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Authorised form of nameBell; Sir; Isaac Lowthian (1816 - 1904)
Dates1816 - 1904
NationalityBritish
Place of birthNewcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England
Date of birth15 February 1816
Place of deathRounton Grange, Northallerton
Date of death20/12/1904
Dates and placesBurial:
Rounton
ActivityCareer:
Joined his father's iron works, Walker, Tyneside; started a chemical works near Gateshead (1852), and a metallurgical works making iron and steel; member of Council, Newcastle College of Science
Honours:
Bt 1885
Memberships:
FCS; Iron and Steel Institute (President 1873-1875); MIMechE; Northern Mining Institute; Natural History Society of Manchester
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election04/06/1874
RelationshipsEldest son of Thomas Bell and his wife Catherine, daughter of Isaac Lowthian, of Newbiggin, Carlisle; married (1842) Margaret, daughter of Hugh Lee Pattinson (FRS 1852)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1906-1907 vol 78 pp xiv-xviii signed by A N
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/38333377
Royal Society codeNA6431
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
NLB/5/708Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Lowthian Bell, [Fellow of the Royal Society]22 September 1891
NLB/5/1150Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Isaac Lowthian Bell, Fellow of the Royal Society15 January 1892
NLB/14/273Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Isaac Lowthian Bell, Fellow of the Royal Society8 February 1897
NLB/16/433Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir I Lowthian Bell, Fellow of the Royal Society4 April 1898
NLB/28/648Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Lowthian Bell, Fellow of the Royal Society25 April 1904
MC/20/243Letter from [Andrew] Noble, Elswick Works, Newcastle upon Tyne, to the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society8 March 1905
EC/1874/02Bell, Sir Isaac Lowthian: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MC/10/120Letter from I [Isaac] Lowthian Bell, The Hall, Washington, County of Durham, to the Royal Society, Burlington House, London8 June 1874
MC/10/148Letter from I [Isaac] Lowthian Bell, Middlesborough, to [Joseph Dalton Hooker], President of the Royal Society, Burlington House, London8 September 1874
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
MC/12/214Letter from I [Isaac] Lowthian Bell, Rounton Grange, Northallerton, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]5 November 1881
MC/12Volume 12 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1880-1883
MC/19/57Letter from [Isaac] Lowthian Bell, Rounton Grange, Northallerton, to the Royal SocietyApril 1904
HS/4/42Letter, from Sir Isaac L. Bell to Sir John Herschel, dated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne1 June 1863
HS/4/48Draft letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir Isaac L. Bell, dated at Collingwood24 December 1869
HS/4/43Letter, from Sir Isaac L. Bell to Sir John Herschel, dated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne8 June 1863
HS/4/40Letter, from Sir Isaac L. Bell to Sir John Herschel, dated at Washington Co. Durham15 December 1862
HS/4/45Incomplete letter, from Sir Isaac L. Bell to Sir John Herschel, dated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne17 June 1863
MC/19Volume 19 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1904
MC/20Volume 20 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1905
HS/4/41Letter, from Sir Isaac L. Bell to Sir John Herschel, dated at Newcastle-upon-Tyne20 December 1862
HS/4/46Draft letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir Isaac L. Bell, dated at Collingwood18 June 1863
HS/4/47Letter, from Sir Isaac L. Bell to Sir John Herschel, dated at Washington Co. Durham7 September 1863
HS/4/44Draft letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir Isaac L. Bell, dated at Collingwood11 June 1863
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