Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

James BELLAge: 7818571935

Name
James BELL
Given names
James
Surname
BELL
Birth March 13, 1857 57 26
Citation details: 10441/1857 BELL JAMES WILLIAM CATHERINE BUNGAY BUNGAY
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
Publication: NSW; (1886 - 1942)
Citation details: 22 October 1935, page 2.
Bell - James - Obituary
Bell - James - Obituary

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Birth of a sisterJane BELL
calculated 1859 (Age 21 months)

Bell - William - Death Certificate
Bell - William - Death Certificate

Note: Image kindly provided by Lorraine Langeberg.

Note: In the death certificate of William, Jane is included and is shown as being 23 years of age at the time of his death in 1882. I have been unable to find any relevant birth registration.
Birth of a sisterChristina BELL
January 12, 1860 (Age 2)
Citation details: 13421/1860 BELL CHRISTINA WILLIAM CATHERINE WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
Birth of a brotherWilliam BELL
August 11, 1862 (Age 5)
Citation details: 8848/1862 BELL WILLIAM WILLIAM CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
Birth of a brotherThomas BELL
about 1864 (Age 6)
Citation details: 9703/1864 BELL THOMAS WILLIAM CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Birth of a brotherGeorge Michael BELL
May 15, 1866 (Age 9)
Citation details: 9793/1866 BELL GEORGE WILLIAM CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
Birth of a sisterCatherine Agnes BELL
July 26, 1868 (Age 11)
Citation details: 10978/1868 BELL CATHERINE WILLIAM CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
Death of a motherCatherine O'DONNELL
July 10, 1871 (Age 14)
Informant: William BELLhusband
Cause: Parturition - Convulsions
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
Citation details: 4155/1871 BELL CATHERINE WILLIAM DIED MANNING RIVER MANNING RIVER
Bell - Catherine - Death Certificate
Bell - Catherine - Death Certificate

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Marriage of a siblingLawrence Leo FAHEYMary Catherine BELLView this family
June 4, 1873 (Age 16)
Address: Little Dingo Creek
Citation details: 2997/1873 FAHEY LAURENCE BELL MARY CATHERINE MANNING RIVER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710 and 765
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register Book 2 has the year of her marriage as 1872.
MarriageMary HAMILTONView this family
August 20, 1879 (Age 22)
Citation details: 3735/1879 BELL JAMES HAMILTON MARY MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
Birth of a daughter
#1
Margaret Teresa BELL
May 8, 1880 (Age 23)
Citation details: 17897/1880 BELL MARGARET JAMES MARY MANNING RIVER
Citation details: 13 July 2014
Text:

In part:

"Margaret Bell 8.5.1880 - 30.8.1953"

Marriage of a siblingThomas Brown HUNTERJane BELLView this family
about 1880 (Age 22)
Citation details: 3892/1880 HUNTER THOMAS BROWN BELL JANE MANNING RIVER
Death of a brotherUnknown BELL
before 1882 (Age 24)

Bell - William - Death Certificate
Bell - William - Death Certificate

Note: Image kindly provided by Lorraine Langeberg.

Birth of a son
#2
William BELL
about 1882 (Age 24)
Citation details: 18283/1882 BELL WILLIAM JAMES MARY WINGHAM
Death of a fatherWilliam BELL
October 15, 1882 (Age 25)
Informant: Henry Joseph BELLson
Cause: Supposed disease of the heart. Not certified
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
Citation details: 8915/1882 BELL WILLIAM WILLIAM DIED DINGO CREEK WINGHAM
Bell - William - Death Certificate
Bell - William - Death Certificate

Note: Image kindly provided by Lorraine Langeberg.

Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2 has William's DOD as 1 Jan 1868 at Dingo Creek.
Marriage of a siblingHenry Joseph BELLCatherine Agnes MOONEYView this family
June 27, 1883 (Age 26)
Citation details: 5124/1883 BELL HENRY J MOONEY CATHERINE A WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 708
Birth of a son
#3
Michael Leo BELL
April 5, 1884 (Age 27)
Citation details: 21592/1884 BELL MICHAEL JAMES MARY WINGHAM
Citation details: 13 July 2014
Text:

In part:

"Michael Bell 5.4.1884 - 28.2.1954(69)Dawson Cem"

Birth of a son
#4
James BELL
about 1886 (Age 28)
Citation details: 23101/1886 BELL JAMES JAMES MARY TAREE
Birth of a daughter
#5
Alice Agnes BELL
June 8, 1888 (Age 31)
Citation details: 24294/1888 BELL ALICE JAMES MARY TAREE
Birth of a son
#6
Maurice Gregory BELL
September 19, 1890 (Age 33)
Citation details: 33805/1890 BELL MAURICE JAMES MARY TAREE
Citation details: 13 July 2013
Text:

In part:

"Maurice Gregory Bell 19.9.1890 - 24.9.1970(80) Wingham"

Birth of a daughter
#7
Agnes BELL
about 1892 (Age 34)
Citation details: 34837/1892 BELL AGNES E JAMES MARY TAREE
Marriage of a siblingJohn NORTONChristina BELLView this family
about 1892 (Age 34)
Citation details: 7161/1892 NORTON JOHN BELL CHRISTINA TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
Death of a sonJames BELL
about 1892 (Age 34)
Citation details: 12653/1892 BELL JAMES JAMES MARY TAREE
Marriage of a siblingChristopher James GARDNERCatherine Agnes BELLView this family
December 24, 1893 (Age 36)
Citation details: 6937/1893 GARDNER CHRISTOPHER J BELL AGNES C TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherHenry Joseph BELL
August 5, 1894 (Age 37)
Citation details: 13127/1894 BELL HENRY J WILLIAM CATHERINE TAREE
Bell - Henry and Catherine Agnes
Bell - Henry and Catherine Agnes

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Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
Death of a daughterAgnes BELL
about 1895 (Age 37)
Citation details: 6539/1895 BELL AGNES E JAMES MARY TAREE
Marriage of a childJohn Edwin JOYCEMargaret Teresa BELLView this family
October 20, 1897 (Age 40)
Citation details: 8569/1897 JOYCE JOHN R BELL MARGARET J TAREE
Citation details: 13 July 2014
Text:

In part:

"m 20.10.1897 m. John Edwin Joyce"

Birth of a grandson
#1
James JOYCE
about 1898 (Age 40)
Citation details: 16356/1898 JOYCE JAMES JOHN E MARGARET T TAREE
Death of a grandsonJames JOYCE
about 1898 (Age 40)
Citation details: 7279/1898 JOYCE JAMES JOHN E MARGARET T TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#2
Howard L JOYCE
about 1899 (Age 41)
Citation details: 15159/1899 JOYCE HOWARD L JOHN E MARGARET T PORT MACQUARIE
Birth of a grandson
#3
Lewis Macquarie JOYCE
about 1902 (Age 44)
Citation details: 15806/1902 JOYCE LEWIS M JOHN E MARGARET T PORT MACQUARIE
Birth of a grandson
#4
William Clyde JOYCE
about 1904 (Age 46)
Citation details: 6360/1904 JOYCE WILLIAM C JOHN E MARGARET T PORT MACQUARIE
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Queenie May JOYCE
about 1906 (Age 48)
Citation details: 27881/1906 JOYCE QUEENIE M JOHN E MARGARET T PORT MACQUARIE
Birth of a grandson
#6
James Bell BLANCH
April 22, 1907 (Age 50)

Birth of a granddaughter
#7
Elsie M JOYCE
about 1909 (Age 51)
Citation details: 40743/1909 JOYCE ELSIE M JOHN E MARGARET T PORT MACQUARIE
Birth of a granddaughter
#8
Mary Eileen BELL
about 1910 (Age 52)
Citation details: 32439/1910 BELL MARY E MICHAEL MARTHA TAREE
Marriage of a childMichael Leo BELLMartha THOMPSONView this family
April 6, 1910 (Age 53)
Citation details: 6593/1910 BELL MICHAEL THOMPSON MARTHA TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1237
Marriage of a childJames Vernon BLANCHAlice Agnes BELLView this family
about 1910 (Age 52)
Citation details: 14069/1910 BLANCH JAMES V BELL ALICE A WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 429
Birth of a grandson
#9
Stanley Vernon BLANCH
June 30, 1911 (Age 54)

Birth of a grandson
#10
Stanley JOYCE
about 1912 (Age 54)
Citation details: 17555/1912 JOYCE STANLEY JOHN E MARGARET T KEMPSEY
Birth of a grandson
#11
William Thompson BELL
January 22, 1912 (Age 54)
Citation details: 11811/1912 BELL WILLIAM T MICHAEL MARTHA WINGHAM
Bell - William Thompson
Bell - William Thompson

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Death of a grandsonStanley JOYCE
about 1912 (Age 54)
Citation details: 6300/1912 JOYCE STANLEY JOHN E MARGARET T KEMPSEY
Birth of a granddaughter
#12
Ellen Kathleen BELL
about 1913 (Age 55)
Citation details: 49080/1913 BELL ELLEN K MICHAEL MARTHA TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#13
Ronald David BLANCH
calculated 1914 (Age 56)

Blanch - Alice Agnes and Ronald David
Blanch - Alice Agnes and Ronald David

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Note: The headstone for Ronald is inscribed that he was 15 years of age at the time of his death in 1929.
Birth of a grandson
#14
Ernest BLANCH
April 18, 1916 (Age 59)
Birth of a grandson
#15
Maurice Claude “Jack” BLANCH
March 7, 1917 (Age 59)

Note: There is some doubt about the birth date given by Kevein Mathews. The headstone for Maurice has that he was 78 years old at the time of his death. This would have him being born about 1913.
Birth of a grandson
#16
Ambrose “Peter” BLANCH
March 1, 1918 (Age 60)
Citation details: 16 September 2013
Text:

In part:

"Ambrose Blanch went commonly by the name of Peter. He was born 1 March 1918 at Tionee, NSW."

Death of a brotherGeorge Michael BELL
about 1918 (Age 60)
Citation details: 17543/1918 BELL GEORGE M WILLIAM CATHERINE WINGHAM
Birth of a grandson
#17
Dallas BLANCH
February 14, 1920 (Age 62)

Birth of a granddaughter
#18
Bernadette Lillian BELL
about 1921 (Age 63)

Citation details: 12 March 2017
Text:

In part:

"Bernadette was 21 when she died in 1942 from pneumonia.She is buried in Stockton but I haven't been able to find where, need to access Stockton hospital / institution records not available online.Kind Regards Bernadette BELL BERNADETTE LILLIAN

4043/1942 MICHAEL The record from BDM"

Marriage of a childMaurice Gregory BELLAlice JOYCEView this family
August 22, 1922 (Age 65)
Citation details: 12831/1922 BELL MAURICE JOYCE ALICE WINGHAM
Citation details: 13 July 2014
Text:

In part:

"m 22.8.1922"

Death of a sisterJane BELL
about 1925 (Age 67)
Citation details: 18666/1925 HUNTER JANE WILLIAM MARRICKVILLE
Marriage of a grandchildEdward Thomas CASSINQueenie May JOYCEView this family
about 1926 (Age 68)
Citation details: 8892/1926 CASSIN THOMAS E JOYCE QUEENIE M TAREE
Death of a sisterMary Catherine BELL
July 11, 1927 (Age 70)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17088/1927 FAHEY MARY WILLIAM CATHERINE TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 765
Marriage of a grandchildJames Bell BLANCHMabel Mary BOYDView this family
October 1, 1929 (Age 72)

Death of a grandsonRonald David BLANCH
November 16, 1929 (Age 72)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 24538/1929 BLANCH RONALD D JAMES V ALICE A WINGHAM
Birth of a grandson
#19
Michael Kevin BELL
calculated 1930 (Age 72)

Bell - Michael Kevin
Bell - Michael Kevin

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Note: The headstone for Michael is inscribed that he was 48 years of age at the time of his death in 1979.
Death of a wifeMary HAMILTON
about 1934 (Age 76)
Citation details: 3388/1934 BELL MARY JAMES 78 YRS TINONEE TAREE TAREE
Marriage of a grandchildRay Dowling KIDDMary Eileen BELLView this family
about 1935 (Age 77)
Citation details: 20707/1935  KIDD ROY D BELL MARY E WINGHAM
Death October 14, 1935 (Age 78)

Publication: NSW; (1886 - 1942)
Citation details: 22 October 1935, page 2.
Bell - James - Obituary
Bell - James - Obituary

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Note: James was still alive at the time of the death of his Father in 1882. A long time helper, Lorraine Langeburg has advised "I have his death as 14.10.1935. I am not sure where I got that date from though."
Obituary October 22, 1935 (8 days after death)
Publication: NSW; (1886 - 1942)
Citation details: 22 October 1935, page 2.
Bell - James - Obituary
Bell - James - Obituary

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1853Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
11 months
elder sister
19 months
elder brother
21 months
himself
brother
younger sister
1 year
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Thomas BELL
Birth: about 1864 64 33Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death:
2 years
younger brother
George Michael BELL
Birth: May 15, 1866 66 35Western Dingo, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1918Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
Catherine Agnes BELL
Birth: July 26, 1868 68 37Western Dingo, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1959Rockdale, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Mary HAMILTON - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 20, 1879Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
9 months
daughter
3 years
son
William BELL
Birth: about 1882 24 27Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 13, 1954Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
3 years
son
James BELL
Birth: about 1886 28 31Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1892Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
2 years
son
Maurice Gregory BELL
Birth: September 19, 1890 33 35Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 24, 1970Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
Agnes BELL
Birth: about 1892 34 37Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1895Taree, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthB - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 10441/1857 BELL JAMES WILLIAM CATHERINE BUNGAY BUNGAY
BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
BirthNewspaper - The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser
Publication: NSW; (1886 - 1942)
Citation details: 22 October 1935, page 2.
Bell - James - Obituary
Bell - James - Obituary

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MarriageB - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 3735/1879 BELL JAMES HAMILTON MARY MANNING RIVER
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 710
DeathNewspaper - The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser
Publication: NSW; (1886 - 1942)
Citation details: 22 October 1935, page 2.
Bell - James - Obituary
Bell - James - Obituary

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ObituaryNewspaper - The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser
Publication: NSW; (1886 - 1942)
Citation details: 22 October 1935, page 2.
Bell - James - Obituary
Bell - James - Obituary

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