Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 03 August 2020

Bell, Sir Thomaslocked

  • J. Brown
  • , revised by Anthony Slaven


Bell, Sir Thomas (1865–1952), engineer and shipbuilder, was born on 21 December 1865 at Sirsawa in India, the son of Imrie Bell, a consultant engineer specializing in the design of lighthouses, and his wife, Jane Walker of Edinburgh. His early education was undertaken at the ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh
Mitchell Library, Glasgow
A. Slaven & S. Checkland, eds., , 2 vols. (1986–90)
University of Glasgow Library