Clan Preston

Basic Info.

Preston Clan Crest

Preston Clan Crest


Crest: An angel, Proper
Motto: Praesto Ut Praestem (I undertake what I may preform)
Origin of Name: Territorial, from barony of same name
Clan Chief: None, armigerous clan


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Preston Tartan

Edinburgh District

Edinburgh District

Edinburgh District tartan (There is no registered tartan for this clan)

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Clan History

Preston History

The surname Preston comes from the barony of Preston, or Prestoun, which was later called Gourtoun, and then finally Craigmillar in Midlothian.

In 1222, Alured de Preston is recorded as a witness to a charter, and sometime between 1240 and 1250, Lyulph, son of Lyulph de Preston had a charter for a piece of land in Linlithgow from John Albus, which he later made over to Neubotel (now Newbattle) Abbey.
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Clan Lands

Preston Lands


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