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Lewis Bell
b.1853, d. 1927

Aerial view of Alma


Alan Victor Bell 


  • son of Robert Thomas BELL (b.1871) of The Broats, Annan - strong interest in the greyhounds
  • nephew of Lewis Bell (b.1853)
  • only family member to come to Australia
  • came to Australia at age 20, and brought dogs with him from Scotland
  • married his cousin, Janet Bell, daughter of Lewis Bell - 2 children
  • died after a fall from a horse at "Alma", Booligal
  • Nancy Lyle, now Nancy Bird-Walton, landed the Flying Doctor plane to rescue him
  • after the accident, his wife Jenny and sons Lewis and Robert, lived at "Murrnong" with Jenny's parents, Lewis and MaryAnn Bell.
Dr. George Bell

b.1882, d.1970


133 Macquarie St. Sydney

Dr. George Bell  

d. late 1940's - early 1950's.

  • son of Robert Lewis BELL (b.17 May 1834-Dornock, Dumfries  d.1881) and Robina CARSTAIRS (b.1834 d.1924)
  • born 1860's ??
  • brother of Robert Carstairs BELL and at least 10 other siblings
  • see Carstairs Family Tree for details
  • lived in Sydney; in the later years at Royal Sydney Golf Club, Rose Bay
  • died in late 1940's or early 1950's
  • interestingly - both Drs. George Bell lived at Rose Bay in their later lives, and frequented the Golf Club at Rose Bay
Alexander Armstrong
Thompson Bell "Click" 21st Battalion Plaque, Vilers-Bretonneux (Courtesy Ron Kelly)
b.1886, d1916





Annie Bell
John BELL 
b. 1893 d 1942 
  • 7th child of Lewis and MaryAnn Bell
  • 1st wife Muriel MacIntyre
  • 2nd wife Marjorie Bishop - 3 children
  • lived at Murrnong
  • property manager
  • memorial stone at Urana
Lewis Bell 
b.1889, d.1951
  • 6th child of Lewis and Mary Ann Bell 
  • married Isabel Waugh, presumably of Booligal area
  • managed Alma Station for many years after Lewis Bell sold it
  • Lewis Bell Snr. mentions the Waugh family in a letter to Annie, his daughter
  • there is also a photo of Angus Waugh of Clare Station with a bogged wool wagon 
  • Clare Station was a large property in Booligal area - Photo of Clare Station Woolshed in "Pioneers of Wool"
Mary Calvert Bell
  • 12th child of Lewis and Mary Ann Bell
  • attended PLC, Melbourne
  • married Bill Anderson, one daughter, Mary Elizabaeth
  • with husband, managed Kallara Station, Bourke, NSW
  • later lived at Quinburra, Craigie, Sth.NSW  
Violet Lilias Bell (Va)
 Last Updated: 31 May 2008