|Member of Parliament
for North Down
7 December 1898 – 24 October 1900
|Preceded by||Thomas Waring|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Lorimer Corbett|
|Born||11 September 1829|
|Died||27 February 1920(aged 90)|
|Political party||Irish Unionist|
Blakiston-Houston was the son of Richard Bayly Blakiston-Houston (d. 1857), of Orangefield, County Down, and his wife Mary Isabella Houston. He was a grandson of Sir Matthew Blakiston, 2nd Baronet. He married Marian Gertrude Streatfield, of Sussex (d. 1890); the couple had twelve children.
John Blakiston-Houston was High Sheriff (1860) and Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of County Down. He also held the office of Vice-Lord-Lieutenant of County Down. Between 1898 and 1900 he was the Irish Unionist Member of parliament for North Down at Westminster.
- Profile, thepeerage.com; accessed 28 March 2016.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John Blakiston-Houston
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|Member of Parliament for Down, North
Thomas Lorimer Corbett
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