Joshua Thomas Bell

Male 1863 - 1911  (47 years)


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  • Name Joshua Thomas Bell 
    Nickname Joey 
    Born 13 Mar 1863  Ipswich, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education 1869-1880  Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joshua was educated privately and attended Ipswich and Brisbane Grammar Schools. 
    Education 1881-1885  Trinity Hall, Cambridge University, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was president of the Union and debated luminaries such as Austen Chamberlain. He was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple and in 1888 was a marshall on the Northern Assizes circuit. 
    Occupation 1889-1892  Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He returned to Queensland in 1889 to become a director of the Darling Downs and Western Lands Company whose head-station Jimbour was the family seat. He was Sir Samuel Griffith's private secretary from 1890-1892. 
    Occupation 1893-1911  Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was elected member for Dalby in the Legislative Assembly. He was beaten for the Federal seat of Darling Downs by Sir Littleton Groom in 1901. The "Australian Dictionary of Biography - Online Edition" carries his life synopsis. 
    Died 10 Mar 1911  Graceville, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Toowong cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5905  Maleny Pioneers & Neighbouring Districts
    Last Modified 9 May 2011 

    Father Joshua Peter Bell, K.C.M.G.,   b. 19 Jan 1827, Kildare, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1881, Brisbane, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Mother Margaret Miller Dorsey,   b. c 1842, Glascow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1914, Victoria Private Hospital, Stanley St., Brisbane Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 19 Feb 1861  Ipswich, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1744  Group Sheet

    Family Catherine Jane Jones 
    Married 25 Jul 1903 
    Children 
     1. Child Bell
     2. Child Bell
    Last Modified 9 May 2011 
    Family ID F1746  Group Sheet


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