The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Preston, Sidney
Preston, Sidney, C.I.E. (1901), P.W.D. India (retired); b. in London, 1850; educ; University Collegiate School and King’s College, London; joined service in the Indian P.W.D., 1870; served in the Irrigation department in the Punjab and in the United Provinces; became Secretary, Government of India (P.W.D.) and Inspector General of Irrigation; retired, 1905; Associate Member, Institute of Civil Engineers; Member of the Society of Arts; Fellow, King’s College, London. Address; 3, Helena Road, Ealing, W.