Henry Bell

(1767—1830) hotelier and developer of steam navigation

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Henry Bell (1637—1711) architect and merchant

Henry Glassford Bell (1803—1874) writer and sheriff

Henry Nugent Bell (1792—1822) genealogist

Sir Francis Henry Dillon Bell (1851—1936) lawyer and prime minister of New Zealand

Sir Henry Hesketh Joudou Bell (1864—1952) colonial governor and author

William Henry Bell (1873—1946)


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Bell was apprenticed as a millwright, but spent part of his career as the proprietor of a hotel in Helensburgh, where he conceived the idea of a steamboat to ...

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