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date: 23 October 2019

Bell, Benjaminlocked

(1749–1806)
  • John Kirkup

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Bell, Benjamin (1749–1806), surgeon and farmer, eldest son of the fifteen children of George Bell (1722–1813), farmer, and Anne, née Corrie, of Speddoch, was born at Dumfries in April 1749. He was descended from landed proprietors of long standing in Dumfriesshire. Subsequently the family moved to ...

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British Museum, London
private collection
, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latterday Saints
Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
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