Robert Cockburn

Male 1859 - 1901  (41 years)


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  • Name Robert Cockburn 
    Born 22 Jan 1859  Southwick, Monkwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 20 Feb 1859  Southwick, Monkwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _UID 6A4225075A9054439A2A46E2B0CEC84CD7F4 
    Died 1901  Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2026  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2010 

    Father Edward Cockburn,   b. 1834, Close, Newcastle upon Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1902, Thornhill, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Isabella Simpson,   b. Abt 1834, Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1901, Thornhill, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 17 Oct 1853  Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Witnesses Ann Metcalf and George Lord witnessed the Cockburn-Simpson marriage 
    Family ID F478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Isabella Brown,   b. 1860, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1880  Thornhill, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F792  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Baptism appears on FHL Film #1,885,613, item 3 p. 197

      1881 Census
      Robert COCKBURN Head M Male 22 Sunderland, Durham, England Glass Bottle Blower
      Isabella COCKBURN Wife M Female 19 Sunderland, Durham, England House Work
      Source Information:
      Dwelling 11 Forrest Cottages Census Place Thornhill, York, England Family History Library Film 1342101
      Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio 4568 / 15 Page Number 24
      (Isabella = Isabella BROWN marriage Mar Q 1880 Dewsbury 9b804)

      1891 Census Lees Hall Road, Thornhill, Yorkshire
      Robert Cockburn, 32, glass bottle blower, b. Sunderland (noted as a "lunatic")
      Isabella Cockburn, 29 b. Sunderland
      Robert Cockburn, 7, b. Thornhill Lees
      Ethel Cockburn, 4, b. Thornhill Lees
      Alexander Hill, boarder, 34 glass bottle blower b. Sunderland
      Monk? Hill, boarder, 22, glass bottle blower b. Sunderland

      1901 Census
      Lees Hall Holy Innocents Thornhill Lees RG13 piece 4274 folio 90 p 16 ED5 household 84
      Isabella Cockburn, 39, married, born Sunderland, shopkeeper, baker
      Robert Cockburn, 16, assurance agent
      Ethel Cockburn, 14, helps baker
      William Brown, 8, nephew
      (all children born at Thornhill Lees)

      Deaths Dec 1901 Cockburn Robert 42 Wakefield 9c 22
      Marriages Jun 1908 COCKBURN Isabella Dewsbury 9b 1370 (to Peter Byrne)
      Marriages Jun 1908 COCKBURN Robert Simpson Dewsbury 9b 1452

      Deaths Jun 1907 COCKBURN Ethel 20 Dewsbury 9b408

      1911 Census of England Ref. RG14PN27345 RG78PN1563 RD503 SD9 ED4 SN27
      Peter Byrnes head age 58 glass bottle maker born Sunderland, Durham
      Isabela Byrnes wife age 49 married 2 years confectioner bread baker born Sunderland, Durham
      William Brown, 18, single, nephew colliery rope-ender above ground born Thornhill, Yorkshire
      21 Kilners Cottages Lees Hall Road Thornhill Lees Yorkshire West Riding