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Robert Bell

Death: Died
Place of Burial: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Bell of Hunthill and Grizel Hamilton
Husband of Eleanor Jane Ross
Father of Isabella Moncreiff
Brother of George Bell and William Bell of Hunthill, WS

Managed by: Alisdair James Smyth
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About Robert Bell

Biographical Summary

Bell, Robert. ?-27/04/1861. Ref: 136. Male.

  • Place of interment: Dean Cemy, Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Advocate.
  • Appointments Held: Advocate 1804; Sheriff 1841-60 Berwickshire; Procurator 1831-56 for Church of Scotland.
  • Schools and Tutors: High School, Edinburgh.
  • Marital Status: Married (1806) Eleanor Jane Ross d.1831.
  • Mother: Grizel Hamilton.
  • Father: Benjamin Bell FRSE 1749-1806.
  • Siblings: George Bell, FRSE 1777-1832, William Bell, FRSE 1783-1849.
  • Other Family: Grandson of Robert Hamilton, FRSE 1707-87, Father-in-law of James Moncreiff, Lord Tullibole FRSE 1811-1895.
  • References: Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 4,1857-62,483-4; F.J.Grant, 1944; Anderson 3, 684; C Rogers 1,1871,144.
  • Memberships: Bannatyne Club, Highland Society(1823).
  • Date of Election: 05/05/1823.
  • Proposers: John Cay, 12/3/1823, (ms Proposal, NLS Acc. 10,000/43).
  • Notes: Born 1782.
  • 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 76

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Robert Bell's Timeline

Age 31
April 27, 1861
Age 79
Edinburgh, Scotland