James Preston (1876-1881)

James Preston is listed in The Post Office Directory of 1876 as working at 64 Newport Street, and in 1881he is listed as a Watchmaker and Jeweller. He was living with his wife Mary and children.

In 1877 James Preston Clockmaker appeared as a witness in the Manchester Assizes.

It is not yet confirmed if he is part of the Prestons Dynasty, research continues.