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Blackburn, Baron (UK, 1876 - 1896)

 

Creation: let.pat. 16 Oct 1876

 

Extinct: 8 Jan 1896

 

Family name: Blackburn

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Arms:

 Argent on a Pale Sable three Stags' Heads erased Argent

Crest:

 A Stag's Head erased as in the Arms

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Colin [Blackburn], Baron Blackburn, PC

2nd son of John Blackburn, of Killearn, co. Stirling, by his wife Rebecca Leslie Gillies, dau. of Rev Colin Gillies

born

18 May 1813

died

8 Jan 1896

created

16 Oct 1876 for life Baron Blackburn, of Killearn in the County of Stirling

note

Barrister-at-Law, Inner Temple 1838, a Justice of the Queen's Bench 1859-1876, knighted 1860 and Privy Councillor on appointment as a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary 1876-1886

 

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