Coordinates: 53°50′30″N 0°39′14″W / 53.841714°N 0.653875°W / 53.841714; -0.653875
|OS grid reference||SE886392|
|Unitary authority||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Ceremonial county||East Riding of Yorkshire|
|Region||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|EU Parliament||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|UK Parliament||East Yorkshire|
Houghton is a hamlet in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is situated approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) south of the market town of Market Weighton.
It forms part of the civil parish of Sancton.
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70 miles (112.7 km) District South Northamptonshire Shire county Northamptonshire Region East Midlands Country England Sovereign state United Kingdom Post town Northampton ...
... The Houghtons are heirs to the Corning glass fortune ... Alanson B ...
... Houghton's father, Dr Rev Mark Houghton (a patent attorney) was impressed by the invention ... On 14 October 2006 he filed a patent application at the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) naming Sam as the sole inventor ...
... In 1812 he joined the Baltimore "American" newspaper as treasurer and bookkeeper ... Soon afterward, in connection with his brother-in-law, John Norvell, he purchased and published the Baltimore "Whig." During the War of 1812, he was at the Battle of Bladensburg with Norvell and the account of this experience has been chronicled in "Some Account of the Life of Spencer Houghton Cone, A Baptist Preacher in America," published in New York in 1856 ...
... On October 6, 1987, Hain and Robert Lambert carjacked an automobile in Tulsa that was occupied by Michael Houghton and Laura Sanders ... Hain and Lambert eventually stopped the car, robbed Houghton and Sanders, and placed them in the trunk of the car ...
Famous quotes containing the words riding and/or east:
“Captain Carpenter rose up in his prime
Put on his pistols and went riding out
But had got wellnigh nowhere at that time
Till he fell in with ladies in a rout.”
—John Crowe Ransom (18881974)
“Though all the East did quake to hear
Of Alexanders dreadful name,
And all the West likewise did fear
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