Preston, Richard

Mr Preston of Jerico 20.8.1792 at Brand Hollis'.
A near neighbour of Hollis in Essex, the will (PCC 1802) of Richard Preston of Jericho House, Blackmore Essex specified his epitaph "formerly eminent mercer behind St Clements London began with £13 7s 6d" and an executor was his friend Dr William Garthshore of St Martins Lane. Also mentioned brother Capt Achilles Preston, Mrs Dubourgh his late sister's mantua maker, nephew Richard Preston Prichard, and grandnephew Christopher son of John Preston formerly of St Clements mercer