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From: "Faye" <>
Subject: Re: Preston, Devon
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2000 06:39:30 +1000
There are about 7 Prestons in UK. Check out Mapquest or some other online
From: Elaine and Paul Beckham <>
Date: Wednesday, 5 April 2000 05:36
Subject: Preston, Devon
>I have just noticed on the recent Digest that someone mentioned Preston.
>I had always thought Preston was in Lancs.... so I am wrong...can someone
>please tell me where Preston in Devon is, what the nearest large town is
>etc.... I believe my Grandfather John Kilgannon may have been born there.
>Any suggestion as to how I would find out the parish church there for
>1880? Also the the Roman Catholic church as I believe John may have been
>Many thanks - Elaine Kilgannon Beckham, also looking for Gillards, Haskins,
>Pidgeons, Blight, Harding, Hookway, Stephens. and Hawkins who possibly
>from Cornwall but ended up in London under the name of Ernest Charles
>Hawkins md Alice D'Arbon.