Sir James Cockburn, 9th Baronet

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Sir James Cockburn, 9th Baronet (21 March 1771 – 26 February 1852) was British Governor of Bermuda from 1811 to 1812, from 1814 to 1816 and from 1817 to 1819.

He was the eldest son of Sir James Cockburn, 8th Baronet (1729–1804) and his second wife Augusta Anne Ayscough. His maternal grandfather was Francis Ayscough, Dean of Bristol.

His younger brothers were:

On 14 October 1801, Cockburn married Marianna Devereux. She was a daughter of George Devereux, 13th Viscount Hereford by his wife and possible distant relative Marianna Devereux. They had a daughter:

He was appointed the High Sheriff of Carmarthenshire for 1847.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Samuel Trott
Governor of Bermuda
1811–1812
Succeeded by
William Smith
Preceded by
George Horsford
Governor of Bermuda
1814–1816
Preceded by
William Smith
Governor of Bermuda
1817–1819
Political offices
Preceded by
E. Cooke
Under-Secretary of State for War and the Colonies
with Sir George Shee, Bt

1806–1807
Succeeded by
E. Cooke
Charles Stewart
Baronetage of Nova Scotia
Preceded by
James Cockburn
Baronet
(of Langton)
1804–1852
Succeeded by
George Cockburn