'Dr' Robert Bell

???? - 1816


  1. Will of Robert Bell of Trelawny [made in 1814] proved 05/06/1817. He left all his property to his wife Mary Gallimore Bell (q.v.) for life and then to his adopted son John Stogdon Highatt (q.v.). If the latter died before he reached 21, the proper was to pass to Dugald Malcolm Ruthven and his wife. In the Jamaican registration for the will, Robert Bell was shown as late of the United Kingdom.


  1. PROB 11/1593/51

Further Information

Mary Gallimore Bell

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1832 [EA] - → Previous owner

Dr Robert Bell was previous owner of a group of enslaved people attached to Johnston Pen that he appears to have left to John Stogdon Highatt, his adopted son.

Relationships (3)

Other relatives
Notes →
In his will made in 1814 Robert Bell described John Stogdon Highatt as his adopted...
Deceased Husband → Widow
Testator → Legatee
Notes →
With her husband Dugald Malcolm Ruthven, Mary Ruthven was a contingent legatee of Robert Bell....