John Preston

Music publisher and seller, musical instrument maker but it is doubtful whether he made pianos.  He was probably a piano dealer.  Started business in 1774 at Banbury Court, Long Acre but soon moved to the Strand.  He was at 97 The Strand from 1778   His son, Thomas joined the business in 1787 and the firm became John Preston and Son in 1798 after John Preston died.