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Scottish Tartans World Register: Cockburn 
Cockburn Clan Tartan  WR798

A curious mistake, which perhaps throws light on the use of names for tartans, was made in the certification of the Cockburn sett in the 'Cockburn Collection' (1810-15). Sir William Cockburn of Cockburn, himself, signed and sealed a specimen of his own tartan which was later discovered to be the 'MacKenzie', the tartan worn by the 71st Highland Light Infantry in which he served. The label has since been removed and it is fairly certain that a distinct 'Cockburn' sett was in production at the time, recorded by W and AK Johnston.
The source of tartan 798 was: W. and A.K. Johnston (1906)
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