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Cochrane of Cults, Baron (UK, 1919)


Creation: let. pat. 16 May 1919


Family name: Cochrane




Quarterly:  1st, Argent a Chevron Gules between three Boars' Heads erased Azure armed and langued of the second within a Bordure Contre-Ermine (Cochrane);  2nd, Gules a Fess Ermine in chief a Stag's Antler Or fesswise (Crawford of Kilbirnie);  3rd, Gules a Fess chequy Argent and Azure in chief three Mullets of the second (Lindsay of the Byrnes);  4th, Argent on a Saltire Sable nine Lozenges of the field in centre chief a Mullet Gules (Blair)


A Horse passant Argent between two Stag's Attires Gules


On either side an Ermine Ermine


Virtute Et Labore (By virtue of labour)



Thomas Horatio Arthur Ernest [Cochrane], 1st Baron Cochrane of Cults JP DL

3rd son of Thomas Barnes [Cochrane], 11th Earl of Dundonald, by his wife Louisa Harriet Mackinnon, 2nd dau. of William Alexander Mackinnon of Mackinnon, 33rd Chief of Mackinnon


2 Apr 1857


2 Dec 1880 Lady Gertrude Julia Georgina Boyle OBE (b. 15 Nov 1861; d. 12 Dec 1950), 1st dau. and cohrss. of George Frederick [Boyle], 6th Earl of Glasgow, by his wife Hon Montagu Abercromby, 1st dau. of George Ralph [Abercromby], 3rd Baron Abercromby


1. Hon Thomas George Frederick Cochrane, later 2nd Baron Cochrane of Cults

2. Hon Sir Archibald Douglas Cochrane GCMG KCSI DSO, Member of Parliament for East Fife 1924-29 and Dunbartonshire 1932-36, Governor of Burma 1936-41 (b. 8 Jan 1885; d. 16 Apr 1958), mar. 6 Jan 1926 Hon Julia Dorothy Cornwallis CBE (d. 15 Jun 1971), 1st dau. of Fiennes Stanley Wykeham [Cornwallis], 1st Baron Cornwallis, by his wife Mabel Leigh, 1st dau. of Oswald Peter Leigh, of Belmont, co. Chester, and had issue

3. Hon Sir Ralph Alexander Cochrane GBE KCB AFC

4. Roger Cochrane (b. 2 Jun 1898; dvp. 1908)

1. Louisa Gertrude Montagu Cochrane (dvp. 24 Oct 1916)

2. Marjorie Julia Cochrane (dvp. an infant 29 May 1886)

3. Hon Dame Katherine Elizabeth Cochrane DBE

4. Hon Dorothy Agnes Cochrane


17 Jan 1951


16 May 1919 Baron Cochrane of Cults, of Crawford Priory in the County of Fife

suc. by



Member of Parliament (Liberal Unionist) for North Ayrshire 1892-1910; Parliamentary Private Secretary to Secretary of State for the Colonies 1895-1901; served in the Boer War 1900-01; Under-Secretary of State at the Home Office 1902-05; served in World War I as Lt Col commanding 2nd/7th Black Watch 1914-17


Thomas George Frederick [Cochrane], 2nd Baron Cochrane of Cults, DSO


19 Mar 1883

mar. (1)

14 Oct 1920 Hon Elin Douglas-Pennant (d. 19 Feb 1934), 5th dau. of George Sholto Gordon [Douglas-Pennant], 2nd Baron Penrhyn, by his second wife Gertrude Jessy Glynne, only surv. dau. of Rev Henry Glynne, Rector of Hawarden

mar. (2)

22 Oct 1948 Millicent Agnes Mary Foster (former wife of Wilfred Neil Foster;  d. 1981), 1st dau. of Dr Alexander Duckham


8 Dec 1968

suc. by

son by first wife


Thomas Charles Anthony [Cochrane], 3rd Baron Cochrane of Cults


31 Oct 1922


15 Jun 1990

suc. by



Ralph Henry Vere [Cochrane], 4th Baron Cochrane of Cults, DL


20 Sep 1926


18 Dec 1956 (Janet) Mary Watson Cheyne, 1st dau. of William Hunter Watson Cheyne MB MRCS LRCP, of Gouldsbrook House, Crewkerne, co. Somerset, by his wife Grizel Bayley, 1st dau. of I F Bayley, of Halls, Dunbar


1. Hon Thomas Hunter Vere Cochrane (b. 7 Sep 1957)

2. Cdr Hon Michael Charles Nicholas Cochrane OBE RN (b. 4 Mar 1959)





4th Baron Cochrane of Cults, of Crawford Priory in the County of Fife

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 16 May 1919)



Cults, Cupar, Fife KY15 5RD

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