Adolphus Oughton

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Sir Adolphus Oughton, 1st Baronet (c. 1685 – 4 September 1736), was a British politician.

Oughton was the son of Adolphus Oughton and Mary Samwell, daughter of Richard Samwell, of Upton, Northamptonshire.[1] He sat as Member of Parliament for Coventry between 1715 and 1736.[2] In 1718 he was created a baronet, of Tetchbrook in the County of Warwick.[1]

Oughton married his cousin, Frances Wagstaffe, daughter and heir of Sir Thomas Wagstaffe. They had no children. He died in September 1736 when the baronetcy became extinct.[1]


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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Christopher Hales, Bt
Sir Fulwar Skipwith, Bt
Member of Parliament for Coventry
With: Sir Thomas Sanwell, Bt 1715–1722
John Neale 1722–1734
John Bird 1734–1736
Succeeded by
John Bird
John Neale
Baronetage of Great Britain
New creation Baronet
(of Tetchbrook)