BELL Robin

Male 1862 - 1919  (57 years)


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  • Name BELL Robin 
    Born 30 Jun 1862  Blaydon, Saumarez Ponds, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Buried Sep 1919  Black Mountain, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 23 Sep 1919  Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I502  The Tree of Him
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2014 

    Father BELL James,   b. 7 Nov 1824,   d. 27 Mar 1881, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother DAWSON Rachel,   b. 1 Apr 1835,   d. 7 Aug 1907, Hillgrove, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1852  Saint Peter's C Of E, Armidale Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F329  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family HOWE Ellen,   b. 25 Dec 1863, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1926, Tingha, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1883  [5
    Children 
     1. BELL Sophia Annie,   b. 1884, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1975  (Age 91 years)
     2. BELL Elizabeth R,   b. 1885, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. BELL Ellen May,   b. 1886, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1948, North Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. BELL George Henry,   b. 1888, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. BELL Cecil John,   b. 1889, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. BELL Andrew E,   b. 1890, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     7. BELL Myra Malvena,   b. 1895, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1982  (Age 87 years)
     8. BELL Clement Clarence,   b. 1903, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F373  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Sep 1919 - Black Mountain, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Sep 1919 - Armidale, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Armidale Express, Tuesday 30 September, 1919, p. 3
      Obituary - Mr Robin Bell. The death of Mr Robin Bell, one of the best known and most highly respected residents of the Black Mountain district, occurred on Tuesday. Deceased had been suffering from hydatids on the llungs, which caused his death, but the end came somewhat unexpectedly. The late Mr Bell was 57 years of age, a native of Dumaresq, and had resided at Black Mountain for over forty years. He is survived by a widow, three sons - Messrs Cecil and Clem (Black Mountain), and George (Queensland) - and three daughters - Mrs Lionel Williams (Tenterden), Mrs William Skinner (Qjuirindi), and Mrs Andrew Menzies (Black Mountain). The funeral took place on Wednesday at Black Mountain, and was largely attended. Mr S Hotston (Baptist) officiated and was assisted by Messrs Daniel Menzies (Black Mountain) and Fred Eaton (Armidale).

      Robin Bell was born the 30 June 1862 at Saumarez Ponds, the thrid son and sixth child of james and Rachel Bell (nee Dawson). Robn Bell later selected landnear his brothers James Thomas and Reuben Bell at Black Mountain. His property became known as Eastwiew. On 25 April 1883 he married Elen Howe, the daughter of John and Sopa Howe (nee Frost). Two toehr daughters of John and Sopha Howe married Robin’s brothers Reuben and George Bell. Robin and Ellen Bell had a large family and some the sons later settled in the Southern Queensland area wehre thei descendants still live today.
      Robin Bell died on 23 September 1919 aged 57 years and Ellen Bell died on 1 April 1926 aged 62 years. Both are buried in the Black Mountain Cemetery. [6]

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1862 4337.

    2. [S37] Australian Cemeteries Index.

    3. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 16994/1919.

    4. [S9] St Peter’s Church of England Parish Registers, Armidale, No 96, .

    5. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1883 6450.

    6. [S47] Nola Mackey, (McPhee Print, Grafton, 1990), p. 154.