• On 30 Mar 1851 William appeared on the census at Johnson's Entry, Newcastle, Northumberland as a 26-year-old labourer. 3
• Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Jun 1845 at the Newcastle upon Tyne registration district, with GRO reference Vol 25, Page 343. 1
1 Graham Hart, Ben Laurie, Camilla von Massenbach and David Mayall, FreeBMD Web Site.
2 "International Genealogical Index," database, (http://www.familysearch.org : accessed 11 Mar 2010), British Isles Region, entry for Matilda Preston, christening 3 Aug 1846, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England; citing FHL microfilm 1,068,964 (Parish registers of All Saints Church, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1600-1940 Church of England. All Saints Church (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland)), batch no. C004297.
1851 Census of England, Newcastle, folio 707, page 1, William Preston; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 2 Oct 2012); citing PRO HO 107/2407.