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William Robert Preston

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William Robert Preston (1808-1869) of Fawcett, Preston and Co

1808 Born son of William Preston, distiller, and his wife Mary; baptised in Everton in 1818 with 3 siblings[1]

Married the widow of his cousin, Robert Preston (2)[2]

c1836 Birth of son Henry Berthon Preston

1861 A landed proprietor, living in Hampshire with his family[3]

1869 December 24th. Died. Of Minsteed Lodge, Lyndhurst, Hants.

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Sources of Information

  1. Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers
  2. Preston Genealogy
  3. 1861 census