Preston Island

Preston Island TOB R NT007852 1 394 0m

Preston Island 1828 SGF
Preston Island 1866 OS 6 inch 1st edn.

pn Preston + SSE island

An artificial island for the production of coal and salt built by Sir Robert Preston of Valleyfield c.1800, and from whom it gets its name. Full details of this remarkable early industrial complex can be found in Ewart and Dunn 1997.

This place-name appeared in printed volume 1