'Bell01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Bell of Bellasis, Bell of Eachwick, Bell of London, Bell of Tottenham

                               
Thomas Bell of Bellasis in Stannington, Northumberland (a 02.1583)
m. Elizabeth
1. Christopher Bell of Bellasis
  m. _ Lawson of Cramlington
  A. John Bell of Bellasis (d 12.11.1580)
  m. Elizabeth Horsley (dau of Cuthbert Horsley of Horsley)
i. Robert Bell (b c06.1562, dsp 02.01.1587)
  ii. John Bell of Bellasis (b c07.1566, a 1628)
  m. Anne Fenwicke (dau of Martin Fenwicke of East Heddon)
  a. John Bell of Bellasis (b c1591, a 1629)
  m1. Elizabeth Green (dau of Humphrey Greene of Stannington)
  (1) Catherine Bell (a 1615)
  m2. (29.05.1628) Mary Slingsby (dau/heir of Rev. Charles Slingsby of Rothbury)
  (2) Roger Bell of Bellasis (b c1630, d 1725)
  m. Elizabeth Oliver (b c1646, d 1736, dau of James Oliver of Hexham)
  (A) John Bell of Newcastle (b 1553-4, d 22.06.1716)
  m. Margaret (b c1655, d 21.11.1710)
  (i) Sarah Bell
  (B) William Bell
  m. _ Smith of Haughton Castle
  (i) issue (d young)
  (C) Edward Bell of Newcastle, later of Eachwick Hall (Northumberland) (b c1681, d 15.07.1745, Major)
  m. Mary Atkins (d 23.07.1739, dau/heir of William Atkins of Sheraton & Hezelton)
  (i) Elizabeth Bell (b 1722-3, d 14.04.1792)
  m1. William Potter (dsp 1747, son/heir of William of Hawkwell)
  m2. George Spearman of London (b 10.06.1710, d 01.11.1753, son/heir of Philip of Preston)
  (a)+ issue (d unm) - Ralph (b 04.09.1749, d 13.07.1823), Mary (b 18.05.1751, d 2.02.1827)
  (D) Charles Bell of Eachwick, Northumberland (a 1743)
  m. Margaret Walles (dau of John Walles of Heugh, relict of John Walles of Eachwick)
  (i) Robert Bell of Bedlington (d 1788)
  m. _ Steel (dau of Aaron Steel of North Dissington)
  (a) Robert Bell of Bedlington (d unm)
  (b) Sarah Bell
  m. Robert Clayton, Sheriff then Mayor of Newcastle (a 1812)
  (E) Sarah Bell (b c1676, d 1856)
  m1. Jonathan Pilsbury of Newcastle (dsp, ship-owner)
  m2. Ralph Scurfield of Eachwick, Sheriff of Northumberland (dsp 01.09.1728)
  m3. John Ogle of Eglingham, Sheriff of Northumberland (dsp 1737)
  (F) daughter
  m. _ Lee (surgeon)
  (G) daughter
  m. _ Wilson of York
  (H) daughter (d young)
  (3) John Bell of London (a 1615)
  The following is partly supported by 'Whitaker of Hesley Hall, Grayshott Hall, Pylewell Park, and Palermo' by Robert Sanderson Whitaker (1907, 'Pedigree of Wakefield and allied Families', p64 +).
  m. ?? ("widow of a druggist")
(A) Benjamin Bell of London (a 1738, druggist)
  (i) Daniel Bell of London and/or Tottenham (druggist)
  Hodgson names him Benjamin but Whitaker names him Daniel which is supported by FMG (vol 2, MS189, 'Barclay', p434) which identifes him as 'of Tottenham' and provides the following information on his children by ...
  m. Catherine Barclay (dau of David Barclay of London)
  (a) Daniel Bell of Putney Heath
  (b) Jonathan Bell of Tottenham had issue
  m. Maria Vaux (dau of Edward Vaux)
  (c) Priscilla Bell (b c1751, d 12.09.1832)
  m. (03.01.1771) Edward Wakefield
  ((1)) Edward Wakefield (b 1773, d 1855)
  m1. (c1792) Sarah Crash
  ((A)) Priscilla Wakefield
  m. Henry Chapman of Wanstead
  ((B)) Catherine (b 1793, d 18735)Wakefield
  m. Charles Martin Torlesse (b 1793, d 1881, vicar of Stoke by Nayland)
  ((C))+ other issue - Edward Gibbon, Daniel, William, Howard, Arthur, Felix, Percy, son
m2. Frances Davies (dau of Rev. David Davies by Frances Meer or Meyer)
  ((K)) Laura Elizabeth Wakefield
  m. (1863) David Jones of Warborne, Lymington (b c1821, a 1907)
  ((L)) Frances Wakefield (d unm)
  (d) Catherine Bell
  Hodgson shows an unnamed daughter as married to S. Gurney of Norwich (banker). This was probably Catherine whose husband is shown by Whitaker & FMG as ...
m. John Gurney of Norwich
  (e) Elizabeth Bell
  m. John Hanbury of Tottenham
  (f) Lucy Bell
  FMG does not show any marriage for Lucy but she may be the unnamed daughter shown by Whitaker & Hodgson as married to ...
  m. Stamper Bland of London (banker) first name given by Hodgson but not by Whitaker
  (g) Charlotte Susannah Bell (d 31.01.1839)
  m. Capel Hanbury (b 1764, d 12.1835)
  (h) Rebecca Bell (d 13.05.1828)
  m. Abel Chapman of Whitby (ship-owner)
  (i) Christiana Bell
  m1. Nathaniel Springall of Norwich
  m2. Thomas Hankin
  (j) Caroline Bell
  m. John Head of Ipswich
  b.+ other issue - William, Catherine
2.+ other issue - George, John, Janet, Elizabeth

Main source(s): 'A History of Northumberland' (Rev. John Hodgson, Pt 2 Vol 2, 1832, 'Pedigree of Bell of Bellasis and Spearman of Eachwick', pp290-291) with a little support from Visitation (Northumberland, 1615, 'Bell') and further input/support as reported above
[Much of the above was originally launched within BZmisc18 on 27.03.14. It was moved here to facilitate expansion.]
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