1818–1898

Introduction

Born: Feb­ru­a­ry 10, 1818, War­wick Lodge, Ma­gher­a­felt, Ire­land.

Died: No­vem­ber 11, 1898, Na­tion­al Club, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Buried: Chel­ten­ham Ce­me­te­ry, Chel­ten­ham, Glou­ces­ter­shire, Eng­land.

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Biography

Charles was the son of Hen­ry Hum­phrey Bell.

He was ed­u­cat­ed at the Roy­al Acad­e­my, Ed­in­burgh, Scot­land; the Roy­al School, Dun­gan­non; and Tri­ni­ty Col­lege, Dub­lin (BA 1842, MA 1852, DD 1878).

After tak­ing Ho­ly Or­ders, he was suc­cess­ive­ly cur­ate of Hamp­ton in Ar­den; St. Ma­ry’s Cha­pel, Read­ing; and St. Ma­ry-in-the-Cas­tle, Hast­ings (1846).

He then served as in­cum­bent of St. John’s Cha­pel, Hamp­stead (1854); vi­car of Am­ble­side, Cum­bria (1861); with Ry­dal, 1872; and rec­tor of Chel­ten­ham (1872).

In 1869, he was an Hon­or­a­ry Ca­non of Car­lisle Ca­thed­ral.

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