James Adolphus Oughton

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

His monument in Westminster Abbey is by Richard Hayward.[1]


  1. ^ Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851 by Rupert Gunnis
  • Lee, Sidney, ed. (1895). "James Adolphus Dickenson Oughton" . Dictionary of National Biography. 42. London: Smith, Elder & Co.

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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