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Former Member Details

Mr David BELL (1828 - 1894)

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Date of Birth: 17/04/1828
Place of Birth: Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 23/11/1894
Place of Death: Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 15 Aug 1861 10 Nov 1865 4 years 2 months 27 days
Member for Camden 15 Aug 1861 10 Nov 1865 4 years 2 months 27 days
The Governor’s Opening Speech Committee No.1 03 Sep 1861 03 Sep 1861 1 day
Maitland and Morpeth Railway Company’s Bill Committee No.12 09 Oct 1861 20 Jan 1862 3 months 12 days
Mr F.W Birmingham Committee No.10 01 Oct 1861 20 Jan 1862 3 months 21 days
Mr Francis Flanagan Committee No.21 10 Dec 1861 20 Jan 1862 1 month 11 days
Tanners and Curriers Bill of 1859-60 Committee No.18 05 Aug 1862 19 Sep 1862 1 month 15 days
Mr Francis Flanagan Committee No.20 05 Aug 1862 04 Nov 1862 3 months
Exchange of Land, Scots Church, Jamison-street, legalizing Bill Committee No.24 12 Aug 1862 14 Nov 1862 3 months 3 days
Mr J.E Liardet Committee No.14 22 Jul 1862 20 Dec 1862 4 months 29 days
Railway through Ultimo Estate No.44 02 Dec 1862 20 Dec 1862 19 days
Cox’s Marriage Settlement Bill Committee No.29 01 Dec 1863 16 Dec 1863 16 days
Queensland Steam Navigation Company’s Incorporation Bill Committee No.37 30 Mar 1864 31 Mar 1864 2 days
Exchange of Land, Scots Church, Jamison street, Legalizing Bill Committee No.16 04 Sep 1863 01 Apr 1864 6 months 29 days
Railway through Ultimo Estate Committee No.20 15 Sep 1863 19 Apr 1864 7 months 5 days
Death of John Hart in Benevolent Asylum at Liverpool Committee No.22 15 Sep 1863 22 Apr 1864 7 months 8 days
Political Party Activity
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Pastoralist and believed to be the same David Bell who held squatting runs at Geogola and Spring Flat. May also have been an appraiser of runs in 1865.
Military Service
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Personal
Son of Robert Bell an overseer. Unmarried. Protestant faith.
Additional Information
Sydney Morning Herald, 28 November 1894 NSW Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly, 1859-60, volume three, p 637; 1866, volume one, pp 309, 335. The New South Wales Gazeteer, Sydney, 1866