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Sir Alexander Thomas Cockburn-Campbell

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Sir Alexander Thomas Cockburn-Campbell

Birth
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, India
Death 23 Apr 1871 (aged 66)
Albany City, Western Australia, Australia
Burial Albany, Albany City, Western Australia, Australia
Plot Lower Cemetery Section: Anglican - Row 18 - Grave 0011
Memorial ID 179864060 View Source
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Sir Alexander Cockburn-Campbell, 2nd Baronet came out to Western Australia in 1857 (reason unknown by family), after a short stint working in Perth as the Superintendent of Police, he was appointed Government Resident at Albany. He remained in this role until his death.

Sir Alexander main contributions to Albany, were the improvements to York Street, which was a mess only able to be crossed by wooden plank. The building of the court house in Albany was also contributed to his efforts.


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