John Blakiston-Houston

John Blakiston-Houston

John Blakiston-Houston DL, JP (11 September 1829-27 February 1920) was an Irish Member of parliament.

Blakiston-Houston was the son of Richard Bayly Blakiston-Houston (d. 1857), of Orangefield, Co. 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) and had twelve children. [ [http://www.thepeerage.com/p16191.htm thepeerage.com] ]

John Blakiston-Houston was High Sheriff and Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of County Down. He 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. [ [http://www.thepeerage.com/p16191.htm thepeerage.com] ]

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