James Wentworth Buller

James Wentworth Buller (1 October 1798 – 13 March 1865)[2][3] of Downes, Crediton, Devon, was a British Whig[4] Member of Parliament for Exeter, in Devon, from 1830 to 1835,[2] and for North Devon from 1857 to 1865.[3]


He was the son of James Buller (1766–1827), MP, of Downes, the grandson of James Buller (1717-1765), MP.

Marriage & progeny

He married Charlotte Juliana Jane Howard-Molyneux-Howard, daughter of Lord Henry Thomas Howard-Molyneux-Howard and Elizabeth Long, on 5 October 1831. His children were:


  1. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1937, p.279, Buller of Downes
  2. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "E" (part 2)
  3. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "D" (part 2)
  4. Stooks Smith, Henry. (1973) [1844–1850]. Craig, F. W. S. (ed.). The Parliaments of England (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 70. ISBN 0-900178-13-2.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Samuel Trehawke Kekewich
Lewis William Buck
Member of Parliament for Exeter
With: Lewis William Buck to 1832
Edward Divett from 1832
Succeeded by
Sir William Webb Follett
Edward Divett
Preceded by
Lewis William Buck
Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, Bt (1)
Member of Parliament for North Devon
With: Charles Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis
Succeeded by
Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, Bt (2)
Charles Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis
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