Thomas Cochrane, 11th Earl of Dundonald

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Thomas Barnes Cochrane, 11th Earl of Dundonald (14 April 1814 – 15 January 1885) was a Scottish nobleman. He was son of the radical politician and sailor Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald. As a child he accompanied his father to Chile. Cochrane joined the British Army and eventually gained the rank of Captain. On 31 October 1860, he succeeded his father as the 11th Earl of Dundonald. Between 1879 and 1885, he was a Representative Peer of Scotland.[1]

Marriage and children[edit]

Cochrane married, at the British Embassy in Paris on 1 December 1847, Louisa Harriet MacKinnon, daughter of William Alexander Mackinnon, MP, of Mackinnon. The Dowager Countess of Dundonald (as she was known after her husband´s death) died 24 February 1902 in her 83rd year.[2] They had seven children:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Thomas Barnes Cochrane, 11th Earl of Dundonald". thePeerage.com. 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  2. ^ "Obituary - Dowager Countess of Dundonald". The Times (36701). London. 26 February 1902. p. 10. 

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Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
Thomas Cochrane
Earl of Dundonald
1860–1885
Succeeded by
Douglas Cochrane