Rutherford was married in the parish church at Ormiston in East Lothian (where her husband's family owned its estate) to Patrick Cockburn , a lawyer and later an estate manager.
Cockburn herself says she...
Family and Intimate relationships Alison Cockburn
Patrick Cockburn (whose health had always been fragile) died at Musselburgh of bowel disease, leaving AC to live as a widow for forty years.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Cockburn, Alison. Letters and Memoirs. Editor Craig-Brown, Thomas, David Douglas.
Residence Alison Cockburn
AC and her husband , who had fallen desperately ill with a bowel complaint, left their friendly landlord's house near Glasgow and travelled by carriage through the falling snow to a rented house at Musselburgh...
Wealth and Poverty Alison Cockburn
Patrick Cockburn 's elder brother had sold the family estates, to pay off debts, in 1748; hence the need for Patrick to find employment. Patrick had saved the duke once before 1750, by preventing him...


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