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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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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
18 May 1813
8 Jan 1896
16 Oct 1876 for life Baron Blackburn, of Killearn in the County of Stirling
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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