Name: John Preston
Suffix: of Whitehill
Death: 14 JUN 1587
Change Date: 6 JUL 2011
Newhailes: Originally known as WHITEHILL, it lies to the east of Newcraighall, the Prestons of Craigmillar Castle and Lord Bellenden of Broughton owning it at different times.
1544: The first mention in the burgh charters is Richard Preston of Whitehill who had a charter of certain lands from his father Simon Preston. They were a branch of the Craigmillar Castle Prestons.
1576: John Preston of Whitehill, heir to his father and Jean Crichton his spouse had sasing of the property.
1588: David Preston was served heir to his father, John Preston of Whitehill.
Father: Richard Preston
Mother: Helen Coutts
Jane Crichton b: ABT 1562
- David Preston