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Bell family page


The Rev William Bell died in Jersey in 1873

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Origins of surname

There are two possible derivations for this surname - a bell ringer, bell founder or someone living near church bells; or a handsom man, from the French bel

Early records

The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was in the 1830s


  • Bell

Family records


Church records


Family trees


Great War service

  • Evelina Marion Bell, British Red Cross, no local records found


Occupation records


Family wills

These wills created by members of the family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Annie Bell, Dunbar Cottage, St Saviour - 28 November 1911, D/Y/A/70
  • Robert Bell, Shandon, Montagne Gardens, Brockley, Kent - 27 March 1922, D/Y/A/82
  • Jane Bell, widow 17 October 1849 - D/Y/A/27
  • Clarisse Belle, wife of Thomas Chall, St Saviour - 28 December 1921, D/Y/A/81


Burial records

Family album

Family gravestones

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