Hardly legible with its encrusted lichens and general weathering, this MI is to William Brittain Bell, son of Samuel Bell and Catherine nee Ross. William Brittain b 1868 married Clara Elizabeth (or Bessie) Norrish. This couple had two sons, Hubert Brittain and William Samuel Brittain. Dates as yet not known.
William Brittain Bell died aged 60 in 1829. He was the eldest brother of Annie Bell who married Finlay Gibson.
Buried Town D Cemetery Barnstaple Devon.
*** [Acknowledgements to Ryan Moore for above photo Sept 2011 Ryan please contact me!]
From Probate Calendar:
William Brittain Bell