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George Bell

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Death: 1832 (55)
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Bell of Hunthill and Grizel Hamilton
Brother of William Bell of Hunthill, WS and Robert Bell

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About George Bell

Biographical Summary

Bell, George. Ref: 132. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Surgeon.
  • Appointments Held: Surgeon in Edinburgh; Surgeon Extra-ordinary to The King in Scotland.
  • Mother: Grizel Hamilton.
  • Father: Benjamin Bell FRSE 1749-1806.
  • Siblings: Robert Bell FRSE 1782-1861, William Bell, FRSE 1783-1849.
  • Other Family: Grandson of Robert Hamilton, FRSE 1707-87.
  • References: Biographisches Lexikon 1929, 1, 144; Shapin 38; Anderson 3, 684.
  • Memberships: FRCSE, FRCS.
  • Date of Election: 27/01/1806.
  • Proposers: James Gregory, Andrew Coventry, John Playfair, (Literary Section Minute 16/12/1805 Phys. NLS Acc10,000/3).
  • Notes: Born 1777, died 1832.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 74

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Edinburgh, Scotland
Age 55