in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 697 words.
Prest, William (1830–1885), football administrator and wine merchant, was born in York, probably on 1 April 1830, one of five sons of John Prest, a successful merchant in the city, and his...