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  • ID: I15194
  • Name: John Preston
  • Suffix: of Whitehill
  • Sex: M
  • Death: 14 JUN 1587
  • Note:

    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.
    (http://www.craigmillararchives.org.uk/Minevein/MRV5.htm)
  • _UID: DC31DD91319841EEA381E50CB215A9746CD4
  • Change Date: 6 JUL 2011



    Father: Richard Preston
    Mother: Helen Coutts

    Marriage 1 Jane Crichton b: ABT 1562
    • Married: BEF 1576
    Children
    1. Has Children David Preston
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