Macdonald Dictionary Record: Samuel Lee Bell
George Ranald Macdonald
One record, handwritten in ink on rectangular card, with biographical information for Samuel Lee Bell. Written by George Ranald Macdonald for the Macdonald Dictionary of Canterbury Biography project, 1952-1964.
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Marks/Inscriptions: B. 345 S.L. Bell Cowlishaw Â£50 loss caused to him through their carelessness in per paring a deed of conveyance of 20 ac. part of R.S. 5676. In Ap. 67 he had the Railway Chop House Colombo St and another shop. T.B. Thompkins was his manager in the Railway Chop House. There was a bad fire which destroyed a row of shops including his Own. After the fire an enquiry was held as to the amount of goods Bell claimed had been destroyed - among st other items bang 44 cot. of Sugar. t seemed very unlikely that there was any such quantity on Bells premises. He finally ( lived at Sumner ner where he made and manta ned the well known Summoning, bathe there. The Sumner train tom mas was always repaired to just as n The Baths v He and his wife Elizabeth are ist receded as going to Lille River Oct. 64. His furst wife Elisab th d. at sea on board the Lady Jocelyn June 80 aged 60 married (2) 25.7.81 by Registrar at Albert Park , Melbourne to Sara widow of John newman Otway Cave of Melbourne. He d. at Sumner 22.10.90 aged 76 His son John Lie Ball d. 31.1.06 aged 62 bur. at Add Cem. bur. Addn. Cem. His father employed him on Lake Forsyth. LT. 1.7.80 : 1.9.81 : 27.10.90 : 10.4.67 : 10.7.67 :; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
Marks/Inscriptions: B. 345 S.L. Bell N.W He took a lease of part of . 844, corner of Cashel + Colombo streets for 21 years fro 14.8.67 at Â£128 p.A. Deeds No 26951 L S. In 14.9.70 he sub let to W.H. Wynn Williams at a rental of Â£ 200 p.a.; Type of mark: Machine translation/Transcription; Notes: Machine translation by Mark Fryer
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