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1788 Married Jenny Wilkinson in Liverpool
1833 Concerning his will. 'We the undersigned, Executors of the will of Robert Preston, late of Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster Distiller, Rectifier, and Brandy-Merchant, recently deceased, do hereby give notice, that upon his decease, which happened on the 19th day of November now last past, his interest in the late three several Partnership concerns of Robert Preston and Co, Rectifiers and Brandy-Merchants, William Preston and Co, Distillers, and Fawcett Preston and Co, Iron-Founders and Engineers, all of Liverpool, entirely ceased; and that his Executors have no share or interest whatever in any of those Partnership concerns.— Witness our hands this 2d day of December 1833. Margaret Dawson. James Dawson. Hy. Holmes. John Leyland. Thomas Rodick.'