Alexander Baillie-Cochrane, 1st Baron Lamington
Alexander Dundas Ross Cochrane-Wishart-Baillie, 1st Baron Lamington (24 November 1816 – 15 February 1890), better known as Alexander Baillie-Cochrane, was a British Conservative politician perhaps best known for his association with Young England in the early 1840s.
He attended Cambridge University before entering parliament as a member for Bridport in 1841. He later sat for Lanarkshire, Honiton, and finally the Isle of Wight until 1880 when he was made a peer and went to the House of Lords as Baron Lamington, of Lamington in the County of Lanark.
In 1844 he married Annabella Mary Elizabeth, daughter of Andrew Drummond of Cadlands, Hampshire and a granddaughter of John Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland. They had four children. He was succeeded in his honours and lands by his only son, Charles Wallace Alexander Napier, second baron Lamington, who was appointed governor of Queensland in 1895.
- The London Gazette: . 27 April 1880.
- Blake, Robert (1966). Disraeli. New York: St. Martin's Press. ISBN 0-19-832903-2. OCLC 8047.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]
- Sidney Lee, ed. (1901). "Cochrane-Baillie, Alexander Dundas Ross Wishart". Dictionary of National Biography, 1901 supplement. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
- "Archival material relating to Alexander Baillie-Cochrane, 1st Baron Lamington". UK National Archives.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Alexander Baillie-Cochrane
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Henry Warburton and
Thomas Alexander Mitchell
|Member of Parliament for Bridport
With: Thomas Alexander Mitchell
John Romilly and
Thomas Alexander Mitchell
|Member of Parliament for Lanarkshire
Sir Thomas Edward Colebrooke
Joseph Locke and
|Member of Parliament for Honiton
With: Joseph Locke, to 1860
George Moffatt, 1860–1865
Frederick Goldsmid, 1865–1866
Julian Goldsmid, 1866–1868
Sir John Simeon, Bt.
|Member of Parliament for Isle of Wight
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
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