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Leslie Barton Preston
« on: Sunday 13 May 18 23:49 BST (UK) »
Looking for any information i.e Parents siblings etc Born 1887 in Repton.  He served in Royal Navy & died 3rd Feb 1915.  Thank you

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Re: Leslie Barton Preston
« Reply #1 on: Monday 14 May 18 00:25 BST (UK) »
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Leslie Barton Preston

Can't see an entry on the cwgc website for that name and no birth reg either

Have you found him on the 1891/1901 censuses?
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Re: Leslie Barton Preston
« Reply #2 on: Monday 14 May 18 00:31 BST (UK) »
The name was Leslie Barton PREST, according to his CWGC record ???

https://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/4004803/prest,-leslie-barton/
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Leslie Barton Preston
« Reply #3 on: Monday 14 May 18 00:32 BST (UK) »
Baptised also as Leslie Barton PREST at Repton, 20 Apr 1887 (born 6 Feb 1887).

Parents: Edward Henry Prest & Mary Irving Prest.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Leslie Barton Preston
« Reply #4 on: Monday 14 May 18 00:36 BST (UK) »
He married Hilda Mary Stuart Petley, Dec qtr 1913 Bedford.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Leslie Barton Preston
« Reply #5 on: Monday 14 May 18 00:39 BST (UK) »
His parents Edward Henry Prest and Mary Irving Barton had married Jun qtr 1886 Lancaster.

By 1891 they were living in Barnard Castle, Durham, where Edward was a schoolmaster.

RG12/4080/56/24.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Leslie Barton Preston
« Reply #6 on: Monday 14 May 18 00:47 BST (UK) »
Edward Henry Prest died in Barnard Castle on 18 October 1893, according to his Cambridge University alumni details. He had been admitted to Jesus College, Cambridge in 1876 as a scholar, and had distinguished himself as a rower, earning his Blue in 1878, 1879 and 1880.  In the latter two years he had served as President of Cambridge University Boat Club.
Ayr: Barnes, Wylie
Caithness: MacGregor
Essex: Eldred (Pebmarsh)
Gloucs: Timbrell (Winchcomb)
Hants: Stares (Wickham)
Lincs: Maw, Jackson (Epworth, Belton)
London: Pierce
Suffolk: Markham (Framlingham)
Surrey: Gosling (Richmond)
Wilts: Matthews, Tarrant (Calne, Preshute)
Worcs: Milward (Redditch)
Yorks: Beaumont, Crook, Moore, Styring (Huddersfield); Middleton (Church Fenton); Exley, Gelder (High Hoyland); Barnes, Birchinall (Sheffield); Kenyon, Wood (Cumberworth/Denby Dale)

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Re: Leslie Barton Prest
« Reply #7 on: Monday 14 May 18 10:10 BST (UK) »
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Leslie Barton Preston

Can't see an entry on the cwgc website for that name and no birth reg either

Have you found him on the 1891/1901 censuses?
thank you CaroleW got the surname incorrect

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Re: Leslie Barton Preston
« Reply #8 on: Monday 14 May 18 10:14 BST (UK) »
thank you avm228 appreciate all the information :)