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 .