First name(s)
George William
Surname
Bell
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Auditor, 1878-1879
  • Member of College Council, 1880-[1895]

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended

High Wycombe

 

Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Secretary of the Soldiers' Daughters' Home, n.d. Ref: *2
  • Secretary to the Law Fire Insurance Society c.1860s Ref: *2
  • Secretary of the Council of St John’s House c.1881 Ref: *1
Professional activities

Set up The Boy’s Home, Euston Road, with George Bell in 1858. Ref: *2

Publications

Recollections of my Life (London 1893)

Personal details

Date of birth
26 Nov 1822
Place of birth
164 Aldersgate Street, London
Date of death
12 October 1910
Place of death
7 Albert Road, Regents Park, Middlesex, England
Family details

Son of William Bell (1786–1873), a merchant, Ref: *2 and Elizabeth Kinnear (1799–1888). Siblings:  Anna Louisa (1824–1900), Thomas Evans, Major (1825–1887), Conora G (1828–), Octavius Plunket (1832–1914), Frederick Hayley (1833–), Archibald Hamilton, Lieutenant (Royal Artillery) (1834–1865), Valentine Graeme, CMG (1839–1908), Grace Henrietta Hamilton (1843–1909). Ref: *3

Married with two daughters, Jessie Fearne and Maud Anna, and a son, Edward Bell.Ref: *2

References

1.KA/IC/B72, King’s College London Archives.

2.Gillian Carol Gear, "Industrial Schools in England, 1857-1933, 'Moral Hospitals' or 'Oppressive Institutions?'" PhD Thesis, University of London Institute of Education, 1999, 80-82.

3.“George William Bell” Family Tree, Ancestry.co.uk [Accessed 10 May 2017]

 

Photograph:

George William Bell by David Octavius Hill [detail], and Robert Adamson calotype, 1843-1848 NPG P6(70) © National Portrait Gallery, London. Supplied under license, Creative Commons BY ND.

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