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Authorised form of nameBell; Sir; Isaac Lowthian (1816 - 1904)
SurnameBell
ForenamesIsaac Lowthian
Dates1816 - 1904
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England (15 February 1816)
Death:
Rounton Grange, Northallerton (20 December 1904)
Burial Place:
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
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
4/06/1874
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
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
EC/1874/02Bell, Sir Isaac Lowthian: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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