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Franklin Prestage (1830-1897)
1830 Born in London the son of John Thomas Prestage, Engineer and Lockmaker, and his wife Augusta Wilson
1841 With John Prestage (age c.35) and Augusta Prestage (age c.35)
1860 Married in Jessore to Eliza Amelia Hawes
1863 Birth of son Donald Llewellyn Prestage
1870s Franklin Prestage was the Agent of the Eastern Bengal Railway
Formed the Darjeeling Steam Tramway Co
1878 Proposed the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
1881 Member of the Legislative Council of Bengal
1891 Living in Trewern, Montgomeryshire, a retired civil engineer, with his wife.
1897 Died at Simla Maulana, Haryana, India