Family History Notebook
16/06/09

John Bell

Born 1835/6 in Stanhope, County Durham

Married Sarah (born 1839/40 in Stanhope)

Children

Priscilla, born 1864/5 in Cowshill, County Durham 1
Annie, born 1866/7 in Stanhope, County Durham
Sarah, born 1869/70 in Stanhope, County Durham 2
Mary, born 1871/2 in Stanhope, County Durham 3
Jane Anna born, born 1873/4 in Stanhope, County Durham
Ada, born 1877/8 in Stanhope, County Durham 4

Notes

1    Priscilla: working as a servant in Stanhope at the time of the 1881 census; married William Lonsdale, children Joseph H., John, Ada P., Isabella. Living at Victoria Cottages, Howden-le-Wear at time of 1901 census. The 1901 census gives her birthplace as Cowshill, which is more informative than the 1881's Stanhope.

2    Sarah: married George Colling, children Jane, John W., living at Victoria Cottages, Howden-le-Wear at time of 1901 census

3    Mary: still single, living in Stanhope at time of 1901 census (there is a Mary Colling born at Cowshill in the 1901 census but she is only 26); married Colling

4    Ada: still single, living in Stanhope at time of 1901 census; married Dawson