Title Ref: *1
Emer Prof
First name(s)
Francis Jeffrey
Surname
Bell
Position(s) held at King's College London Ref: *1
  • Chair of Comparative Anatomy, 1879 -1897
  • Emeritus Professor/ Fellow 1897

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended Refs: *1 *3
  • Christ’s Hospital, London
  • Magdalene College, Oxford 1874-1878 Ref: *7
Qualifications Refs: *1 *3
  • BA Zoology, Magdalen College, Oxford (1878) Ref: *5
  • Hons in Natural Science, Magdalen College, Oxford (1878) Ref: *5
  • MA Oxon (1881) Ref: *7
Position(s) held (non King's College London) Ref: *1
  • Examiner in Animal Morphology Magdalen College, Oxford, 1893-94
  • Zoological Department British Museum, 1878-1919
  • Examiner in Natural Science Tripos, Cambridge, 1897-98
  • Hon. Assistant Sec. Officers' Association, International Congress of Zoology (1898).
Professional activities Ref: *4

Member of Linnean Society

Publications Ref: *4

Select Publications:

  • Translator, Carl. C. Gegenbaur, Comparative Anatomy (1879) Ref: *5
  • Manual on Comparative Anatomy and Physiology 1885
  • Catalogue of British Echinoderms in the British Museum
  • Editor of Catalogue of Madrepararia in British Museum; Natural History; Reports of Voyage of the Discovery; Memoirs in Trans. & Proc. Zool. Soc.; Journal of the Linnean Society

Personal details

Date of birth
[1855]
Place of birth Refs: *1 *2
Calcutta, India
Date of death Refs: *1 *2
1 April 1924
Obituary

"Prof. F. Jeffrey Bell", Nature 113, 541-541 (12 April 1924)

Family details

Eldest son of F. J. Bell of Calcutta (1823–1856) and Barbara Anne Shaw (1834–1918). Ref: *6 Relation of Sir Charles Bell the anatomist. Ref: *5

Notes

Zoological specialist in echinoderms.

References

  1. King's and Some King's Men
  2. 1911 Census
  3. Oxford University Alumni 1500-1886
  4. Who Was Who 1916-1928
  5. "Prof. F. Jeffrey Bell", Nature 113, 541-541 (12 April 1924)
  6. “Francis Jeffrey Bell”, Ancestry.co.uk.
  7. J Murray, ed, The Magdalen College Record [Third Issue] 16 (London, John Murray: 1922), 16
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