James Haughton Langston

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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
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
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