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James Preston

M, #4143, b. circa 1856
Last Edited: 14 Jun 2020
  • Birth*: James Preston was born circa 1856 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; calc from 1881 census.
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Agnes Barr on 15 June 1877 at Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, ; from Daniel birth reg 1892 [Jan 2008].

Census Events

Head of Household3 April 1881He was listed as head of household along with spouse Agnes Barr in the 1881 census at 18 Annfield Street, Liff & Benvie, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James Preston, head, mar, 24, power l tenter, Dundee; Agnes Preston, wife, mar, 24, Dundee; also in the household were Davidina Preston and Rachel Preston.1,2
Head of Household5 April 1891He was listed as head of household along with spouse Agnes Barr in the 1891 census at North Lindsay Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James     Preston     Head     Married     Male     34     1857     Factory Worker Tenter     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Agnes     Preston     Wife     Married     Female     34     1857     -     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Davidina     Preston     Daughter     Unmarried     Female     12     1879     Scholar     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Agnes     Preston     Daughter     Unmarried     Female     9     1882     Scholar     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Elsie A     Preston     Daughter     Unmarried     Female     5     1886     Scholar     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Jemima     Preston     Daughter     Unmarried     Female     3     1888     -     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
James     Preston     Son     Unmarried     Male     0     1891     -     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; also in the household were Davidina Preston, Elsie A Preston, Jemima Preston and James Preston.3
Head of Household31 March 1901He was listed as head of household along with spouse Agnes Barr in the 1901 census at 1 Pitfour Street, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland, . James     Preston     Head     Married     Male     45     1856     Tenter (Power Loom)     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Agnes     Preston     Wife     Married     Female     45     1856     -     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Davina     Preston     Daughter     Single     Female     21     1880     Jute Weaver     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Agnes     Preston     Daughter     Single     Female     17     1884     Jute Weaver     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Alice     Preston     Daughter     Single     Female     15     1886     Jute Weaver     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Jemima     Preston     Daughter     Single     Female     12     1889     Factory Worker     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
James     Preston     Son     -     Male     10     1891     Scholar     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland
Daniel     Preston     Son     -     Male     8     1893     Scholar     Dundee, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland; also in the household were Davidina Preston, Agnes Preston, Elsie A Preston, Jemima Preston, James Preston and Daniel Preston.4


Agnes Barr b. c 1856


Davidina Preston b. c 1878
Rachel Preston b. c Mar 1881
Agnes Preston4 b. 1884
Elsie A Preston3 b. 1886
Jemima Preston3 b. 1888
James Preston3 b. 1891
Daniel Preston+ b. 25 Feb 1892, d. Dec 1983


  1. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), FHL film 0203480 GRO ref vol 282-1 enumdist 31 page 32; [Jan 2008].
  2. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    18, Annfield Street, Liff & Benvie, St Peter, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jun 2020].
  3. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    North Lindsay Street, Dundee, St Mary, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jun 2020].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Record Transcription:
    1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census
    1, Pitfour Street, Dundee, Liff & Benvie, St Mary, Forfarshire (Angus), Scotland [Jun 2020].