James Adolphus Oughton

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Lieutenant-General Sir James Adolphus Oughton KB (1720 – 2 May 1780) was a British Army officer who was commander of forces in North Britain.

He was the illegitimate son of Brigadier-general Sir Adolphus Oughton, Bt.[1]


  1. ^ "OUGHTON, Adolphus (?1684-1736), of Fillongley and Tachbrook, Warws.". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 27 October 2016. 

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Military offices
Preceded by
John Prideaux
Colonel of the 55th Regiment of Foot
Succeeded by
William Gansell
Masonic offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Dalhousie
Grand Master of the
Grand Lodge of Scotland

Succeeded by
The Earl of Dumfries