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Bell, Patrick (1799–1869), Church of Scotland minister and inventor of agricultural machinery

Jonathan Brown

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/2022

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Bell, Patrick (1799–1869), Church of Scotland minister and inventor of agricultural machinery, was born in April 1799 at mid-Leoch, in the parish of Auchterhouse, a few miles north-west of Dundee. He was one of at least two sons of George Bell, a tenant farmer at ...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Engineering and Technology ; Agriculture and Farming ; Protestantism and Protestant Churches

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