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Joseph Preston & Sons, clock, watch and chronometer movement makers

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Date: 1869-1923
  • Prescot, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Instrument and Scientific > Watches and clocks
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C114570 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B386 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1890-1914: cash, bank and parts books
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
NRA 33366 Kullberg

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
1895-1923: jobbing ledgers, day book
Merseyside Record Office
NRA 21591 Preston
1869 -1912: papers rel to 19th century marine chronometer manufacture
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Annual Return 2012