Sir Robert Preston (6th Baronet of Woodford, Essex and Valleyfield, Perth)


NationalityBritish 
RolesShip Owner, Administrator, Merchant Sailor 
Date of Birth21.4.1740 - Culross, Fife HPO
First Known Service8.1.1768EICS
FatherSir George Preston, 4th Bt. of Valleyfield (1702-1779)HPO
MotherAnne Cochrane (c.1707-1779)HPO
WifeElizabeth Brown (1744-?) - Married 27.4.1790HPO
BrotherSir Charles, 5th Bt. (1735-1800)HPO
Last Known Service1810EICS
Date of Death7.5.1834ref:893

Ships Owned


FromToVesselSource
17821793Busbridge  
17821796General Eliott  
1783aft.8.3.1791Foulis  
17841793Bellmont  
17951805Cirencester (26)  
17961805Cuffnells  
17961810Coutts  

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
8.1.1768 Captain (HEIC)ref:925
17817.5.1834Elected an Elder Brother of Trinity HouseHPO
5.4.178419.6.1790Elected a Member of Parliament for DoverHPO
10.5.17921.11.1806Elected a Member of Parliament for CirencesterHPO
23.3.1800 Succeeded as 6th Baronet of Woodford, Essex and Valleyfield, PerthHPO


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