Authorised form of nameBell; James (1824 - 1908)
Dates1824 - 1908
Place of birthCounty Armagh, Ireland
Date of birth1824
Place of deathHove, Sussex
Date of death31/03/1908
Dates and placesBurial:
Ewell, Surrey
University College, London
Worked at the Inland Revenue Laboratory, Somerset House (1846); Deputy Principal of the Laboratory (1867-1874); Principal (1874-1894); Consulting Chemist to the Indian Government (1869-1891)
CB 1889
FIC (president 1888-1891)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/06/1884
RelationshipsMarried (1858) Ellen, daughter of William Reece of Chester
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1909 vol 82 pp v signed by T E T
Proceedings gives birth date as 1825
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA1501
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1884/10Bell, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
AP/62/1Contributions to the Chemistry of Food1883
MC/13Volume 13 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1884
NLB/16/627Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr James Bell, Fellow of the Royal Society, Howell Hill Lodge, Ewell, Surrey9 May 1898
NLB/20/404Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs Harrison & Sons23 April 1900
NLB/37/519Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Harrison & Sons2 April 1908
NLB/37/707Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr T [Thomas] E [Edward] Thorpe, Fellow of the Royal Society4 May 1908
NLB/37/741Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Dr T [Thomas] E [Edward] Thorpe, CB, Fellow of the Royal Society6 May 1908
RR/9/110Referee's report by Henry Edward Armstrong, on a paper 'Contributions to the chemistry of food' by James Bell1883
RR/9/109Referee's report by Joseph Henry Gilbert, on a paper 'Contributions to the chemistry of food' by James Bell12 December 1883
RR/49/16Referee's report by Owen Willans Richardson, on a paper 'The emission of electrons from tungsten and molybdenum under the action of soft X-rays from copper' by James Bell[May 1933]
MC/13/71Letter from Dr [James] Bell, Laboratory Somerset House, to the Royal Society18 June 1884
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