Reference Entry

Cockerell, Sir Charles, first baronet (1755-1837), banker

Peter J. Marshall and Willem G. J. Kuiters

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Cockerell, Sir Charles, first baronet (1755-1837), banker, was born at Bishops Hull, Somerset, on 18 February 1755, the fifth son of John Cockerell (1714-1767), of Welsh descent, with interests in the West Indies, and of his wife, Frances (d. 1769), née Jackson, a descendant of Samuel Pepys, the diarist. Charles ...

Reference Entry.  866 words. 

Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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