Houghton of Sowerby (Barony)

Houghton of Sowerby, of Sowerby in the County of West Yorkshire (Barony)

A peerage of the United Kingdom.

Letters patent issued on Thu 20th Jun 1974

To Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton as Life peerage: Life Peerages Act 1958.

Issued during the Wilson (2) administration

Announced on Fri 24th May 1974 as part of a London Gazette Notice

Peerage extinct on Thu 2nd May 1996 with the 1st holder .