Richard Bell
Jane Atkinson
(Abt 1775-1835)
Richard Bell
(1807-Bef 1871)
Louisa Cooper
(Abt 1805-)
James Bell
(Abt 1837-1899)


Family Links

1. Ann Simpson

James Bell

  • Born: Abt 1837, Barwick-In-Elmet, Yorkshire England
  • Marriage (1): Ann Simpson
  • Died: 1899, Castleford, West Yorkshire England about age 62

  General Notes:

bet. July-September
1841 Census HO107/1311/17 Little Preston : Richard Bell 33 blacksmith, Lou isa 37, John 10, Thomas 10, Sarah 5, James 5

1851 Census HO 107/2329 Cuddy Cross, Great Preston: Richard Bell, 43, coll iery blacksmith, born in Saxton, Louisa 45 born in Wittlesford, Cambridges hire, John 21, colliery blacksmith, born in Micklefield, James, 14, coal h urrier, born in Barwick, Richard 9 born in Little Preston

1861 Census RG9/3431 Gt and Lt Preston: Richard Bell (transcribed as Bil l) 54, blacksmith, Louisa 56 born in Whittleford, Richard 19, shoemake r, born in Preston, James 24, wheelwright, married, born in Barwick-in-El met

1861 Census RG9/3361 Churwell : Edonia Simpson, widow, 68, nail maker empl oying 2 men, born in Mappleswell, Edward Sidney, son-in-law, 29 coal min er born in Cawthorne, Sophia Sidney, daughter, 28, born in Broadroyd Hea d, Tom Simpson 9 grandson, George Sidney 6, grandson, John Sidney 4 grands on, William grandson 2 - born in Churwell, James Bell, 24, son-in-law, whe elwright born in Barwick, Ann Bell, daughter 23, born in Broadroyd Head, R ichard 1, grandson born in Churwell

1871 Census RG10/4638 Castleford: Bridge Hotel, Bridge Street, James Bel l, 35, wheelwright born in Barwick, Ann 30 born in Broad Road Head, Richa rd 11, born in Churwell, Simpson 8, born in Cuddy Cross, Cooper 5, bo rn in Castleford

1881 Census RG11/4594 Castleford: 17 Bridge Foot, James Bell, 43, innkeep er born in Barwick, Ann 42 born in Barwick, Simpson 19, wheelwright bo rn in Barnaby, William 18, nephew, wheelwright born in Swillington, Coop er , son, 15 born in Swillington, Elizabeth, daughter, 5 born in Castlefor d
(Listed in the 1881c Household is William Bell, NEPHEW, Wheelwright, 18, S willington. Seemingly a son of Thomas, doesn't fit with John's family a nd too early for Richard. In the 1871c he is boarding at school in Sherbu rn which is totally unhelpful.)

1891 Census RG12/3764 Castleford: Bridge Hotel, Bridge Street, James Be ll 53, wheelwright and innkeeper, Ann 42, born in Broad Road Head, Coop er 25 blacksmith, Elizabeth 15, Richard grandson 6 - born in Castleford

James married Ann Simpson. (Ann Simpson was born about 1838 in Broadroyd Head, Yorkshire England.)


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