James Haughton Langston

James Haughton Langston (c.1797 – 19 October 1863) was a British landowner and Member of Parliament.

He was the son of John Langston of Sarsden House, Oxfordshire and educated at Eton College (1811), Christ Church, Oxford (1814). In 1812 he succeeded his father, inheriting the Sarsden estate.

He was appointed High Sheriff of Oxfordshire for 1819–20 and verderer of Wychwood Forest.

He served as MP for New Woodstock from 1820 to 1826 and Oxford from 1826 to 1834 and from 1841 to 1863.

He died in 1863. He had married the Hon. Julia Moreton, the daughter of Thomas Reynolds Moreton, 4th Baron Ducie. They had an only daughter, Julia, to whom he bequeathed his Oxfordshire estate. In 1849 she married her cousin Lord Moreton, later 3rd earl of Ducie.


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    Parliament of the United Kingdom
    Preceded by
    Lord Robert Spencer
    Sir Henry Watkin Dashwood, Bt
    Member of Parliament for Woodstock
    1820 1826
    With: John Gladstone
    Succeeded by
    Marquess of Blandford
    Lord Ashley
    Preceded by
    Charles Wetherell
    John Ingram Lockhart
    Member of Parliament for Oxford
    With: John Ingram Lockhart to 1830
    William Hughes Hughes 1830–32
    Thomas Stonor 1832–33
    William Hughes Hughes from 1833
    Succeeded by
    William Hughes Hughes
    Donald Maclean
    Preceded by
    William Erle
    Donald Maclean
    Member of Parliament for Oxford
    1841 1863
    With: Donald Maclean to 1847
    Sir William Page Wood 1847–53
    Edward Cardwell 1853 – March 1857
    Charles Neate March – July 1857
    Edward Cardwell from July 1857
    Succeeded by
    Charles Neate
    Edward Cardwell
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