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date: 23 October 2019

Bell, Johnlocked

(1746/7–1798)
  • [Anon.]
  • , revised by Alastair W. Massie

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Bell, John (1746/7–1798), army officer and inventor, was born in the parish of St Cuthbert's, Carlisle, the eldest son of William Bell, hatter, of Botchergate, Carlisle. He was baptized at St Cuthbert's Church on 22 February 1747. After working in the family business, ...

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Gentleman's Magazine
National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
Royal Society of Arts, London
Cumbria Archive Service, Carlisle