_. Sir Philip Preston, 8th Baronet, died 9 January, 2021. He was 74.
Philip Charles Henry Hulton Preston was born 31 Aug, 1946, son of Lieutenant-Col Philip Henry Herbert Hulton Preston, OBE [1914-73], and his wife the former Katherine Janet Broomhall [1914-68], and he succeeded to the baronetcy [cr 1815] on the death of his cousin, Sir Ronald Preston, 7th Bt, 4 April, 1999.
He married in 1980, Kirsi Sylvi Annik, daughter of Eino Yrjö Pullinen, of Finland, by whom he had issue, a son, Philip, and two daughters, Katherine and Emily. The son, Philip Thomas Henry Hulton Preston, born 15 Aug, 1990, succeeds as 9th baronet.