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Sir Thomas Cockburn - Campbell
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1845
Exeter
Devon, England
Death: Sep. 27, 1892
Perth
Western Australia, Australia

Thomas Cockburn-Campbell was born in Exeter, England. He is the second son of Sir Alexander Thomas Cockburn-Campbell, second Baronet, and his wife, Grace, daughter of Joseph Spence. He was educated in England and at Heidelberg. He was fluent in French.
He left England for Queensland, Australia in 1864 where he worked with Augustus Gregory as a chainman and later with other surveyors. In the late 1860s he went to Western Australia and took up farming; his father was resident magistrate at Albany, Western Australia. In 1871 he succeeded to the baronetcy on the death of his elder brother Alexander Cockburn-Campbell.
He married in 1870 to Lucy Anne, daughter of Arthur Trimmer.
In 1873 Thomas was nominated a member of the old Western Australian Legislative Council and became chairman of committees. He was for some time editor of the "West Australian" newspaper but retired in 1887 due to ill health. But he continued as an active political writer for four years.
Survived by his wife Lucy (died 27 July 1926), two sons and four daughters.
Their Children:
Grace Lucy Cockburn-Campbell b.12 July 1871, d.16 June 1918
Sir Alexander Thomas Cockburn-Campbell, 5th Bt. b.8 Aug 1872, d.1 July 1935 (Died in a Salvation Army Home)
Olympia Sophia Cecilia Cockburn-Campbell b. Jan 1874, d. 16 Jun 1901
Rachel Mary Anne Cockburn-Campbell b. 8 July 1878, d. 17 Aug 1956
John Stothart Cockburn-Campbell b.31 Oct 1878 Died in South Australia. (Unmarried)
Lalla Cockburn-Campbell b. 2 Aug 1882, d. 19 May 1964 
 
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  Lucy Ann Trimmer Cockburn - Campbell (1851 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Perth Cemeteries
Perth
Western Australia, Australia
 
Created by: Cate Kirby-White
Record added: Dec 22, 2012
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Sir Thomas Cockburn - Campbell
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