Margaret Cockburn-Campbell

COCKBURN-CAMPBELL, Margaret (née Malcolm). b. 1808; d. Alphington, near Exeter, Devonshire, 6 February 1841. She was the daughter of a General, Sir John Malcolm, GCB, who was a friend of the Duke of Wellington. She married her cousin, Sir Alexander Thomas Cockburn-Campbell, in 1827. He was one of the founders of the Plymouth Brethren, and he and his wife must have been closely associated with them in their early years during her short life-time. One year after her death, some of her hymns were published in James George Deck*’s Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs (1842). In the British Library copy the following hymns have ‘Lady Campbell’ written in ink above the hymn (in what appears to...

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