William Cockburn

Male Abt 1788 - 1868  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name William Cockburn 
    Born Abt 1788  South Shields?, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1850 
    Glassman (acc. to Tate-Cockburn marriage registration) 
    Residence 1850/1  Behind Sans Street, Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1855 
    Bottlemaker (acc to Wells-Cockburn/Tate marriage registration) 
    _UID A20A0E4BA7EB86419F9F93551D3A1F5953E0 
    Died 27 Aug 1868  Monkwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 Aug 1868  Mere Knolls Cemetery, Sunderland, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I461  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2010 

    Family Jane Unknown,   b. Abt 1794, Monkwearmouth?, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1869, Southwick, Monkwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ann Cockburn,   b. 1817, Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1831, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 13 years)
     2. William Cockburn,   b. 1819, Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1877, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     3. James Cockburn,   b. 1821, Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1824, Forth Bank, St. Nicholas, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Jane Cockburn,   b. 1823, Forth Bank, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1865, St. Peter's, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     5. James Cockburn,   b. Feb 1826, Close, Newcastle upon Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1826, Close, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. Eleanor "Ellen" Cockburn,   b. 1827, Close, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1847, Bishopwearmouth, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     7. David Cockburn,   b. 1829, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1836, Forth Bank, St. Nicholas, Newcastle-on-Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
     8. Ann Cockburn,   b. 2 Dec 1831, Close, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1887, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     9. Edward Cockburn,   b. 2 Dec 1831, Close, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1833, Close, St. Nicholas, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     10. 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)
     11. Isabella Cockburn,   b. 1837, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • There was a William Cockburn born in South Shields around 1788, child of Adam and Mary Cockburn (& baptized in the Presbyterian church)
      Adam Cockburn and Mary Oswald were married at St. Hilda, South Shields 6 October 1776.
      Isabella Cockburn daughter of Adam & Mary, baptized 1777 at St. Hilda, buried 1778 St. Hilda
      Adam Cockburn son of Adam and Jane [sic?], baptized 1779 St. John (Presbyterian), South Shields
      John Cockburn, son of Adam and Mary, baptized 1781, St. John, South Shields
      Mary Cockburn, son of Adam and Mary, baptized 1782, St. John, South Shields, buried 1785 St. Hilda
      Margaret Cockburn, son of Adam and Mary, baptized 1784, St. John, South Shields, buried 1785 St. Hilda
      Adam Cockburn, son of Adam and Mary, baptized 1787, St. John, South Shields [David Cockburn?]
      William Cockburn, son of Adam and Mary, baptized 1789 St. John, South Shields
      Robert Cockburn, son of Adam and Mary, baptized 1792 St. John, South Shields
      Dorothy Cockburn, daughter of Adam & Mary, baptized 1794 St. John, South Shields [married to George Ellis in 1815 at South Shields]
      Alexander Cockburn, son of Adam and Mary, baptized 1796 St. John, South Shields
      Mary Cockburn, daughter of Adam and Mary, baptized 1798, St. John, South Shields [? married to Wm Hall 1819 at South Shields?]

      Possibly related to the David Cockburn (died at Forth Bank, age 70] buried October 8, 1823 at St. Nicholas, Newcastle. [b. ca. 1753]

      Spouse probably Jane PYLE, married 5 October 1812 in Bishopwearmouth (but then about two children are "missing," born about 1813, 1815)

      Bishopwearmouth St. Michael's
      5 Oct 1812 William Cockburn of this parish married Jane Pyle of this parish, by Banns
      Witnesses Stephen Smith, David Cockburn (all parties sign their names with marks)

      Baptisms Bishopwearmouth St. Michael
      1817 4/13 Cockburn Ann to William and Jane
      1819 7/25 Cockburn William to William and Jane
      1821 11/11 Cockburn James to William and Jane

      Byker, Newcastle 1841 census
      Class H0107, piece 820, bk. 3, All Saints civil parish, ED 9 pg. 12 folio 39, line 24, GSU Roll 43885
      Chapel Street
      William Cockburn, 50 no occupation given, not born in Northumberland
      Jean Cockburn, 45, not born in Northumberland
      Jean, 15, born Northumberland
      Ann Cockburn, 9, ditto
      Hellen Cockburn 14 ditto
      Edward Cockburn 6 ditto
      Issabella Cockburn 4 ditto

      1851 Census of England Bishopwearmouth St Thomas Back Sands Street
      William Cockburn, 67 born South Shields, bootmaker, blind [should this not be age 62, and bottlemaker]
      Jane Cockburn, 57 born Monkwearmouth
      Edward Cockburn 16
      Isabella Cockburn 12
      Class HO107 piece 2396 folio 327 pg 58 GSU Roll 87074

      1861 Census of England
      not located

      William Cockburn bottlemaker age 80 of 30 Hamilton Street died August 1868 and was buried 30 August 1868 at Mere Knolls Cemetery. Burial noted in parish records of Monkwearmouth St. Peter's.
      William Cockburn age 80 Sunderland reg dist Sep Q 1868 10a374 (the death was registered by William Cockburn, also resident at 40 (note number) Hamilton Street))